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John Travolta: 'I Didn't Know if I Was Going to Make It' After Son Jett's Death | John Travolta

John Travolta Credits Scientology with Helping Him Heal After Son's Death

Originally posted 02/18/2014 04:30PM

John Travolta "didn't want to wake up" after his son's sudden death, the actor revealed during a recent interview.

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Kelly Preston Shares Personal Oscar Prep Pics

Kelly Preston Shares Personal Oscar Prep Pics

Originally posted 02/28/2013 07:00PM

Sure there were plenty of professional photographers on hand, but did you know Kelly Preston, Norah Jones and Quvenzhané Wallis snapped personal photos from Oscar night for their favorite charities exclusively for PEOPLE?

Preston, who took pics for the Jett Travolta Foundation and Heroes Health Fund, gives readers an intimate look as she gets ready at home with husband John Travolta and daughter Ella. The three later drove off to the red carpet in their 1962 Rolls Royce.

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Kelly Preston Speaks Out About Her Late Son's Autism | Kelly Preston

Kelly Preston Opens Up About Her Late Son, Jett Travolta

Originally posted 11/19/2012 04:30PM

Kelly Preston is speaking out about the health conditions that led to her 16-year-old son's death.

Jett Travolta – who died in 2009 after suffering a seizure and hitting his head in a bathtub at the family's vacation home at the Old Bahama Bay Hotel on Grand Bahama Island – suffered from autism, which Preston attributes to a series of contributing factors.

"[Jett] was autistic. He had seizures and when he was very young, he had Kawasaki Syndrome," she says on the Nov. 21 episode of The Doctors (check local listings).

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At Age 50, Kelly Preston Says, 'I Feel Like I'm 25!'

Kelly Preston at 50: 'I Feel Like I'm 25!'

Originally posted 10/22/2012 02:00PM

Hitting the half-century mark can be daunting, but for Kelly Preston, who turned 50 on Oct. 13, the milestone birthday is reason to celebrate.

"I feel incredible. It floored me for a bit, but now I love it and I feel better than I have in years," the actress tells PEOPLE. "You are as old as you feel and I feel like I'm 25!"

It doesn't hurt that Preston, who lost 42 pounds over the first 14 months after giving birth to son Benjamin on Nov. 23, 2010, has shed an additional 7 lbs. in recent months. "I go up and down one or two pounds without worrying about it," she says. "I think I'd like to stay at this weight. I feel really healthy and I have tons of energy."

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Kelly Preston Loses 39 Lbs. | Kelly Preston

UpdatePosted 11/29/2011 11:00AM

Kelly Preston Loses 39 Lbs.

Originally posted 11/28/2011 05:15PM

When Kelly Preston gave birth to her son Benjamin Travolta a year ago, she knew losing the baby weight wouldn't be easy.

"When I got pregnant at 48, I didn't know if my body would bounce back," the actress tells PEOPLE.

Turns out, Preston had no need to worry. Not only did she shed the baby weight, but over the past year she's dipped below her pre-pregnancy weight – and is relishing a new figure and renewed vitality as she approaches the mid-century mark.

"I lost 39 lbs., have more energy than I had 20 years ago – and I feel amazing," Preston says. "I'm going to be turning 50 next year – holy s–––! Hey, 50 is the new 30."

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Kelly Preston Takes Her Daughter Shopping in Sin City | Kelly Preston

Kelly Preston Takes Her Daughter Shopping in Sin City

Originally posted 09/01/2011 10:00AM

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Kelly Preston: Scientology Got Me Through My Son's Death | Kelly Preston

Kelly Preston: Scientology Got Me Through My Son's Death

Originally posted 08/17/2011 04:00PM

While her husband, accomplished pilot John Travolta, may fly through the air with the greatest of ease, Kelly Preston apparently has found a formula for staying grounded.

Asked how she coped with the death of 16-year-old son Jett from a fatal seizure in 2009, Preston, 48, tells Health magazine for its September issue: "To be honest, [it was] the Scientology Center. I don't know if I would have made it through without it."

She adds about life's lessons she's learned, "Don't sweat the small things. Love your kids like it could be the last moment."

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Kelly Preston to Play John Travolta's Wife in Gotti Movie

Kelly Preston to Play John Travolta's Wife in Gotti Movie

Originally posted 05/04/2011 10:45AM

The upcoming movie about the Gotti crime family is turning into a family affair for the actors, too.

Fiore Films has confirmed that Kelly Preston will join her real-life husband John Travolta, who plays John Gotti Sr., as his onscreen wife. Victoria Gotti, in Gotti: Three Generations.

And not only that – their real-life daughter, Ella Bleu, 11, will play their on-screen daughter, Angel Gotti.

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Kelly Preston: Deep Down, Charlie Sheen Is a Good Person | Charlie Sheen, Kelly Preston

UpdatePosted 03/10/2011 01:15PM

Kelly Preston: Deep Down, Charlie Sheen Is a Good Person

Originally posted 03/10/2011 10:00AM

Twenty years ago, Kelly Preston almost became Mrs. Charlie Sheen. And while their engagement ended with a bizarre, still mysterious incident in which Sheen accidentally shot her in the arm, Preston still has a place in her heart for the man she almost called her husband.

"My heart just goes out to him, and all of his family," the actress, 48, tells PEOPLE. "He's such a good person underneath all of it, he really is."

While most of the world awaits the latest Sheen tweet, rambling interview or Tiger Blood cocktail recipe, Preston recalls the days long before the troubled actor became a punch line.

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John Travolta: Baby Benjamin Looks Like Me | John Travolta, Kelly Preston

John Travolta: Baby Benjamin Looks Like Me

Originally posted 01/14/2011 11:00AM

John Travolta has a little mini-me: baby boy Benjamin.

"He looks like me," Travolta, 56, tells PEOPLE of his bright blue-eyed 7-week-old son at the opening of the new Breitling flagship store in New York Thursday night. "He's been great. One night, he actually slept seven hours – which is unbelievable!"

The downside to having a newborn? Traveling – but only because he's away from his little boy. Travolta was in Manhattan Thursday, while his family, including wife Kelly Preston and daughter Ella Bleu, 10, were home in Ocala, Fla.

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