Communication for life. John Travolta paid a touching tribute to his Look who’s talking co-star Kirstie Alley following her d*ath on Monday 5 December.
“Kirsty had one of the most special relationships I’ve ever had,” Travolta, 68. wrote via Instagram after her passing. “I love you Kirsty. I know we’ll see each other again.” The actor also posted a clip of the couple’s dance scene from the 1989 film on his Instagram stories.
Travolta and Ally played James and Molly Ubriacco, respectively, in the director’s beloved film Amy Heckerling. The story follows Molly, a career-minded single woman who becomes pregnant after having an affair with a married man (George Segal) before finding love with James Travolta.
Although the film received mixed reviews from critics, it was a surprise box office hit, grossing a total of $140 million and staying at number one for five consecutive weekends. The film spawned two sequels, including one in the 1990s. Look who’s talking too as well as Look who’s talking now in 1993.
After the success of his franchise, Lubricant star and To your health actress formed a lifelong friendship, with Travolta’s story Us weekly in August 2019, he considered Ellie to be his “best girlfriend”.
“She’s my soul mate,” he teased. Us at that time.
When asked if he would be interested in starring in Look who’s talking Reboot, Crime novel Star said he would fall – only if he could work with Ellie again.
“It’s been 30 years [since Look Who’s Talking]but this morning I even found out that 30 years have passed. I didn’t know that,” he said. “I would do anything with Kirsty. So let’s see what happens.”
Ellie, for her part, echoed Travolta’s view of their close relationship. During the release of August 2018 Celebrity Big Brother UKEllie said that her relationship with Travolta after Look who’s talking was more than an on-screen romance. Fabulous the star shared that she would marry the New Jersey native if she wasn’t already married to Malibu safeguards actor Parker Stevenson at that time. (The couple were married for 14 years before finally separating in 1997.)
“I almost ran away and married John,” she said. “I loved him. I still love him. if I didn’t [have] If I were married, I would go and marry him.”
Dancing with the Stars The alum suggested that her wedding to Travolta wouldn’t be a regular wedding either.
“That would be on a plane,” she said. Because he has his. And let me tell you girls, it doesn’t seem important that someone has a private jet, but it does. As you get older, you don’t want to hang out at airports.”
The two-time Emmy winner admitted that falling in love with Travolta at the time was not difficult, considering how many months they spent together.
“When you go on the road and act in films, it is very easy to fall in love with the main character,” she admitted. “During the year you are next to this person. … It’s just hard, I think.”
Ellie’s d*ath was confirmed on Monday by her two children. William True Stevenson30 and Lilly Stevenson28 years she shares with Longmire alum, 70.
“We are sad to inform you that our incredible, ferocious and loving mother has passed away after battling a very recent c*ncer,” they shared in a letter via Instagram to Ellie on Monday night. “She was surrounded by her closest family and fought with great strength, leaving us with confidence in her never-ending joy of life and whatever adventure lies ahead. As iconic as she was on screen, she was an even more amazing mother and grandmother.”
They continued, “They thanked her healthcare workers. “We are grateful to the incredible team of doctors and nurses at Moffitt Cancer Center for their care. Our mother’s cheerfulness and passion for life, her children, grandchildren and her many animals, not to mention her eternal joy of creativity, was unsurpassed and inspires us to live life to the fullest, just like her.”
They concluded by asking fans to “respect our privacy during this difficult time.”
Ellie is survived by her six-year-old grandson Wyatt and her two children. Prior to her marriage to a Greenhouse Academy graduate, Ellie tied the knot with her high school sweetheart. Bob Ellie and they were married from 1970 to 1977.
Travolta, for his part, tied the knot with his late wife Kelly Preston in 1991. In July 2020 Jerry Maguire The star died at the age of 57 at her home in Clearwater, Florida, two years after she was diagnosed with breast c*ncer.
The couple have three children together: daughter Ella, 19; son Benjamin, 8; and son Jett, who died of a seizure in 2009 at age 16.
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