Adam Levine has paid a poignant tribute to Kelly Preston who once starred in a Maroon 5 video.

This week, the world woke up to the sad news that Kelly Preston has died at the age of 57.

Kelly’s husband John Travolta revealed on Instagram that she had lost her life to a two-year battle with breast cancer, adding that his wife “fought a courageous fight with the love and support of so many”.

Kelly has appeared in a number of movie and TV productions, including the films From Dusk Till Dawn, Jerry Maguire and The Cat in the Hat.

Singer Adam Levine has shared a touching tribute to the late actress who appeared in a Maroon 5 video.

Maroon 5, She Will Be Loved, YouTube

Kelly Preston in ‘She Will Be Loved’

Kelly made a cameo appearance in ‘She Will Be Loved’, a 2004 song from Maroon 5. This is one of the band’s most popular hits.

In the video, Kelly and Adam play secret lovers. Adam is dating Kelly’s on-screen daughter, while Kelly’s character is in an unhappy relationship with someone else.

The lyrics of the song talk about Kelly’s character which says:

I don’t mind spendin’ everyday
Out on your corner in the pourin’ rain oh
Look for the girl with the broken smile
Ask her if she wants to stay awhile
And she will be loved, and she will be loved

‘She Will Be Loved’ was uploaded in June, 2009 and has 552 million views at the time of publication.

Adam Levine pays tribute

Maroon 5 lead singer has taken to his Instagram profile to pay a poignant tribute to the late actress.

He wrote:

“My first pretend kiss…We will miss you Kelly. You’ll always hold a special place in my heart.”

Fans and followers praised Adam’s emotional post and shared their fond memories of Kelly and the song in the comments section.

One follower wrote: “I remember. That song meant so much to me and I thought she was incredibly beautiful.”

Another one added: “My favorite Maroon 5 song and video.”

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Tributes to Kelly

A number of celebrities and fans have paid their respects to Kelly, taking to social media to share messages full of love to the late actress and her family.

Actor Russell Crowe, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D star Chloe Bennet and Rita Wilson are some of the celebs who have paid tributes.

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