John Travolta has been confronted with many tragedies in his life. He lately introduced his spouse, Kelly Preston, had died after preventing most cancers for 2 years. In his household life, John has handled a substantial amount of dying in additional methods than one.
How many youngsters did John Travolta and Kelly Preston have?
John Travolta had three youngsters with Kelly: Jett, Ella Bleu and Benjamin.
However, Jett died aged 16 in 2009, in a surprising incident which brought about a substantial amount of ache for the household.
John and Kelly married in 1991 and Kelly gave start to Jett in 1992.
However, whereas on vacation within the Bahamas, Jett died on January 2, 2009, aged 16.
The explanation for dying was attributed to a seizure, and John confirmed Jett had a daily historical past of seizures, having been recognized with Kawasaki illness when he was two years previous.
Jett was additionally autistic, as John was compelled to testify in 2009 after he sued two individuals for allegedly making an attempt to blackmail him with non-public info following Jett’s dying.
Speaking within the trial, John mentioned: “I ran downstairs with my wife to help my son… He was autistic. He suffered from a seizure disorder.”
Since then, the Travolta household has skilled extra heartbreak with the dying of Kelly, which comes after a two-year battle with breast most cancers.
John mentioned in an announcement on Instagram: “It is with a really heavy coronary heart that I inform you that my lovely spouse Kelly has misplaced her two-year battle with breast most cancers.
“She fought a brave combat with the love and assist of so many. My household and I’ll without end be grateful to her medical doctors and nurses at MD Anderson Cancer Centre, all of the medical centres which have helped, in addition to her many associates and family members who’ve been by her facet.
“Kelly’s love and life will all the time be remembered. I shall be taking a while to be there for my youngsters who’ve misplaced their mom, so forgive me prematurely in the event you don’t hear from us for some time.
“But please know that I’ll really feel your outpouring of affection within the weeks and months forward as we heal. All my love, JT.”
As a results of Kelly’s dying, John will take a step again from public life.
This is just not the primary time John has needed to endure heartbreak of this type.
Diana Hyland, an early girlfriend of John’s whom he met whereas filming The Boy within the Plastic Bubble in 1976, died of breast most cancers in 1977, at which period the couple have been nonetheless collectively.