Monday, June 17, 2024

John Travolta Announces Death of Wife Kelly Preston, “Jerry Maguire” Actress, Mother, Devoted to Scientology

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John Travolta has announced on Instagram the death of his wife of 28 years, Kelly Preston. Preston was an actress who was well known for her roles in “Jerry Maguire,” among other films. She leaves two children, Ella and Ben. Her son, Jett, died a few years ago. Preston, like Travolta, was devoted to the cult of Scientology. She took at least 25 courses from 1988 to 2015. Her last course was to become an OTVIII, or an Operating Thetan. That’s when you reach “Spiritual Freedom” by experiences past lives.

For Travolta, this is really a terrible tragedy on so many levels. His first great love, as he describes her, Diana Hyland, died of cancer in the early 1980s. He and Kelly lost son Jett. Condolences to their family and friends.

Travolta wrote: “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, John”

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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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