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John Travolta

Ex-Cruise Worker Claims

Actor Wanted Neck Massage ... and More

5/14/2012 12:22 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0514_travolta_report_Document-LaunchJohn Travolta asked a room steward on a Royal Caribbean cruise line to give him a neck massage in his stateroom back in 2009  ... this according to an official incident report obtained by TMZ, but the documents don't mention anything about any overt sexual overture on Travolta's part.

The steward, Fabian Zanzi, claims he was delivering something to Travolta's stateroom when the actor asked him for a neck massage. Although the report doesn't expressly name Travolta, we've confirmed the actor was indeed the guest in question.

Fabian claimed he obliged -- and Travolta "then told him he was a beautiful person and invited him to return to visit him later that night."

Fabian claimed he refused because of a strict company policy banning RC employees from fraternizing with guests.

Fabian reported the incident and was disciplined for the neck massage, which is a violation of the no-fraternization rule. He subsequently left the company.

Fabian now says the encounter was much more than described in the incident report, claiming Travolta opened his robe and gave him a big hug while his penis was erect ... and offered him $12,000 for sex and silence. 

The video of Fabian (above) was shot yesterday.

Travolta's attorney Marty Singer tells TMZ, "The incident report now confirms Mr. Zanzi fabricated his story about my client. He never stated that my client did anything wrong. Obviously, if he had engaged in any inappropriate conduct he would have reported it to his supervisors."

A rep for Royal Caribbean tells TMZ, "Fabian Zanzi worked for Royal Caribbean International from October 2003 until May 2011 on various ships. In June 2009, Mr. Zanzi was working as a Room Service Phone Operator onboard Enchantment of the Seas."

The rep claims Fabian was NOT fired by the cruise company, but rather resigned on May 18, 2011 -- two years after the alleged incident.


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John Travolta is soooooooooooooo gay!!! Gosh this must be so embarrassing to his wife. What woman wants to be married to a man who prefers sex with other men!!!! And John should at least have more discretion...I mean, come's like he wants to be outed!!!! Who wouldn't go to the press and say that John Travolta gave me a hug with his penis sticking out of his robe??? It seems like John Travolta's lust for men overrides the embarrassment his wife and kids have to go through upon hearing all these stories from massage therapist who claims he's wanting to have sex with selfish. I think it's true because rarely do you find another "man" who will go public about another man "especially a celebrity" hitting on them and asking for sex...unless it's true (for fear of being sued). It's just hard to imagine the cool, masculine man from the movie "Grease" as being gayer than Liberace. So sad he's so gay!!!!

855 days ago


Hey I have never met Travolta, but he asked me to touch his winkie too.

This is going to keep on and on and on with these flaming want-2-seconds-of-fame weirdos of the world.

Travolta for the WIN!!!

855 days ago


That Travaolta is gay is not news. But just engage your brain and eyes. This Fabian Zanzi guy looks and acts like he is no stranger to an erected penis rubbing against, in or on him. NOT JUST THINK... any person who is in this country legally would file charges for being fired because they reported being sexually harassed. I saw no reference to being offered $12,000 or Travolta's penis getting excited.... now USE YOUR BRAIN... wouldn't you report that? I would. In fact I would have taken the $12,000 and said, "Have a nice day". That guy is STUPID... there's nothing worse than a stupid person trying to blackmail somebody.

855 days ago


Until i saw ,'Shampoo" the musical, with Travolting playing the part of 'Penny's mom" that Divine played in the original, i would not have believed this possible. Now after watching just a few minutes of JT queening it up with his co star , what's his face. that was with Natalee Wood when she went over the side of the boat, c'mon, what's his friggin name ? .......i believe it now

855 days ago


I just dont see Travolta putting himself in this position. The Travolta family stays out of the press so well and all of a sudden all these incidents.

855 days ago

Different Rules Apply    

This is getting ridiculous. All of the incidents have a ring of similarity, i.e. allegedly John is very forward about disrobing, etc. This was about 5 months after Jett died; didn't John take off away from Kelly & Ella for a cruise? The timing is right. I hope these are lies, but there are SO MANY and they are so similar sounding.

855 days ago


Why would John Travolta take a cruise on Royal Caribbean with the riff raff? stars of his caliber rent private yachts. Think about it. All these worms accusing him are doing this because it is cheaper to pay off the accusers to make this go away than it is to fight it. It's all about the money.

855 days ago

_][ Character_Assassin ][_    

The dead giveaway... the guys name is FABIAN.

855 days ago


Sadly I believe all of these people are telling the truth. My sister worked at a 5 star hotel & spa in Northern California about 20 years ago when John Travolta came there. He propositioned the masseuse with the same types of stories these others are telling. The masseuse (male) turned his back for a minute & turned around to see Travolta butt naked with his butt towards the masseuse asking him to do certain "things". The masseuse left immediately and reported him to the management. He then asked for room service and did the same thing to the young room service gentleman. They ended up having to black list him from the hotel. This was 20 years ago now. So I think he just is now getting busted for his disgusting behavior FINALLY.

855 days ago


let everything be established in the mouth of 2 or 3 witnesses, it is said (not a pun!)

855 days ago


Leave the French Nicolas Cage alone!

855 days ago


I do believe Fabian. HR wrote this report, not Fabian. And Fabian admitted enough to get himself disciplined, which leads me to believe that he was honest and truly freaked out by the incident. I understand why HR didn't write up the solicitation for prostitution: They could have incurred some huge liability for do***enting criminal activity that they weren't willing to report to law enforcement. Why would they? It's John Damn Travolta! And they had no proof, so it was guaranteed to be messy either way. I'm guessing that Fabian experienced so much subtle retaliation after the incident, that he eventually quit. The company couldn't have fired him right after a sexual harassment complaint, because he could have sued for that obvious retaliation; they could just make his life a living hell. And Fabian didn't have the incident fully do***ented (or reported to authorities), and he probably soon regretted that. HR always acts like in-house attorneys looking out for the company's interests. They suck.

855 days ago


If he offered me $12,000 he could have all the sex he wanted & i wouldnt tell a sole! I would be like see you next week LOL.

855 days ago

American Patriot    

I used to like all of America whom i represent, like John - but now, he's just a sick "gay". Seriously, turn to God, Abraham, Allah....whatever....and stop being queer.

love, america.

855 days ago

harold burns    

Obama Just came out of the closet,.,.Travolta next,.,,.?

855 days ago
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