Shania Twain and Toby Keith Remember Kelly Preston

Shania Twain, Kelly Preston
Photo courtesy Shania Twain
Shania Twain, Kelly Preston

As the world continues to mourn the surprising loss of actress Kelly Preston, Shania Twain and Toby Keith took to social media to share their thoughts on her untimely passing.

On Sunday (July 12), it was revealed that Preston, 57, died following a two-year private battle with breast cancer. Her family, including actor John Travolta, confirmed the news to People.com in a statement via a family representative, writing, “Choosing to keep her fight private, she had been undergoing medical treatment for some time, supported by her closest family and friends. 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.”

As the news of her death spread, Keith took to Instagram to honor the beloved actress.

“RIP Kelly Preston. I was blessed to do a film with you. You were our daily sunshine. What a sweet soul. Rest well girl. My prayers today will be for your family,” the Oklahoma native wrote.

Toby Keith and Kelly Preston appeared in the 2006 film Broken Bridges together. It was Keith’s film debut.

Shania Twain also shared her condolences to Preston’s family, writing, “I’m unbelievably saddened by the news that Kelly Preston has passed and at such a young age. A beautiful and kind person I was fortunate enough to have known. My heart breaks for John and the kids.” 

Twain spent time with Preston on the set of 2019’s Trading Paint, in which she co-starred opposite of John Travolta.

Preston is survived by her husband Travolta and their children: daughter Ella, 20, son Benjamin, 9. Their son Jett died in January of 2009 when he was just 16 years old.

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