John Travolta spent a night of bonding with his 10-year-old son, Ben.
The 67-year-old actor treated his youngest child to a night out in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final at Amalie Arena in Tampa Bay, Fla. On Wednesday night.
The two had prime seats as they sat in a luxury box to watch the Tampa Bay Lightning take on the Montreal Canadiens.
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Bonding Time: John Travolta gave his youngest child Ben, 10, a night out in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final at Amalie Arena in Tampa Bay, Fla. On Wednesday night
John started the selfie video by focusing on himself and his boy before turning to the crowd and the ice, saying, “Hey… Tampa Bay!
There is no doubt that John and Ben were pleased with the outcome as their team, the Lightning, beat the Canadiens, 3-1, to take a 2-0 lead in the seven-game series.
He captioned the video to his 3.1 million followers: “Stanley Cup playoffs. Come on bolts! [lightning emoji]’
Good times: Both had prime seats as they sat in a luxury box to watch the Tampa Bay Lightning take on the Montreal Canadiens
“Hey… Tampa Bay! The 67-year-old actor began the selfie video by focusing on himself and his boy before turning to the crowd and the ice.
Boys’ Night comes as the first anniversary of the death of his wife Kelly Preston approaches when she died of breast cancer at age 57.
Travolta announced the tragic death of his wife on July 13, 2020 with a tribute on Instagram.
“It is with a very heavy heart that I inform you that my beautiful wife Kelly lost her two-year battle with breast cancer,” said the actor, who appeared alongside his wife in the crime drama of 2018 Gotti playing husband and wife.
Tragic: Boys’ night comes as the first anniversary of the death of his wife Kelly Preston draws near as she died of breast cancer at age 57, as seen together in March 2014
He continued, “She fought a courageous fight with the love and support of so many. Kelly’s love and life will always be remembered forever, I will take the time to be there for my children who have lost their mother, so forgive me in advance if you haven’t heard from us for a while .
“But know that I will be feeling your outpouring of love in the weeks and months to come as we heal.”
Her daughter Ella Blue, now 21, said: “I have never met someone as brave, strong, beautiful and loving as you.
She fought a courageous fight with the love and support of so many ‘: Travolta announced the tragic death of his wife on July 13, 2020 with an Instagram tribute
“Anyone lucky enough to have known you or been around you before will agree that you have a glow and a light that just keeps shining and makes everyone around you immediately happy. “
Last week, the A-lister spent his first Father’s Day with his children after his wife passed away as he and daughter Ella commemorated the day by sharing images on Instagram.
The photos were of John – who is best known for his Saturday Night Fever and Pulp Fiction films – with his son and daughter, as they snuggled together; both shared sweet notes for their subscribers.
Cute family: Last week, the A-lister spent his first Father’s Day with his children after his wife passed away as he and daughter Ella commemorated the day by sharing images on Instagram
John said on Instagram: “Happy Father’s Day everyone! It is a privilege to be the father of these two beautiful children – thank you for the honor, my love and respect for all fathers. ‘
And Ella shared, “Dad, you make parenting feel so easy, although it isn’t always. You make each day better than the last.
“You bring us joy when we are ashore. You are our best friend and we love you to the moon and back, ”she said.
Family First: Ella shared, “Dad, you make parenting so easy, even if it isn’t always. You make each day better than the last. You bring us joy when we are depressed. You are our best friend and we love you to the moon and back, “she said.
“Hope to one day be as good a parent as you are Happy Father’s Day to this amazing man and all the amazing dads.”
It comes a month after widower Travolta paid him a poignant Mother’s Day tribute on his Instagram.
Sharing photos of him and Kelly with their children, the Hollywood movie star wrote: “Dearest Kelly, you have brought into my life three of the most wonderful children I have ever known. Thank you. You love us and We miss you. Happy Mother’s Day. ‘
Touching: Travolta posted a poignant tribute to his late wife Kelly Preston on the first Mother’s Day after her death last July. He shared photos of him and Kelly with his daughter Ella, son Benjamin and their late son Jett who died in 2009 at the age of 16.
In the first of two photos shared by Travolta, 67, he and Kelly are seen with Ella and Benjamin.
A second photo showed the couple with their eldest son Jett, who died in January 2009 at age 16.
Jett was autistic and suffered from seizures since he was young.
Travolta and Preston were married in 1991 after meeting in 1987 on the set of CSI, released in 1989.
Hard loss: Kelly passed away on July 12, 2020, after a secret two-year battle with breast cancer. She was 57 years old. The couple, pictured in June 2018, met on a film set in 1987 and married in 1991
“I’ve learned that grieving someone, grief, is personal,” Travolta told Esquire Spain. “Grieving is individual and the experience of your own journey is what can lead to healing”; seen in 2018
In an interview for the May issue of Esquire Spain, the Saturday Night Fever and Grease star spoke about her experiences of grief and loss.
“I learned that grieving someone, grief, is personal,” he shared. “Grieving is individual and having your own journey is what can lead to healing.”
He explained, “The most important thing you can do to help another when they are grieving is to allow them to go through it and not complicate it with yours. It is my experience.
Travolta added: “Life is a movement and a journey; what you leave behind people, I guess is your legacy.
As for his role as Ella and Benjamin’s daddy, the actor shared: “I will secure the future of my children, help them with what they want to do with their lives.
“This is what I do with Ella now with her films and teach her how to work in the profession,” he said. “Ben is barely ten years old. I want to help him evolve because he has his whole life ahead of him. ‘
Travolta is now raising Ella, 21, and Benjamin, 10, as a single dad and told the May issue of Esquire Spain: “I will secure the future of my children, help them with whatever they want. make their life “
Last month, Travolta commemorated Jett on what would have been his 29th birthday on April 13, sharing this sweet black and white photo of the two of them together.