BREAKING: KELLY PRESTON ACTRESS & WIFE OF JOHN TRAVOLTA LOSES BATTLE WITH BREAST CANCER AT 57

Kelly Preston, famed actress and longtime wife of legendary actor and frontman for Scientology John Travolta, lost her two-year battle with breast cancer. In a tweet Sunday a brokenhearted Travolta took to Instagram to break the news of his beloved wife’s passing.

Travolta wrote in the Instagram post, “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. 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 centers 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”

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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. 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 centers 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

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In a statement exclusively given to People Magazine, a family representative said “On the morning of July 12, 2020, Kelly Preston, adored wife and mother, passed away following a two-year battle with breast cancer,”. The representative went on to say “Choosing to keep her fight private, she had been undergoing medical treatment for some time, supported by her closest family and friends,” the family rep says. “She was a bright, beautiful and loving soul who cared deeply about others and who brought life to everything she touched. Her family asks for your understanding of their need for privacy at this time.”.

Travolta and Preston had one of the longest marriages in Hollywood. Married in 1991 the couple had four kids. Their 16 year old son Jett passed away in January 2009. Preston is survived by her Husband John Travolta and their two children, Ella, 20, and 9-year-old son Benjamin, who was born after their brother Jetts passing.

Preston had a very successful acting career of her own. According to People, “ her first major movie role in Mischief after several minor roles in television shows, including For Love and Honor.”. People went on to say of Preston’s career, “In the next few years, Preston starred in films such as SpaceCamp (1986), Twins (1988), Jerry Maguire (1996) and For Love of the Game (1999). Preston’s final film role was in the 2018 film Gotti in which she played Victoria Gotti, the wife of Mafia boss John Gotti, who was portrayed on screen by Travolta.”