John Travolta honors his late wife Kelly Preston with emotional Mother’s Day clip: ‘We love and miss you Kelly’

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John Travolta honors his late wife Kelly Preston with emotional Mother’s Day clip: ‘We love and miss you Kelly’

By ADAM S. LEVY FOR DAILYMAIL.COM

PUBLISHED: 21:26 EDT, 8 May 2022 | UPDATED: 01:52 EDT, 9 May 2022

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John Travolta took to Instagram on Sunday to honor his late wife Kelly Preston, less than two years after her death at 57 following a brave battle with breast cancer.

‘We love and miss you Kelly. Happy Mother’s Day,’ the Oscar-nominated star, 68, captioned the clip, which was set to Barbara Streisand’s That Face.

The Grease icon began video tribute began with the inscription ‘From me, To you,’ and ended in writing, ‘Happy Mother’s Day … With all my love, Johnny.’The latest: John Travolta, 68, took to Instagram on Sunday to honor his late wife Kelly Preston, less than two years after her death at 57 following a brave battle with breast cancer. The Hollywood icon was pictured on the series Hart to Heart last year+7View gallery

The latest: John Travolta, 68, took to Instagram on Sunday to honor his late wife Kelly Preston, less than two years after her death at 57 following a brave battle with breast cancer. The Hollywood icon was pictured on the series Hart to Heart last year 

The video from the New Jersey-born actor consisted of a series of images of the couple as well as their three kids, Ella Bleu, 22, Benjamin, 11, and the late Jett, who tragically died in 2009 at 16 in the Bahamas from a seizure.https://imasdk.googleapis.com/js/core/bridge3.513.0_en.html#goog_66070973Pause0:09Full-screenREAD MORE

The clip included shots of Travolta and Preston’s nuptials in 1987 in Paris, as they were married for 28 years after meeting on the set of the comedy film The Experts, which was released in 1989. 

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The couple went on to appear in multiple films with one another, including the 2018 crime drama Gotti, the 2010 thriller From Paris with Love, the 2009 comedy Old Dogs and the 2000 sci-fi film Battlefield Earth.

Other highlights of Preston’s career included roles in the 1988 Arnold Schwarzenegger-Danny DeVito comedy Twins, 1996’s Jerry Maguire opposite Tom Cruise, and in the 1999 rom-com For the Love of the Game alongside Kevin Costner.The video from the New Jersey-born actor consisted of a series of images of the couple as well as their three kids+7View gallery

The video from the New Jersey-born actor consisted of a series of images of the couple as well as their three kidsPreston, who died in 2020 following a two-year cancer battle, was seen cradling her child in the clip+7View gallery

Preston, who died in 2020 following a two-year cancer battle, was seen cradling her child in the clip The couple was seen with daughter Ella Bleu at a film premiere in the clip+7View gallery

The couple was seen with daughter Ella Bleu at a film premiere in the clip

Preston, who battled cancer for two years, died July 12, 2020 at the family’s Clearwater, Florida home.

Travolta announced the sad news in a post on social media the following day, writing, ‘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,’ adding, ‘Kelly’s love and life will always be remembered.’

The Pulp Fiction star last year spoke with Esquire Spain, opening up about the complicated mourning process following his spouse’s passing, as many people reached out to him in hopes of comforting him.

‘I felt so saturated with everyone’s sadness that I didn’t know what to do,’ the Saturday Night Fever star said in the April 2021 piece. ‘The first thing you should do when you experience grief is to go to a place where you can live your mourning, without any interference. If I die tomorrow, the last thing I want to see is everyone around me sunk.’

The tribute included shots of the late Jett Travolta, who tragically died in 2009 at 16 in the Bahamas from a seizure

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