Latest John Travolta Stories

2009-03-02 16:24:37

John Travolta and Kelly Preston have penned a letter thanking town employees in Lady Lake, Fla., for supporting them after their son Jett died in January. The Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel said town employees sent the film star couple a message of condolence following 16-year-old Jett's death of a seizure in the Bahamas.

2009-02-20 19:14:21


2009-02-17 17:10:00

Film stars John Travolta and Kelly Preston are still coming to terms with the unexpected death of their 16-year-old son Jett last month, a source said.

2009-01-28 13:15:05

The document at the center of the alleged Travolta family extortion plot is a refusal to transport record pertaining to Jett Travolta, People.com said.

2009-01-26 16:32:25

A Bahamian ambulance driver has been charged for his alleged role in an unsuccessful plot to extort $25 million from film stars John Travolta and Kelly Preston. Minister of National Security Tommy Turnquest told Usmagazine.com that Tarino Lightbourne was formally charged Monday with attempting to extort and conspiracy to extort. The 47-year-old paramedic pleaded not guilty to the charges.

2009-01-23 16:29:28

A Bahamian politician and an ambulance driver have been arrested in connection with an alleged extortion plot against John Travolta's family, police said. Jett Travolta, the 16-year-old son of the Florida-based movie star and his actress wife Kelly Preston, died reportedly of a seizure Jan.

2009-01-20 10:40:08

Lawyers for actor John Travolta and Kelly Preston say police in the Bahamas are looking into two individuals' alleged attempt to extort money from the couple. The film stars' only son, Jett, died, reportedly of a seizure, on Jan. 2 at the age of 16 while on vacation with his family in the Bahamas.

2009-01-13 07:30:00

John Travolta and Kelly Preston have written a letter thanking the people of Ocala, Fla., for their support following the death of their son, Jett.

2009-01-09 09:03:13

Lisa Marie Presley, Garth Brooks, Forest Whitaker, James Gandolfini and Kirstie Alley were among the 100 or so mourners at Jett Travolta's Florida funeral. An insider told the Ocala Star-Banner that Brooks' wife Trisha Yearwood and retired baseball icon Cal Ripken Jr.

2009-01-08 16:58:25

Hollywood film star and father of three Tom Cruise is calling the death of 16-year-old Jett Travolta horrific. Cruise, who is a longtime friend of Jett's parents John Travolta and Kelly Preston, appeared at a loss for words when asked on the TV talk show The View for his reaction to the boy's death reportedly of a seizure last week. It's just horrific, Usmagazine.com quoted Cruise as saying Thursday in an episode of the show set to air Friday.

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