John Travolta Pays Tribute to his Special Friend Kirstie Alley after She Dies of Cancer!

John Travolta Pays Tribute to his Special Friend Kirstie Alley after She Dies of Cancer!
John Travolta pays tribute to his close friend Kirstie Alley. source: Page Six
  • John Travolta remembers his close friend Kirstie Alley on Monday after her death from cancer.
  • Kirstie fought cancer for a short time before passing away at 71.
  • Travolta also lost his dear wife Kelly Preston to Cancer in 2020.

John Travolta sends a special message to Kirstie Alley after her tragic death

John Travolta is devastated by the death of his close friend, Kirstie Alley.

The actor paid a touching tribute to his former lover on Monday after her passing at the age of 71.

Travolta, 68, shared a throwback photo of the late actress and captioned it:

”Kirstie was one of the most special relationships I’ve ever had,”

“I love you Kirstie. I know we will see each other again.”

Travolta also shared a clip from Look Who’s Talking where he and Alley danced happily and shared a kiss.

John Travolta
The actor paid a touching tribute to his late co-star. source: People

The Grease actor knows the pain of losing someone close to cancer. In 2020, he lost his wife Kelly Preston to cancer.

Minutes before John’s emotional tribute, Alley’s two children, William True Stevenson, 30, and daughter Lillie Price Stevenson, 28, announced that their loving mother passed away after fighting cancer. The two also revealed that Alley’s cancer was recently discovered.

The famed actress shared the children with her ex-husband Parker Stevenson. The duo was married from 1983 to 1997. Alley was previously married to Bob Alley from 1970 to 1977.

Also, Read Actress Kelly Preston, the wife of John Travolta dies after battling breast cancer!

Kirstie’s children announced the unfateful news first

The Stevenson family’s joint statement read:

“She was surrounded by her closest family and fought with great strength, leaving us with a certainty of her never-ending joy of living and whatever adventures lie ahead,”

The statement also described the late actress as an “incredible, fierce, and loving mother.”

The grieving children  continued:

“Our mother’s zest and passion for life, her children, grandchildren and her many animals, not to mention her eternal joy of creating, were unparalleled and leave us inspired to live life to the fullest just as she did.”

The family also expressed their gratitude for her fans’ love and support and asked for privacy at this incredibly difficult time.

John Travolta (
Alley’s kids announced the news of their mom’s death. source: Page Six

Immediately after the announcement, many big names took to their Instagram account to offer their condolences to the family.

Megyn Kelly was one of the first to offer her support to the bereaved family. She tweeted:

“This is such sad news. A beautiful, brave, funny and beloved woman. Rest in Peace, Kirstie Alley,”

Candace Owens added:

“So sad about Kirstie Alley. She was so sweet. Sending love to her family. ❤️,”

Alley who was born on January 12, 1951, rose to fame in 1987 for playing the role of Rebecca Howe in the hit NBC sitcom Cheers.

The actress won an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe for her performance in the show in 1991.

From then onwards, the actress went on to do many movies and television shows like Drop Dead Gorgeous, Veronica’s Closet, Loverboy, and Runaway, to name a few.

Also, Read Brad William Henke passes away at 56! Find out the cause of his death

Disclaimer Statement: Married Biography's editors wrote and updated all of this data based on their best knowledge and understanding. If any mistakes are found, please use our email to report this content and images.