R.I.P. Kelly Preston

The actor and wife of John Travolta died at 57 after a two-year battle with breast cancer
R.I.P. Kelly Preston
Kelly Preston in 'Jerry Maguire'
Kelly Preston, the actor best known for her role in Jerry Maguire, has died at the age of 57. Her death followed a two-year battle with breast cancer.

Preston was married to John Travolta for 29 years. They met on set of the film The Experts in 1987, marrying in 1991. They starred in multiple films together, including Battlefield Earth and the 2018 film Gotti.

Other films starring Preston included For Love of the GameThe Cat in the Hat and What a Girl Wants.

Read a tribute to Preston from Travolta below. The couple had three children together — Jett, Ella Blue and Benjamin. Jett passed away in 2009 after suffering a seizure.

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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