Olivia Newton John pays tribute to John Travolta's late wife after her tragic passing

goss 15/07/2020

John Travolta's wife Kelly Preston sadly passed away recently. The actress had been battling breast cancer for 2 years.

John's former 'Grease' co-star Olivia Newton John has taken to social media to share her condolences with John and his kids.

"Kelly was a radiant, warm and gentle spirit - a loving, devoted wife, mother and sweet friend." she wrote.

"My heart breaks for John, Ella and Ben. No words can express my sorrow for her family. Kelly’s light shines on in her beautiful children."

The news of Kelly's passing was announced in a statement put out by the family on Sunday night NZ time. 

"On the morning of July 12, 2020, Kelly Preston, adored wife and mother, passed away following a two-year battle with breast cancer."

"Choosing to keep her fight private, she had been undergoing medical treatment for some time, supported by her closest family and friends," they said.

"She was a bright, beautiful and loving soul who cared deeply about others and who brought life to everything she touched. Her family asks for your understanding of their need for privacy at this time."

We're thinking of the whole family at this difficult time!