On her birthday, John Travolta sends a heartfelt greeting to his late wife Kelly Preston.
For his late wife Kelly Preston’s birthday, actor John Travolta paid a poignant homage to her by telling his young son, “You just do your best at trying to live the longest you can.”
On Instagram, actor John Travolta wishes his late wife, actress Kelly Preston, a happy birthday.
The Jerry Maguire star died in July 2020 after a two-year struggle with breast cancer.
She would have been 58 years old this year.
After meeting during a screen test for the comedy film The Experts, the Grease actor married Kelly for 29 years.
John uploaded a photo of the actress smiling and waving on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival.
The Hollywood actor penned the following: “Kelly, have a wonderful birthday. We adore and miss you terribly.” Following his wife’s death, John, 67, stated on Kevin Hart’s talk show Hart to Heart that he had to confront mortality with his 10-year-old son Ben.
John mentioned that his child had been quite open and honest about his feelings, and that he had brought the subject up to him.
Ben sorrowful “said to me once, ‘since mom went away, I’m worried you’re going to,'” the actor revealed.
John claimed he tried to explain the situation to his son by emphasizing the differences between him and his mother.
He remembered: “‘Well, it’s a whole different thing,’ I explained. And I thought about the differences between my long life and her short one.
“But, Ben, you know how much you adore the truth, so I’m going to give you the truth about life. Nobody knows how long they’ll be gone or how long they’ll be staying “”‘ ‘ John recounted to Kevin Hart how he talked about the difficulties of dealing with grief and loss in everyday life.
‘I told Ben,’ he said “I could pass away any day now. It’s possible. Anyone can do it. So, let’s treat it as if it were a normal part of life. You have no idea what you’re talking about. You simply do your best to live as long as possible “”‘ ‘ Ben, the actor recounted, had asked: “‘Does it seem like 30 years ago was a long time ago?’ ‘Yes,’ I replied. ‘Don’t you believe you have 30 years left in your life?’ he asked. ‘I do,’ I replied.” John went on to describe his son’s maturity in his response.
“What’s wrong with that?” he asked. That’s a ten-year-old informing me! It shifted my perspective.” John and Kelly were married in 1991 and have three children; their first son, Jett, was born in 1992.
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