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Lawsuit claims John Travolta grabbed masseur's package


We know celebrities get sued for all sorts of things all the time, but since this one involves John Travolta, we have to put it out there: He's has been hit with a lawsuit for allegedly offering a masseur a "reverse massage," among other things. That's quite a different tip than the one the guy was probably expecting.

TMZ (of course) cites a filing claiming a man called only John Doe was hired by Travolta for a $200 per hour massage, meeting the actor in a black SUV and riding with him to the Beverly Hills Hotel. The suit says Travolta stripped naked and got on the table with no problem, but after an hour he got grabby, rubbing Doe's leg and grabbing his penis.

The masseur claims he said he didn't have sex with his clients, but Travolta kept on trying, offering sexual favors in return before allegedly masturbating and telling Doe the key to his success was "due to sexual favors he had performed when he was in his 'Welcome Back Kotter' days," presumably because "Hollywood is controlled by homosexual Jewish men who expect favors in return for sexual activity." TMZ conveniently says Travolta's people were unavailable for comment.

The suit claims Travolta then gave the guy $400 an hour, called him a loser and kicked him out. Now the guy wants $2 million plus damages. The Juice* says this one sounds especially suspicious, given there's not even a name on the lawsuit. We're not legal scholars, but we'd think if something was true enough you'd be willing to sue a movie star, you'd at least sign the damn thing. Please write in with your lawsuit expertise, friends and neighbors, because this kind of tripe is killing our soul a little more each day.

UPDATE: Travolta's rep told Entertainment Tonight: "This lawsuit is a complete fiction and fabrication. None of the events claimed in the suit ever occurred. The plaintiff, who refuses to give their name, knows that the suit is a baseless lie. It is for that reason that the plaintiff hasn't been identified with a name even though it is required to do so. On the date when plaintiff claims John met him, John was not in California and it can be proved that he was on the East Coast. Plaintiff's attorney has filed this suit to try and get his 15 minutes of fame. John intends to get this case thrown out and then he will sue the attorney and Plaintiff for malicious prosecution."

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[Last modified: Monday, May 7, 2012 9:24pm]


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