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July 24, 2014

The Grease star has long tried to silence his former airline pilot, Douglas Gotterba, who wants to publish a book about their ‘relationship’ in the 1980s

John Travolta’s former pilot, that has alleged a six-month affair with the Hollywood star, is now free to tell all.

The Grease star has long tried to silence his former airline pilot, Douglas Gotterba, who wants to publish a book about their ‘relationship’ in the 1980s.

In the court documents, Gotterba says the two had a ‘personal and intimate’ relationship.

The judge ruled the former pilot has the right to sue to speak openly, saying Gotterba has no duty of confidentiality to the star.

July 8, 2014

Belgraves, a Thompson Hotel, in London inspires us to ditch thrifty at-home shenanigans and how to do a proper date, day out or dinner that will impress the pants off anyone

Yes times are tough. And yes, travel is expensive.

But I'm sure your home city has some amazing places you don’t know about, or have seen online, but have been too lazy to step away from Netflix to plan a visit.

I’ve lived in Los Angeles, New York, and now London, and I know there are millions of bars, restaurants and cool places to visit I never had the pleasure of taking a selfie in.

June 9, 2014

'The magic and beauty (of Broadway) made me dream of a life better than the one I was living in'

Rosie O'Donnell got personal Sunday when she took to the stage to accept a special Tony Award for her commitment to helping provide arts education to students in New York City public schools.

'To this day, sitting in a velvet seat and hearing the orchestra tune up is better than Prozac for me,' said O'Donnell who told the crowd about how the theater provided an escape during a troubled childhood.

September 26, 2013

'I just loved her - I named my dog after her'

For Jane Lynch, it was all about Olivia Newton-John.

The Emmy-winning Glee star appeared on the talk show Conan this week to promote the fifth season premiere of her hit show and ended up sharing with the audience her long ago crush on the star of Grease.

'She was it for me,' Lynch said. 'I just loved her - I named my dog after her. My dog’s name is Olivia. I had a big lesbo crush on her, and I named my dog after her.'

She got to do more than that.

September 5, 2012

Alleged gay lover of Grease star claims Travolta wanted to film them having sex together

A man who claims he had a six-year affair with John Travolta has alleged the Hollywood actor wanted to make a sex tape with him.

The Grease star has been rocked by a string of apparently unfounded sexual accusations from male masseurs and Travolta’s former secretary, Joan Edwards, claimed that the Hollywood actor had a relationship with pilot Doug Gotterba.

Gotterba has now sold his story to National Enquirer, telling the US gossip magazine that Travolta pressured him to video their saucy bedroom antics.

August 15, 2012

After calling on the 'Grease' star to come out, the Parks and Recreation actress is apologizing

Hollywood actress Rashida Jones has apologized for saying Hairspray star John Travolta should come out and say he is gay.

In an interview with Spinning Platters to promote her new romantic comedy Celeste & Jesse Forever, Jones talked about the importance of closeted A-listers being open about their sexuality.

She said: ‘A movie star. Like, John Travolta? Come out! Come on. How many masseurs have to come forward? Let’s do this!’

August 13, 2012

Parks & Recreation star wonders: 'How many masseurs have to come forward?'

Rashida Jones is busy doing interviews to promote her new romantic comedy Jesse & Celeste Forever. But it's her remarks about John Travolta that has people buzzing.

In an interview with, the conversation veered away from the movie and over to the importance of closeted gay movie stars coming out.

Jones, one of the stars of NBC's Parks and Recreation, has some opinions:

May 18, 2012

Marty Singer: 'This is the very first time we are hearing this new outlandish story'

In the 1978 musical Grease, Danny Zuko and Kenickie were the best of friends and the actors who played them, John Travolta and Jeff Conaway, got to be pretty close off screen as well.

Conaway died last year but according to his girlfriend, his friendship with Travolta had ended more than a decade earlier. She alleges that the two-time Oscar nominee tried to have oral sex with Conaway while staying at his house in the 1990s.

May 11, 2012

Royal Caribbean Cruise Line employee says actor offered him $12,000 for sex

In a week when two male masseurs filed lawsuits against John Travolta claiming  sexual battery and harassment, a third man - this time a former Royal Caribbean Cruise Line employee - says Travolta also accosted him.