Actress Kelly Preston, wife of John Travolta, dead at 57


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  • Monday, 13 Jul 2020

Kelly Preston, US actress and wife of US actor John Travolta, died after a battle with breast cancer at the age of 57, US media reported. Photo: AFP

Kelly Preston, who appeared in films including Mischief, Twins and Jerry Maguire, has died after a two-year battle with breast cancer. She was 57.

John Travolta, her husband of 29 years confirmed her death on his instagram account.

“It is with a very heavy heart that I inform you that my beautiful wife Kelly has lost her two-year battle with breast cancer, ” Travolta wrote.:She fought a courageous fight with the love and support of so many. My family and I will forever be grateful to her doctors and nurses at MD Anderson Cancer Center, all the medical centres that have helped, as well as her many friends and loved ones who have been by her side. Kelly’s love and life will always be remembered. I will be taking some time to be there for my children who have lost their mother, so forgive me in advance if you don’t hear from us for a while. But please know that I will feel your outpouring of love in the weeks and months ahead as we heal. All my love, JT.”

The actress and philanthropist is survived by her husband and two children. Her son, Jett died in 2009. – Reuters

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