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John Travolta says excited to meet son Benjamin

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John & Kelly's baby

John Travolta and his wife Kelly Preston are expecting their baby boy, Benjamin, to arrive any day now.

John & Kelly's baby

The Travolta baby countdown is on! Actor John Travolta told Extra that his wife, Kelly Preston, has been having contractions, even though her due date is not until November 26. "I can't wait to meet Benjamin," he says.

Kelly having contractions!

Travolta is currently in Australia for the 90th Anniversary of Qantas Airways, and he says he is a little worried about getting back to Preston in time.

"When I left, she was having what they call Braxton Hicks, the fake labor, and we were both a little worried, but then the doctor said to drink more water, more liquids and that stops that," the 56-year-old actor said.

John prepares to rush home

"I think she just had a little talk with Ben and said, 'Look, let's wait till Dad comes home and deliver then,'" he says. "But I'm ready to go at any minute. If she started having labor now we would leave and take 22 hours to get home, but I'll get there."

Preston, 48, and Travolta already have a daughter, 10-year-old Ella Bleu, and their son Jett tragically died last year.

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