John Travolta thanks followers in emotional submit on first Thanksgiving since Kelly Preston’s loss of life
John Travolta is grateful for the well-wishes he mentioned he’s acquired from followers and friends within the months-long wake for the reason that loss of life of his spouse Kelly Preston earlier this yr.
The 66-year-old “Pulp Fiction” star mentioned as a lot on Thursday in a social media video addressed to his followers on what was Travolta’s first Thanksgiving with out Preston since she died after a two-year bout with breast most cancers. She was 57.
“I need to take this second to thank each one in all you for supporting me in such an unimaginable method this yr,” Travolta mentioned. “Glad Thanksgiving and at all times love.”
Preston and Travolta have been married for 28 years and shared three youngsters collectively – Ella, 20, and Benjamin, 10. Their eldest son Jett, died in 2009 at when he was 16 years previous and would have turned 28 this yr.
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Travolta introduced the heartbreaking information of Preston’s loss of life in an Instagram submit on the time.
“Kelly’s love and life will at all times be remembered,” he wrote. “I can be taking a while to be there for my youngsters who’ve misplaced their mom, so forgive me prematurely when you don’t hear from us for some time. However please know that I’ll really feel your outpouring of affection within the weeks and months forward as we heal.”
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The “Grease” star additionally paid tribute to Preston in October on what would have been her 58th birthday.
Within the Instagram submit, Travolta shared a side-by-side picture of his mother and father’ marriage ceremony and one from the day he and Preston entered into their 1991 nuptials.
“Glad Birthday hon!” Travolta wrote. “I discovered this picture of my mother and pop’s marriage ceremony. It was good to see ours alongside theirs. All my love, John.”
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A frequent collaborator and Travolta’s co-star in “Grease” and “Two of a Sort,” actress and singer Olivia Newton-John, who additionally had breast most cancers, lately informed Fox Information that Travolta is “doing in addition to anybody can” contemplating the tragic loss.
“John is my good friend and he chooses to be personal about this however he is doing in addition to anybody might be after shedding their spouse,” Newton-John mentioned. “Kelly, she was essentially the most great, lovely, radiant mom and girl and shedding her is extremely unhappy.”
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The British-Australian performer mentioned she launched the Olivia Newton-John Basis, which is her automobile to make an actual impression within the ongoing combat in opposition to most cancers, largely due to Preston.
“It actually strengthens my resolve to do what I am doing so I can discover different methods to deal with most cancers,” Newton-John mentioned of Preston’s loss of life. “All of us need to see an finish to it. In order that’s going to maintain me going.”