'Geraldo at Large' investigates John Travolta sex scandal
Allegations against actor span 30 years
- Duration 4:52
- Date May 21, 2012
Allegations against actor span 30 years
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John Travolta's a terrific -- -- being bombarded lately with lawsuits and other allegations charging that the acting icon is an abusive gay man.
Hungry for inappropriate sex.
Greg's got the gory details.
My -- -- with The National -- Mike the latest headline Travolta's twisted double life exposed thirty years of lies the latest.
On Travolta's -- I mean.
What is it about this guy in my whole experience of covering stories like this -- covering show business I've never quite seen anything like this.
According to the enquirer the Hollywood -- macho image has been -- by thirty years of accusations.
And character -- with mostly straight man claiming they were accosted or seduced by -- Travolta you have.
John doe number one John doe number two number three god knows how many cannot keep up.
-- worst nightmare at the enquirer headline screams as its lead story list leading men allegedly targeted for sex.
Troubled grease costar Jeff common way it was one of them an ex fiance says -- left a note before failed suicide attempt in 2006.
Claiming John attempted to perform oral sex on him -- Travolta's attorney vehemently denies all of these allegations.
I know with that.
Tabloids notoriously pay for stories hat we know that these guys aren't just catching him we do lie detector tests on people who know polygraphs.
We -- known facts we checked sources that we trust -- -- somebody says I was at you know Hilton hotel.
We have sources in these hotels we go to them is this true or can you verify whether it's true or not.
I mean we do our homework of course as always exaggeration and everything.
But basically Jon -- 30 -- -- happy stories popping up.
Literally these guys are coming out of the woodwork I can promise you that I mean I know this for a fact here you have someone's private life that your.
Laying out of there you're exposing them and and it's really it's it's he said he said.
In these situations only two people in the room real John Travolta tried to -- born in one case John doe number one is what's -- -- him into prostitution.
He wanted him to do a sexual act while he was doing massage.
And if he had gone ahead with -- let's say that guy was an undercover officer.
The cops would have come out and get on John troubled -- so that's not private life.
Just the latest on the mega stars -- Travolta was last in the media glare in 2009.
When his sixteen year old son -- suddenly died -- vacationed in the Bahamas.
An uncomfortable footnote.
A photo of -- male -- Geoff Petrie who discovered the body.
Kissing Travolta on the lips was published in the magazine why hasn't this come out why hasn't it been more in the forefront.
If it has been thirty years because we don't.
I think comes out yeah public yeah we're going to report.
It and that's what.
Keeps doing if he's really doing these things -- question is is -- game I can't say that John Travolta's gay.
What I do know he puts himself in these positions.
But are they just stepping up for money you say we pay for stories.
We don't pay for all stories that's that's a mess but to have all of these guys coming -- from -- isn't gonna make what is singular about this story is that there are so many.
So many got a mini war broke out about who represents these -- Gloria Allred -- as -- operating a number of beautiful women claiming illicit affairs with golf legend Tiger Woods it now says she's prepping some of Travolta's accusers in.
How does this.
Play in the grand scheme of Hollywood men.
With the macho image and then they have this secret life back in the day -- -- 2030 years ago in Hollywood this was like all -- god stuff.
It's only when something like this happens where it.
It's almost as it.
John is flirting with danger -- -- it'll end up in court I don't.
I don't somewhere.
Somebody is going to get Smart and wise and it's going to put a stop to this no matter how they do it.
-- where is John Travolta -- we haven't heard inside of -- well he's.
Lying low for obvious reasons but reportedly he sent his gated community and -- -- -- Florida that's where he has his this place with the air strip in the back -- say he's acting like normal like everything is OK he's just been seen flying.
In and out of though -- but.
He has done one thing he did a Mother's Day tribute to his wife Kelly Preston's good for that -- -- the pictures of his Cy Young son -- as well.