John Travolta: Actor's wife, 57, dies after battle with cancer

John Travolta: Actor's wife, 57, dies after battle with cancer

- John Travolta announced the death of his wife Kelly Preston through a lengthy Instagram post

- The 66-year-old said his better half had been diagnosed with breast cancer two years back

- He thanked the medics who tried their best to save Kelly's life and who gave her care over her illness

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American actor John Travolta’s wife Kelly Preston is dead. The 57-year-old battled with breast cancer for two years before her sad demise.

John announced the devastating news through a short message on his Instagram page.

“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,” he wrote.
John Travolta: Veteran actor's 57-year-old wife dies after battle with cancer

Kelly lived a rich life and loved travelling with her husband. Photo: Kelly Preston
Source: Instagram

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His heartbroken fans poured in their sincere apologies and condolences as they tried to comfort the American Crime Story star.

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John deeply thanked health personnel who went above and beyond while trying to save the life of his late wife.

The actor said he planned to take some time off publicity to care for his grieving children who had just lost their matriarch.

“I will be taking some time to be there for my children who have lost their mother, so forgive me in advance if you do not 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 Hollywood star penned.

John and Kelly were married for 29 years and were blessed with three beautiful children.

The pair acted in a few movies together.

In 2009, the pair suffered a tragic loss in their family. Their son, Jett Travolta passed away during a family trip after suffering a catastrophic seizure.

Kelly wanted to keep her fight with breast cancer silent after she found out but the couple chose to announce it later.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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