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John Travolta Sued

By Alleged Gay Lover

I Never Agreed to Keep Secrets

12/3/2012 11:05 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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A former pilot who claims to have had a secret gay relationship with John Travolta is suing the actor ... claiming he NEVER signed a confidentiality agreement that would stop him from talking to the media ... but Travolta's camp says he's completely full of crap.

The man behind the lawsuit is Doug Gotterba -- who claims he served as Travolta's pilot from 1981 to 1987. Gotterba made headlines recently when he reportedly spoke to the National Enquirer about his "steamy affair" with the actor.

Gotterba does not go into detail about his personal relationship with Travolta in the lawsuit ... but says after the media tidal wave that ensued, he received a threatening letter from Travolta's attorney Marty Singer.

In the suit, Gotterba claims Singer threatened to sue him for violating a confidentiality agreement he signed when he stopped working for Travolta.  

Gotterba claims he DID sign a termination agreement ... but it didn't include anything about confidentiality. Therefore, Gotterba says he did nothing wrong ... and should be allowed to talk about Travolta without fear of a lawsuit. 

But Singer tells TMZ Gotterba's lawsuit is "ridiculous" ... because he DID sign a contract that contains a confidentiality agreement ... and he even included the document in his lawsuit.

Singer adds, "Mr. Gotterba obviously filed this lawsuit to get his 15 minutes of fame. We plan to get this meritless case promptly dismissed."

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76.

wiseonit.com    

damn, this guy just needs to come out of the closet. enough is enough.....we all see that he's gay...nothing wrong with that.....but be honest about it instead of hiding and denying....

627 days ago
77.

jokerchick    

this squinty eyed, rat faced 'mo needs to cut the BS already...yawn, it's getting old

627 days ago
78.

dontgivearatsass    

Nah this aint true. This is the same dude that made Face Off, Swordfish and Broken Arrow. I'm sure Gotterba got this wrong. But then TC did make Saturday Night Fever and Grease...

627 days ago
79.

Riidonkulous    

If anything this should be a positive thing that being gay isn't something someone chooses out of being lonely or neglected etc, he has everything to lose and still loves men... If he likes it I love it. Not news. Guy from 30 yrs ago is broke due to poor investments in being a Beard to rich men, grasps final straw and tries to tell/sell his wrinkly peen havin story should be the title. Go sit down n close your legs to married men lmao

627 days ago
80.

hammer    

John Travolta ! Can't be gay !money ! They will say anything ! just hope this not true !

627 days ago
81.

EM    

Logically speaking.....who the hell has a termination agreement, with a celebrity no less, and DOESN"T put a confidentiality in it?!?!?! Common sence please!! If not, then Travolta should be suing the lawyer!!

627 days ago
82.

hammer    

It's a lot of stories out there ! Is John Travolta still married ! I know if you have millions of dollars ,people will try to sue you !

627 days ago
83.

Lovely49    

Nothing surprises me anymore Travolta may be gay and may not be there are a lot of married men who are in closet I still like all his movies that is what i concentrate on

627 days ago
84.

Sunset Strip Dealer    

Tummy Stcks

627 days ago
85.

Amy    

I worked in a movie with him about 8 years ago, and no one can convince me he's gay. He was totally making eyes at me, not dudes.

627 days ago
86.

GOLLY    

where there is smoke, there is fire.

627 days ago
87.

Parker    

Sorry too many gay men coming forward about this closet case to ignore the truth...hes as gay as a three dollar bill and needs to just come out already...Im sure this one has proof. What Kelly''s penis too small

627 days ago
88.

Jodi    

Sounds like a shakedown. Even if its true, he obviously consented to the relationship. Why does he think he's entitled to money?

627 days ago
89.

Marla Jade    

Leave John alone. No one cares if he is gay or bi. He's a good husband and father any side activites is no ones business but his wifes.

627 days ago
90.

Parker    

Hes queer..i was at a party in the 80s where he wasnin attenance......he loves blowing men in back rooms and saunas

627 days ago
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