Kelly Preston dies of breast cancer at 57

The actress' husband, John Travolta, confirmed her death, saying she "fought a courageous fight with the love and support of so many."
3:31 | 07/13/20

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Now to the tributes coming in for actress Kelly Preston who passed away off a private two-year battle with breast cancer. Her husband John travolta sharing the news on Instagram writing, she fought a courageous fight with the love and support of so many. Chris Connelly has much more on all of this. Good morning, Chris. I'm in love. I think this is the most beautiful letter I've ever read. Reporter: Kelly Preston was a breakthrough actress on the '80s silver screen. So exciting. Reporter: Starring as the fresh faced beauty in "Mischief." I baked you some cookies. Reporter: Before growing up to star alongside Arnold schwarzenegger in "Twins" and Tom Cruise in "Jerry Maguire." What was your deal when we got together, brutal truth, remember? I think you added the brutal. Where are you headed? I'm not sure. Bear mountain maybe. I discuss threw my stuff? The car and took off. How come? Because summer is over and I missed it. I work all the time. Makes me feel old. Reporter: On the set of 1989's spy comedy "The experts" she met the machine who would become her co-star for life, John travolta. The pair co-starred in more movies together from "Old dogs" to "Gotti" and raised three children. I had to read it in the cover of the paper that our son is -- Spend every moment of every day with his loving wife. Just misses plea so desperately when he's not with me so he better say that. Reporter: Travolta revealing the heartbreaking news and her passing overnight posting to his Instagram, Kelly's love and life will always be remembered. I will be taking some time to be there for my children who have lost their mother so forgive me in advance if you don't hear from us for awhile. But please know that I will feel your outpouring of love in the weeks and months ahead as we heal. I think if you give your kids as much love, you know, you can never spoil them with too much love. I think I knew what love was before, but I think I didn't have a clue until I had children with Kelly. Reporter: The couple enduring tragedy with incredible grace in their 16-year-old son Jett dying after suffering a seizure during a family trip to the Bahamas persevering with their trademark love and warmth. In 2011 Preston telling robin how love from fans helped the Everyone just gave you all a big old hug and so happy for you. Thank you. We felt it. We really did, yes, from around the world we felt that love. Reporter: Their daughter Ella honoring her mother overnight on social media. Anyone who is lucky enough to have known you or to have ever been in your presence will agree that you have a glow and a light that never ceases to shine and that makes anyone around you feel instantly happy. And anyone who ever saw her performances will be fondly remembering her today, Amy. Oh, certainly will. Chris, our hearts go out to the entire travolta family. Whit.

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