American actor Kelly Preston who has appeared in films including Jerry Maguire and Twins, has died aged 57 after battling breast cancer for nearly two years, her husband, John Travolta, announced in an Instagram post late on Sunday.
“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,” the 66-year-old Grease actor said in his post.
Born Kelly Kamalelehua Smith in Honolulu, she changed her name to Kelly Preston before securing her first film role in the 1985 romcom Mischief, then appeared in another teen comedy, Secret Admirer.
Travolta, star of the hit dance movies Saturday Night Fever and Grease, met Preston in 1988 when they appeared together in a film called The Experts. They married on 5 September, 1991, in Paris.
Preston is survived by her husband and their children – daughter Ella, 20, and 9-year-old son Benjamin. Their son Jett died at age 16 in January 2009 during a family vacation in the Bahamas.
“I have never met anyone as courageous, strong, beautiful and loving as you,” her daughter, Ella Travolta, wrote in a tribute posted on Instagram.
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Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid welcome baby girl
Former One Direction singer Zayn Malik and US model Gigi Hadid have welcomed a “healthy and beautiful” baby girl.
Announcing the birth on Twitter, Malik, 27, shared a black-and-white picture of the baby girl’s tiny hand clutching his finger.
He wrote alongside the image: “The love I feel for this tiny human is beyond my understanding.”
Hadid, 25, confirmed she was expecting in April while appearing on the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
She told the US chat show host that she and Malik were “happy and grateful for everyone’s well wishes and support”.
The couple have been dating on and off since late 2015.
Kumawood actor Longface bedridden with a strange sickness
It has come to our notice that Kumawood actor and events MC Long Face has been hit with an unknown sickness that has rendered him bedridden.
The actor, from what we have been told by a close friend of him is that he collapsed at an event he went together with a couple of friends last Saturday evening.
According to the account of the friend GhPage spoke to, Long Face and friends upon reaching the venue for their event which was a hangout, the MC who was running the show was doing a ‘wack job’.
So being good at it, Long Face’s pals called on him to go and take over from the MC. Initially, he resisted but later went on stage to take the microphone. He started to do his thing.
A few moments later “Long Face collapsed and was rushed home”. He was sent to a herbalist the next day and since has been on traditional methods to cure the sickness.
Photos of the current state of the comic actor turned musician has popped on the internet. His legs are swollen.
Long Face since his appearance in the movie industry has carved a niche for himself. He is counted among one of the best actors in Kumawood. The actor cum musician has about 3 songs to his credit.
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