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Celebrities Who Secretly Battled Cancer

By newadmin / Published on Friday, 24 Sep 2021 18:45 PM / No Comments / 94 views


5. Kelly Preston

In mid-July 2020, Hollywood was shocked to learn that beloved actress Kelly Preston had passed away after a two-year battle with breast cancer which she never revealed to the public. “On the morning of July 12, 2020, Kelly Preston, adored wife and mother, passed away following a two-year battle with breast cancer,” a family representative said of her passing. “Choosing to keep her fight private, she had been undergoing medical treatment for some time, supported by her closest family and friends,” the family rep added. “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.” Following the statement, Preston’s husband of nearly 30 years, John Travolta, confirmed his wife’s passing from cancer. “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,” he began. “My family and I will forever be grateful to her doctors and nurses at MD Anderson Cancer Center, all the medical centers that have helped, as well as her many friends and loved ones who have been by her side. 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 a while.  But please know that I will feel your outpouring of love in the weeks and months ahead as we heal. All my love, JT.”

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