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False Claims About Travolta in Extortion Case

9/29/2009 7:03 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

john travolta One of John Travolta's lawyers testified in the extortion trial today that one of the defendants claimed to have a document suggesting Travolta wanted his son, Jett, dead or was negligent in supervising his son.

Allyson Maynard-Gibson told the jury defendant Pleasant Bridgewater approached her and said she was representing Tarino Lightbourne, also a defendant. Gibson says attorney Bridgewater said she had warned Lightbourne that what he was doing was detrimental to the Bahamas, but Lightbourne still wanted to sell the document to Travolta, in return for it remaining private.

In reality, the document was irrelevant -- it merely released the medical professionals in the Bahamas from liability if Travolta decided to fly his son to Florida for medical help.

According to Gibson, Bridgewater told her Lightbourne said there was a big market for all things Travolta, claiming "Inside Edition," "Larry King Live" and Time Magazine wanted to know if he had photos or documents and what they were worth.


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1842 days ago


Uh...LIVE FEED...Hello?!?!?!

1852 days ago

Pierce Aero    

"Inside Edition, Larry King Live, Time magazie"? Come on guys. Are you really going to leave yourself out of that list. Like you would not have wanted these photos as well, if you could have? Digger Please! Pierce Aero, SuperHero

1852 days ago

Pierce Aero    

Hmmm, Ghoul Lash has Care Away? Great Gatsby be praised!
Pierce Aero, SuperHero

1852 days ago


When are JT's homo lovers going to go public? or have the scientology hit-men killed them all off?

1852 days ago


We will never have enough food, water, energy or health care until we redesign our world to look at ALL people's needs over a FEW people's profits.

The government is NOT the answer either. All governments are bought and paid for by the international bankers and corporations.

We need to look at the ROOT CAUSE of all these problems and that is the monetary system. Without money the only question is do we have the resources and technology to create an abundance of life's necessities, YES WE DO!

1852 days ago

I am    

While I don't believe for a second that John Travolta wanted his son dead but I do seem to recall issues being raised regarding Jetts 'minder'. I don't believe that he had a medical background. Which brings forth the question: If Jett was having seizures so frequently why wasn't a medical professional assigned to care for him? Or is it true that scientology doesn't recognize autism.

1852 days ago


She said that he said that you said that we said that they said....

1852 days ago


Once again it shows the dishonesty of Black people...just like Barack who cannot be TRUSTED

1852 days ago


Hi guys, I absolutely love TMZ.... You guys are always right on.

Anyway, have you noticed how closely the youngest Jackson boy, Blanket resembles Miko Brando. Put them side by side and you might think they were father and son. Just Saying...............
I did not know that Marlon Brando was so close to Michael Jackson and went to his house to spend quiet time and get away from it all. I read this on Brando's bio. Also that Miko has been with Michael for a long time as body guard and close friend....
Just saying again..................

Thanks for a great show

1851 days ago

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