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February 6, 2013

Fabian Zanzi had sought unspecficied damages in alleged 2009 incident

Fabian Zanzi, a former Royal Caribbean Cruise Line steward, has dropped his sexual assault lawsuit against actor John Travolta.

The move comes after a judge denied Travolta’s attempt to move the proceedings to arbitration, a victory for Zanzi but also a development that meant the legal battle was about to enter a more expensive phase.

December 7, 2012

Robert Randolph alleged that the actor and his attorney had damaged his reputation

John Travolta, hit by several gay-related lawsuits this year, had a victory in court Friday when a judge in Los Angeles ordered an author to pay the actor approximately $140,000 in legal fees.

Robert Randolph had sued Travolta and his attorney Marty Singer in June alleging that the pair harmed his reputation with false statements and hurt the sales of his self-published book You'll Never Spa in This Town Again which alleges he had sexual encounters with Travolta and other celebrities.

December 4, 2012

Actor's attorney calls suit 'meritless' and a grab at '15 minutes of fame'

John Travolta, already hit with several gay-related lawsuits this year, is now being sued by a pilot who wants to be able to speak publicly about what he says was a six-year affair with the actor.

Doug Gotterba claims in a lawsuit filed this week that he was threatened with legal action by Travolta's attorney Marty Singer after he reportedly spoke to the National Enquirer about his alleged relationship with the actor.

December 4, 2012

Actor's attorney calls suit 'meritless' and a grab at '15 minutes of fame'

John Travolta, already hit with several gay-related lawsuits this year, is now being sued by a pilot who wants to be able to speak publicly about what he says was a six-year affair with the actor.

Doug Gotterba claims in a lawsuit filed this week that he was threatened with legal action by Travolta's attorney Marty Singer after he reportedly spoke to the National Enquirer about his alleged relationship with the actor.

November 7, 2012

Says her Look Who's Talking co-star is the 'greatest love' of her life

Kirstie Alley says John Travolta, her co-star in three Look Who's Talking films, is not gay.

Travolta has long been plagued with speculation about his sexuality - especially this year as he faced a series of sexual harassment allegations from various men.

None of the allegations have been proven and Alley, in an ABC News interview previewed Wednesday (7 November), addressed the speculation.

September 28, 2012

Robert Randolph alleged that the actor and his attorney had damaged his reputation

A Los Angeles Superior Court judge on Thursday (27 September) dismissed a lawsuit against John Travolta filed by the author of a self-published book called You'll Never Spa in This Town Again.

Robert Randolph sued Travolta and his attorney Marty Singer in June seeking unspecified damages. He alleged that the pair harmed his reputation with false statements and hurt the sales of his book which alleges he had sexual encounters with Travolta and other celebrities.

September 6, 2012

British pop singer Robbie WIlliams points to pregnant wife as proof he's not gay

British pop singer Robbie Williams used his appearance at GQ's Men of the Year awards to bury persistant rumors about his sexuality and crack a gay joke about John Travolta.

The former Take That member attended the ceremony with his pregnant wife Ayda Field.

'I was Googling myself today and the first search that comes up is gay,' Williams admitted.

'I’ve got a wife that’s pregnant so that’s put paid to that one,' he said before joking that he could be deep in the closet doing the 'full John Travolta'.

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 SpinningPlatters.com, 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:

August 6, 2012

John Travolta wants former cruise line employee Fabian Zanzi to drop lawsuit against him and pay for his attorney's fees

John Travolta wants former Royal Carribean Cruise line steward Fabian Zanzi to drop unsubstantiated sex assault charges against him and pay his attorney’s fees.

Zanzi is filing for unspecified damages stemming from an alleged incident on a 2009 cruise, in which he asserts that he was sexually harassed by Travolta.

The claims against Travolta have not been proven in any sense.

July 19, 2012

Hollywood actor and wife sun themselves in Mykonos, known as one of the greatest gay destinations

It must be hard being John Travolta recently, with the continuing rumors surrounding the Hollywood actor’s sexuality.

So it is understandable he has taken some time out with wife Kelly Preston to holiday in a beautiful island of Greece, Mykonos, also known as one of the world’s greatest gay destinations.

While Travolta was surely hoping Greece would be the word on everyone’s lips, plenty of people are asking why he would choose a ‘gay’ island for vacation.

June 25, 2012

Fabian Zanzi alleges actor sexually assaulted him on ship in 2009

It's another week and another lawsuit filed against John Travolta.

