Actress and singer Carina Ricco mourned on her Instagram account the death of Kelly Preston, wife of John Travolta, whom her friend called.
“I have my heart in a thousand pieces”, Eduardo Palomo’s widow wrote at the beginning of her post on the social network, where she also showed a photo with Preston, who died at the age of 57 as a result of breast cancer.
“My dear friend @therealkellypreston left a deep void in our lives. A loving, strong and generous woman. A wonderful mother and wife. One of the best human beings I know, “added Carina in her farewell to the actress of films like Jerry Maguire.
Ricco’s message was also directed at actor John Travolta and his children.
“Our love and deepest hug for our dear friend @johntravolta, for our beautiful @ ella.travolta and little Ben. This world was better because you were here. We will miss you”.
It is not clear how the friendship between Ricco and Kelly Preston arose, but from the message he published it seems that the relationship was quite close.
Ricco lived for a few years in the United States with Eduardo Palomo, who died on November 6, 2003 in a restaurant in West Hollywood.
Mourning in Hollywood
John Travolta released the news a few hours ago the death of his wife of 28 years.
“It is with a heavy heart that I inform you that my beautiful wife Kelly has lost her two year battle with breast cancer. He fought a brave fight with the love and support of so many. My family and I will always be grateful to their MD Anderson Cancer Center doctors and nurses, all the medical centers they have helped, as well as their many friends and loved ones who have been by their side, “Travolta wrote on her Instagram account. to accompany a photo of her wife.
Kelly’s love and life will always be remembered. I will take time to be with my children who have lost their mother, so forgive me in advance if they don’t hear from us for a while. But keep in mind that I will feel your outpouring of love in the coming weeks and months as we heal. All my love, JT ”, he added.
The family also issued a statement to discuss the death.
“On the morning of July 12, 2020, Kelly Preston, beloved wife and mother, passed away after a two-year battle against breast cancer. After deciding to carry out her fight privately, she underwent medical treatment for a time, aided by her closest family and friends. She was a brilliant, precious, and loving soul who cared deeply for others and brought life to everything she touched. ”
The love story
Travolta and Preston met in 1987, in a test for their film The Experts, which was released in the United States in early 1989.
It was love at first sight for both of them, but they were only able to reunite a few years later, as Preston had an affair with George Clooney and was later engaged to Charlie Sheen.
On New Years Eve 1991, Travolta proposed to Kelly at a Swiss hotel, and in September, when she was already pregnant with her son Jett, they were married in Paris.
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