A decent-knit tribe! John Travolta and Kelly Preston have given followers glimpses into their household’s lives over time earlier than the actress’ dying in July 2020.
The couple grew to become dad and mom once they welcomed their son Jett and daughter Ella in 1992 and 2000, respectively. When their eldest was 16, he died throughout a household trip to the Bahamas — and Preston credited her faith for getting by way of that robust interval.
“To be sincere, [it was] the Scientology Middle,” the Hawaii native informed Well being journal in 2011. “I don’t know if I might have made it by way of with out it.”
The Jerry Maguire star spoke extra about her “huge loss” the next yr, telling Amanda de Cadenet: “No one ought to should lose a toddler. It’s unfathomable. However I’m right here to say which you could get by way of it. You possibly can stay once more. You possibly can wish to stay once more.”
Preston went on to say, “Individuals had been so lovely — so, so extraordinary from everywhere in the world. Everyone grieves in their very own manner. I felt at occasions like I used to be drowning. It felt like a sea of moist blankets. After which I simply peeled them off, layer by layer, in order that I can now say, ‘I wish to stay. I like life. My life is gorgeous and wonderful.”
Seven years after Jett’s dying, she and the Grease star welcomed their second son, Benjamin — and Preston has been “so totally different” for the reason that infant’s 2010 arrival.
“Now I don’t drink anymore,” she informed Cadenet in 2012. “I don’t smoke anymore. I don’t do medication anymore. All of these include an ‘anymore.’ I used to do every thing and quite a bit of every thing. With consuming, I simply determined that I wasn’t at all times at my finest. There have been occasions the place I drank an excessive amount of, for positive. … Once I didn’t drink, I felt wonderful, and I awakened feeling wonderful each single day.”
The couple, who wed in 1991, had been “floored” once they came upon Preston’s being pregnant information. She gushed, “I’d snuck away from bed after which got here again and woke Johnny up in mattress. We each began crying. It was fantastic.”
Travolta introduced in July 2020 “with a heavy coronary heart” that his spouse had died after secretly battling breast most cancers for 2 years.
Preserve scrolling to see the late actress and her husband’s finest moments with Jett, Ella and Benjamin, from purple carpet pictures to household pictures.
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