Hollywood icon John Travolta wished his late wife, actress Kelly Preston, a happy birthday on Instagram on Wednesday.
The Jerry Maguire star handed away in July 2020 after a two-year battle with breast most cancers. On this birthday she would have been 58-years-old.
The Grease actor shared a picture of Kelly on the pink carpet on the Cannes Film Festival in 2018 as she waved and added the caption, ‘Happy Birthday Kelly. We miss and love you very a lot.’
His love: Hollywood icon John Travolta wished his late wife, actress Kelly Preston, a happy birthday on Instagram on Wednesday. The Grease actor shared a picture of Kelly on the pink carpet on the Cannes Film Festival in 2018
So a lot love: The Saturday Night Fever star added the caption, ‘Happy Birthday Kelly. We miss and love you very a lot’
It has been a powerful yr for John and Ella as they misplaced Kelly Preston a yr in the past. She was wed to John for 29 years.
The Urban Cowboy actor, 67, just lately appeared on Kevin Hart’s speak present Hart to Heart and instructed the comic about how he needed to focus on mortality together with his 10-year-old youngster Ben following his partner’s loss of life.
The actress handed away in July of 2020 after present process therapy for breast most cancers.
Travolta identified that his son broached the subject throughout a dialog and expressed that his youngster was very sincere about his emotions.
The star recalled that Ben ‘mentioned to me as soon as, “Because mother handed away, I’m afraid you are going to.”‘
The performer identified that he and his wife have been two totally different people and tried to clarify the state of affairs to his son.
‘I mentioned, “Well, it is a very totally different factor.” And I went by way of the variations about my longevity and her restricted life,’ he recalled.
Being sincere: John spoke about having to debate mortality together with his son Ben after Kelly Preston’s passing throughout an August episode of the speak present Hart to Heart
Tough matter: The Pulp Fiction actor recalled that his son wished to debate loss of life following the loss of life of the actress in 2020
Talking it out: Travolta instructed Hart that he ‘went by way of the variations about my longevity and her restricted life’ together with his son; he’s seen with Preston in 2018
Travolta then instructed Hart that he needed to clarify the challenges of residing with grief to his son, which he tried to do in an easy-to-understand method.
The actor recalled that he ‘mentioned, “But , Ben…you at all times love the reality and I’m going to inform you the reality about life. Nobody is aware of after they’re gonna go or when they will keep.”‘
The star then instructed his son to maintain his chin up and to embrace loss as a part of residing, as he had already carried out so.
He instructed Ben: ‘”I may die tomorrow. You may. Anybody can. So let us take a look at it prefer it’s a part of life. You do not know precisely. You simply do your greatest at making an attempt to dwell the longest you may.”‘
Travolta additionally spoke about how Ben was enthusiastic about how his father seen his life going ahead.
Working collectively: The former couple initially met whereas engaged on the 1989 comedy characteristic The Experts, wherein they appeared; they’re seen with Ben in 2012
The performer recalled: ‘He mentioned, “Does 30 years in the past appear to be a very long time?” I mentioned, “Yeah.” He mentioned, “Don’t you assume you may have 30 extra years in your life to dwell?” I mentioned, “Yeah, I do.”
The actor then identified that Ben’s response to his assertion was unexpectedly constructive and that he was impressed together with his son’s maturity.
‘He mentioned, “What’s mistaken with that?” This is a 10-year-old telling me that! It modified my viewpoint,’ Travolta mentioned.
The actor and Preston have been initially romantically linked in 1989 after they met throughout a display check for the comedy film The Experts.
The pair moved rapidly with their relationship and went on to change into engaged and tie the knot in 1991.
Travolta and his wife welcomed their first son, Jett, the next yr and added their daughter Ella and Benjamin to their lives in 2000 and 2010, respectively.
She loves her pops: John and Kelly’s daughter Ella took to social media on Father-Daughter day. The budding actress gushed over her well-known father
Tragedy struck the household in 2009 when the couple’s oldest youngster handed away throughout a trip within the Bahamas.
The household stayed collectively for simply over a decade earlier than Preston died as a results of problems from breast most cancers.
The actress’ passing was initially introduced by way of a put up made to Travolta’s Instagram account in July of 2020.
Also this week John and Kelly’s daughter Ella took to social media on Father-Daughter day.
The budding actress gushed over her well-known dad.
‘Happy Father-Daughter Day to my hero, my greatest pal. I like you a lot Daddy❤️❤️❤️,’ wrote the 21-year-old star in her caption for her Instagram put up.
In the picture John and Ella have been aspect by aspect whereas on a TV present. She wore a black jacket over a sizzling pink gown whereas dad had on all black.
He shared the identical picture as he wrote a word for his lady.
‘Happy Father–Daughter Day Ella! I like you greater than phrases can categorical!’ mentioned the actor.
He shared a word as effectively: ‘Happy Father–Daughter Day Ella! I like you greater than phrases can categorical!’ mentioned the actor
Ella has been staying busy along with her profession. In September she shared pictures from her latest film Get Lost.
The film is a modern-day re-imagining of Alice In Wonderland the place the creatures are became human characters, in line with Deadline.
In one picture she additionally posed along with her father, who’s greatest recognized for his movies Grease, Saturday Night Fever, Pulp Fiction and Face/Off, on the set in Budapest.
Supportive father: Ella has adopted in her well-known mother and father footsteps by taking over performing. Here she is seen on the set of Get Lost, a modern-day re-imagining of Alice In Wonderland
The brunette regarded thrilled to be on set as she shared a picture with dozens of balloons.
And the budding star was additionally seen along with her solid mates. In one other shot she gave the impression to be posing along with her youthful brother Benjamin.
‘And that’s a wrap on “Get Lost”!!! This has been such an unbelievable expertise. Budapest has been a dream and most significantly I’ve gotten to satisfy and work with so many superb folks,’ mentioned the wonder.
‘Thank you so a lot to the entire solid and crew who labored so arduous on this film and introduced every part to life so fantastically.
The set appears to be like candy: ‘And that’s a wrap on “Get Lost”!!! This has been such an unbelievable expertise. Budapest has been a dream and most significantly I’ve gotten to satisfy and work with so many superb folks,’ mentioned the wonder; right here she appears to be along with her brother Benjamin
‘Thank you to our great director, Daniela, on your kindness and steering at all times. And to our stellar producers, for every part you do.✨#aliceinwonderland.’
In July she recorded a video the place she mentioned she was thrilled to be on the film.
‘I’m so honored and happy to start this journey on such a great undertaking with such an incredible solid and crew. Stay tuned… @get_lost_the_film #aliceinwonderland,’ wrote Ella in her caption.
Her final movie was The Poison Rose.