Kelly Preston: John parks the airplane in the backyard

Thursday August 18, 2011

Kelly Preston has revealed how her aeroplane-loving husband John Travolta flies everywhere – and parks his plane in the backyard.

The 48-year-old actress told US Health magazine she is still excited by the Hollywood life she and her family live.

Kelly said: "I appreciate it all the time. It's not something you ever really get used to.

"I'll be sitting there doing something really normal with the kids and then all of a sudden I hear, 'Whoosh!' and see the lights of the airplane and he's like, 'Honey, I'm home!'.

"Growing up, Johnny thought everybody would have a plane in their backyard. And he made that dream a reality."

The couple are parents to Ella Bleu, 11, and son Benjamin, born last November, but tragically lost their 16-year-old son Jett, who died of a fatal seizure in 2009.

Kelly said: "Johnny is definitely my rock. Kirstie [Alley] is one of my absolute best friends.

"My mom, my brother. And to be honest, the Scientology centre. I don't know if I would have made it through without it.

"We've been able to navigate through it and to come to a place that is a lot better."

The Last Song star also revealed Miley Cyrus calls her "Second Mama" after they worked together on the film, and she admits she is a "very hands-on" mother.

Kelly said: "I love being a mom. I'd keep having babies.

"I absolutely adore my kids. Johnny and I love them up constantly.

"Ella's like, 'Mom, ugh! Thank god you had Ben because now he can take some of the kisses!' And Johnny sings to them – a lot of Tony Bennett and Barbra Streisand."

Photo: © Getty

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