John Travolta shared an emotional tribute to wife Kelly Preston after she passed away following a long battle with breast cancer — and is famous friends are rallying around the star sending him messages of support.
The ‘Grease’ star posted the heartbreaking tribute on Instagram where he thanked the doctors who treated his wife for their support in the brutal fight.
“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,” he wrote.
He continued, “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.”
Several of Travolta’s famous friends and fellow actors flooded his IG page to send their support to John and his kids.
Country star Shania Twain wrote, “Oh John, I’m so sorry. Sending all my love to you and the family ❤️❤️❤️???”
Singer Mariah Carey posted, “Sending so much love to you and your family in this heartbreaking moment. ?”
“I am holding you all in love. Your wife, your partner in life, was a darling soul. Always at the ready with comfort and grace. What a team you were. She will be so missed,” actress Selma Blair added.
Meghan Trainor and Sarah Paulson reacted to John’s tribute both posting heart emojis and breaking heart emojis.
As we reported, Kelly Preston died Sunday after privately battling breast cancer for over two years. The Travolta family chose not to make Kelly’s struggle with the disease public, which sent shockwaves through Hollywood when her death was announced.
“On the morning of July 12, 2020, Kelly Preston, adored wife and mother, passed away following a two-year battle with breast cancer. Choosing to keep her fight private, she had been undergoing medical treatment for some time, supported by her closest family and friends,” the family said in a statement following her death.
‘Jersey Shore’ stars J Woww and Snooki also send messages to the Travolta family, writing “??????????” and “So incredibly sorry for your loss! Sending so much love to your beautiful family ❤️ ??.”
Real Housewives’ boss Andy Cohen, posting, “Heaven got a new angel ❤ sending love to your family.”