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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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91.

TEAM LAMMY    

Bone smoker John , and your wife Kelly is so fine.

656 days ago
92.

TEAM LAMMY    

Adultery has been committed regardless of sex preference

656 days ago
93.

LK    

Pppl have been saying he is been gay 4 decades. I was in Clearwater FL Back in the late 80's. Him & gd looking young man pulled up right beside in an old light blue convertible Mustang . I've wonder since then But .... Who's 2 say ????
I wld rather him gay/bi or Maybe he is just a tri sexual . Try anythg . It's the Scientology crap I don't like . It's gotta be some kind pyramid cult scam That making $$$ fm there followers .

656 days ago
94.

peter alexander    

Am i seeing things or does homo behavior really start
affecting how a man looks...hey check it out....
Does ANYONE recognize the similarity in this guy
and JERRY SANDUSKY!!!!!!!!
ANYONE?

656 days ago
95.

w h i t e y    

An old boss says travilta hit on him him first hand when they were introduced.. Travolta is gayer than packet ketchup

656 days ago
96.

Tammy    

Maybe all these men John has hit on or had sexual contact with need to form a club for a united backdoor assault on his closeted ass because I can't stand this "one at a time" crap. Enough already!!

656 days ago
97.

Wicked Witch    

His sexual preference is none of our business. But gay men sure like to sue rich gay men they had relationships with. Claiming the utmost ridiculous things. If you chose to get butt fu*ked and chose to butt fu*ked back then you're a consenting adult and nothing more than a greedy joke broke who deserves eff all.

656 days ago
98.

Ruthie    

If John wasn't famous, None of this would ever be said. I don't believe the story anyway because it is all lies just to get money.

656 days ago
99.

HeyWassup    

News flash, almost every actor in the business is gay. If they're not, it's probably because they had got into acting because they weren't good at anything else and they had to pass college. Travolta is just the tip of the gay iceberg.

656 days ago
100.

Wayneelvis    

I'm still wondering about death of his son. They waited hours before he called 911. Buried him in the island??

656 days ago
101.

Wayneelvis    

I'm wondering about his autistic son who died. He waited hours before calling 911 and then buried him at the island??

656 days ago
102.

bring back recent posts    

...I love John as a actor...and his persona on entertainment shows I also like..I am not sure whats going on with his personal life...but ...it is non of my biz...so...with that said..I wish him and his family happiness...they are all going thru a tuff time no doubt!!!!!!!!

656 days ago
103.

Diamond Goddess!    

Nice gayface in that pic, John!
(LOLs!)
Hmmm, I don't get it.
What's the REAL beef (err, so to speak! lol) these dudes have with him?
Look, you got to bang a movie star, what more do you want?
Did you expect financial support for life?
And this dude stopped working for John in 1987!
Seriously?!
Talk about trying to take advantage of a rich guy with "secrets".

656 days ago
104.

Jez    

Ummm grease ... Saturday night fever!! Duh!! Obviously gay!! but who cares ..WHATEVER!!

656 days ago
105.

SSinOC    

JT probably has to keep up the charade because Scientology insists on it. The guy must feel trapped, at least you'd think so? Doesn't excuse him using his celebrity to coerce people into sex acts though. JT would have to break away from Scientology for him to come out as they claim to cure homosexuality?? That wouldn't be easy.

656 days ago
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