Actress Kelly Preston, wife of John Travolta, has died at the age of 57 from breast cancer.
Travolta posted on Instagram: “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,” he wrote. “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.”
Travolta added: “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.”
Preston is survived by her husband of 20 years and their children, daughter Ella, 20, and 9-year-old son Benjamin. Their son Jett died January 2009 at the age of 16.