Fabian Zanzi, a former Royal Caribbean Cruise Line steward, is seeking unspecified damages stemming from an alleged incident on a 2009 cruise.

Zanzi claims that when he brought food to Travolta on the ship, the actor asked for a neck massage. He said that when he reached for Travolta's neck, the star took off his robe and forcefully hugged the employee, according to TMZ.com.

June 22, 2012

Author of book about gay bathhouse culture accuses the actor and his attorney of libel

The good news for John  Travolta is that two male masseurs who are accusing him of sexual harassment have yet to refile their lawsuits which they dropped last month.

The bad news is now someone else is suing the Oscar nominated actor.

This week, the author of a self-published book called You'll Never Spa in This Town Again filed suit in Los Angeles Superior Court against Travolta and his attorney, Marty Singer. 

June 8, 2012

Actor is among the stars to honor Shirley MacLaine at American Film Institute tribute

On the same week that his former secretary went public with allegations that he had a six-year affair with a male pilot, John Travolta made his first public appearance in months at a tribute to Shirley MacLaine in Los Angeles.

Travolta had been keeping a low profile since early May when a pair of lawsuits were filed against the actor by two male masseurs accusing him of sexual battery and harassment.

June 7, 2012

Bisexual Lindsay Lohan fails to reach deal with mobster John Gotti filmmakers but John Travolta still in despite gay sex allegations

Bisexual actress Lindsay Lohan has pulled out of negotiations to appear in new biopic Gotti.

The troubled US star – who is currently filming TV movie Liz & Dick, in which she plays late actress Dame Elizabeth Taylor – had been linked to a role in the film about mobster John Gotti but her representatives couldn't reach an agreement with the filmmakers.

Her publicist Steve Honig told RadarOnline.com: ‘I can confirm that Lindsay has not signed on to be a part of the John Gotti movie, nor is she in talks to join the cast.

June 6, 2012

Grease star alleged to have six-year relationship with his 'personal right hand man'

John Travolta is gay and had a six-year relationship with pilot Doug Gotterba, according to the Hollywood star's former secretary.

Joan Edwards worked for Travolta from 1978 to 1994 and these fresh allegations follow accusations that the Grease actor sexually assaulted two masseurs.

'I did everything for him, including taking care of his personal and professional schedules. Of course I knew he was gay. It never bothered me,' she revealed to the National Enquirer.

May 18, 2012

Former attorney for two male masseurs accuses the famed lawyer of stealing his clients

Gloria Allred, the Los Angeles-based attorney known for taking high-profile cases, is now representing the two male masseurs accusing actor John Travolta of sexual battery and harassment.

It's the latest twist in a case filled with lurid allegations against the star of such classic films as Saturday Night Fever, Grease and Pulp Fiction.

The identities of the two men have not been revealed - they are known as John Doe #1 and John Doe #2.

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 16, 2012

Male masseur suing actor for $2million said he would settle with a 90% discount

The anonymous male masseur currently suing John Travolta for $2million (€1.2million) for sexual assault, is willing to drop the case for $250,000 (€197,000).

This follows a similar lawsuit that was filed and dropped against the 58-year-old star earlier this month. 

The first accusing masseur, known only as John Doe #2, unsuccessfully filed a claim that the actor sexually assaulted him in an Atlanta resort in January.

May 15, 2012

Man had alleged Travolta acted inappropriately at Atlanta resort

One of the lawsuits filed by a male masseur accusing actor John Travolta of sexual battery and harassment has been dismissed.

No reason for the dismissal has been given, according to TheWrap.com.

The suit was filed last week by a man, known only as John Doe #2, who alleged that while at an Atlanta resort in January, Travolta tried to force him to touch his genitals and tried to 'grab, rub and caress [the masseur's] upper thighs and buttocks.'

May 11, 2012

Split comes after date of accusation appears have been proven incorrect

One of the male masseurs who is suing actor John Travolta for sexual battery and harassment has split with his lawyer as some details in his case appear to be faulty.

The man, known only as John Doe 1, alleges he was accosted by Travolta during a massage at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Jan. 16. But photos and a restaurant receipt published by TMZ on Wednesday appear to prove that Travolta was in New York on that day.

May 10, 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.

May 9, 2012

Second male masseur has made allegations of sexual battery and harassment against the actor

John Travolta is being sued by a second male masseur accusing him of sexual battery and harassment, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday (8 May).

It comes on the heels of a lawsuit filed Monday by a man who claims he was hired by Travolta to give him a massage at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Both incidents are alleged to have occurred in January.