Kelly Preston, who performed dramatic and comedian foil to actors starting from Tom Cruise in Jerry Maguire to Arnold Schwarzenegger in Twins, has died, her husband, John Travolta, stated. She was 57.
Travolta stated in an Instagram submit that his spouse of 28 years, who was recognized with breast most cancers two years in the past, died on Sunday.
“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 stated. “She fought a courageous fight with the love and support of so many.”
The couple had three youngsters collectively.
Preston had a prolonged appearing profession in films and tv, at occasions showing collectively in movies along with her husband, together with in Battlefield Earth in 2000.
Preston starred reverse Kevin Costner within the 1999 movie For the Love of the Sport, and in 2004 appeared within the music video for Maroon 5’s She Will Be Beloved.
She had frequent guest-starring roles on TV sequence together with Medium, CSI: Cyber and Joey.
Preston and Travolta had been married at a midnight ceremony in Paris in 1991 when the couple had been anticipating their first son, Jett. That they had two youngsters, daughter Ella Bleu in 2000 and a son, Benjamin, in 2010.
Jett died aged 16 in January 2009 after a seizure on the household’s vacation residence within the Bahamas. The loss of life led to a court docket case after an ambulance driver and his legal professional had been accused of making an attempt to extort $25m from the actors in change for not releasing delicate details about their son’s loss of life.
Travolta testified throughout a prison trial that led to a mistrial and was ready to testify a second time, however determined to cease pursuing the case. He cited the extreme pressure the case and his son’s loss of life had triggered the household.
Each Preston and Travolta returned to appearing, with Preston’s first position again the Nicholas Sparks adaptation, The Final Music, which starred Miley Cyrus and her future husband, Liam Hemsworth.
Travolta and Preston met whereas filming The Consultants in 1988.
They final starred collectively within the 2018 movie Gotti, with Travolta enjoying John Gotti and Preston enjoying the crime bosss spouse, Victoria.
Kelly’s love and life will all the time be remembered, Travolta wrote on Instagram. He added: “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.”
Preston’s loss of life was first reported by Folks journal.