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Date Set in John Travolta Extortion Retrial

1/27/2010 2:15 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

A date has now been set in the retrial of the people accused of conspiring to extort John Travolta over the death of his son, Jett ... TMZ has learned.

The judge in the Bahamas set the retrial for September 6. The trial is expected to last 4 weeks.

Pleasant Bridgewater and Tarino Lightbourne are both accused of demanding millions of dollars from John Travolta, in return for keeping a document related to Jett's death secret. Ironically, the document -- a medical waiver -- is of no real import.

The case had been tried last year but the judge declared a mistrial during jury deliberations because of jury misconduct.


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1.

Love    

Seriously is there anything some people won't do for money???? To try to extort someone about their son's death is just sickening!!!!

1679 days ago
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Raggss    

Leave the guy alone.Sheesh. All their doing is trying to make money off of someone elses suffering. This world is gone down the sh**T Rrrr.

1679 days ago
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judgingotherssux    

Blatent child neglect .Kid left alone while being left w/nannies..Screw Travolta.

1679 days ago
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dr cyclops    

john travolta paid to have his kid murdered and then wont pay off the killers..kind of like michael wacko jackson..he dont pay his debts..what a crook

who would name a retarded kid jatt anyways ,,what a dumb name for a dummy

1679 days ago
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Straight Talkin Texan    

I feel so bad for the Travoltas. It's bad enough that they lost their son and then had to deal with extortion. Then they had to endure the trial to only have it end in a mistrial. And now they have to wait until September for the re-trial! That's a long damn time to wait! And what if some other moron does something stupid to cause another mistrial? Then the Travoltas still won't have an "end" to their ordeal. I wish the Travoltas peace....

1679 days ago
6.

Mike    

Ah, look at them two... He loves his son so much. He must miss him dearly. Forget those scandalous others. Soon they'll be out of your thoughts.

1679 days ago
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humm    

I think the Travoltas have to suit scientology church too, for extorting them for so many years, and "advising" them to give sauna treatments to a nice but mentally challenged kid.

1679 days ago

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