On Friday, John Travolta celebrated his daughter Ella Bleu Travolta because she worked at the Karl Lagerfeld show during New York Fashion Week. It was the 22-year-old model’s debut and the proud father shared a snap of Ella in a catwalk standing in the background of the show. She was wearing a tailored black suit over a corset and oversized black trousers, with dark brown hair slicked back from her face.
“So proud of Ella’s debut at New York City Fashion Week!” he wrote in caption.
Ella shared the same image, plus a few black and white photos from behind the scenes, in which she is driving a car and standing in the rain under an umbrella. She thanked Karl Lagerfeld in her caption, and in the comments the proud dad showed himself again, commenting: “I’m so proud of you”, adding a left emoji red heart.
John has two children, 11-year-old Ella and Benjamin, with his late wife Kelly Preston. The father and son are very close and Ella even described him as her “best friend” in a photo post celebrating his birthday.
“Happy birthday to my role model, my best friend who taught me one of the most valuable lessons in life, compassion,” she said. Written. “I love you with all my heart, Dad.”
The Grease the actor, in turn, has been hugely supportive of Ella, appearing at the premiere of her first Instagram single, “Dizzy.”
John commented on an earlier sneak peek of the song, “I’m so proud of you Ella, that’s amazing. My happy father! “
A few weeks later, Ella wrote another tribute to John, sharing a photo of them with her brother Benjamin.
“Happy Father’s Day, to the smartest, kindest, most generous man I know,” she wrote. “Just being yourself, you taught me the most important lessons in life. Thank you for everything you do and for being my friend. I love you. “
Aimée Lutkin is the weekend editor at ELLE.com. Her writing has appeared in Jezebel, Glamor, Marie Claire and more. Her first book, lonely hunter, will be released by Dial Press in February 2022.