'We love you': John Travolta, 68, welcomes the New Year with daughter Ella Bleu, 22, in sweet video

'We love you': John Travolta, 68, welcomes the New Year with daughter Ella Bleu, 22, in sweet video
John Travolta posted a New Year video with his daughter Ella Bleu on January 1 (johntravolta/Instagram)

OCALA, FLORIDA: John Travolta and his daughter Ella Bleau were seen together in a holiday video the 68-year-old Hollywood icon posted to Instagram on Sunday, January 1. 

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"We love you and happy new year," the 'Grease' legend and his daughter say in the brief video as they sit opposite one another at a table. Travolta and Kelly Preston's 22-year-old daughter made her acting debut in the 2009 movie 'Old Dogs', which also stars her mother and father.

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The actress also had a role in the 2019 film 'The Poison Rose', which also starred Morgan Freeman and her father. Along with Ella, Travolta has a 12-year-old son named Benjamin. His son Jett died in 2009 at the age of 16 after suffering a seizure. Travolta experienced a difficult year in 2022 as two of his close friends and co-stars died as well. His 'Grease' co-star Olivia Newton-John died in August 2022 at the age of 73, while Kirstie Alley died on December 5, 2022 at the age of 71.

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Travolta posted a heartfelt message to Alley in the wake of her death, "Kirstie was one of the most special relationships I've ever had. I love you Kirstie," said Travolta, "I know we will see each other again." Alley described Travolta as "the greatest love of my life" during a 2013 interview on 'The Howard Stern Show'.

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Travolta and Alley played James and Mollie in 1989's 'Look Who's Talking', 1990's 'Look Who's Talking Too', and 1993's 'Look Who's Talking Now.' In an interview with US in August 2019, Travolta referred to Alley as his "best girlfriend" and "soulmate." Alley's death was among a number of heartbreaking tragedied Travolta had to face in his life. His wife, Kelly Preston, died of cancer in 2020 at the age of 57 at their Clearwater, Florida, home.

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Travolta and 'Pulp Fiction co-star Bruce Willis had an on-screen reunion in November in the action-packed movie 'Paradise City'. The movie was one of the last that 67-year-old Willis finished before his family revealed in March that he was quitting acting as a result of aphasia. The duo worked together for the first time on a significant project since working on Quentin Tarantino's 1994 crime masterpiece.

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