John Travolta shares his tribute look who’s Talking co-star Kirstie Alley, following news of her death at the age of 71. On Monday night, shortly after Alley’s kids announced the news, Travolta took to Instagram to share a photo of them together. The duo didn’t just star together in the 1989 movie look who’s Talkingbut in two series, 1990s See who else is talking And the See who’s talking now.
“Kirsty was one of the most special relationships I’ve ever been in,” Travolta said. “I love you, Kirsty. I know we’ll see each other again.”
How did Kirstie Alley die?
The news of Alley’s death was broken Monday night, December 5, in a statement shared on social media by her two children, True and Lillie Parker. According to the statement, Alley passed away after a battle with “recently discovered” cancer. Alley has had a well-known or prolific career in film and television, which has included an award-winning role as Rebecca Howe cheers. It also included her filmography drop dead gorgeous, it takes two, And the Kirsty.
The statement read in part: “We are saddened to inform you that our amazing, fierce and loving mother has passed away following a battle with cancer, only recently discovered.” “She was surrounded by her closest family and fought so hard, making us confident in her endless joy in living and whatever adventures lay ahead. As iconic as she was on screen, she was an even more amazing mother and grandmother. We are grateful to the amazing team of doctors and nurses at Moffitt Cancer Center for their care.” Our mother’s enthusiasm and passion for life, her children, grandchildren, and her many animals, not to mention her eternal joy in creating, was unparalleled and leave us inspired to live life to the fullest as she did. We thank you for your love and prayers and ask that you respect our privacy at this difficult time.”
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