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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

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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He looks like pee wee herman. What happened to his hair? Anyways, I cannot look at him any more without being disgusted.

628 days ago


He is JOHN F-ING TRAVOLTA, who cares if he is gay, if he is not! The point is, he makes awesome, great, incredible movies. He is an amazing actor, who can take on any role, and give an unbelievable outstanding performance. WHO CARES if he is gay or not. WHY is his sexual life, any of our business. People make way too much of a big deal about whether someone is gay or not.

628 days ago


Maybe John

627 days ago


Who cares what his sexual orientation is, the only issue is if he cheated and lied to his children and family. Maby he ans his wife have an "agreement" that he can have his flings. Its their buisness.

627 days ago


Don't you think, much as I hate to....where there's this much smoke, that has to be fire! Sad, and upset about it though.

627 days ago


You do not want to **** with Scientology's attorneys. They're as bad as Westboro.
It's just impossible for a person who has to pay for billable hours to compete with cult slaves.

627 days ago


I've been in the Spa industry for a while now and it's common knowledge that Travolta has gay tendencies, to the point where he has been banned from high end hotels or required to schedule with women LMTs only. Evry story is the same. In regards to the pilot, just google images of "John Travolta pilot kiss" and it's pretty clear there was a relationship happening.....

627 days ago


Travolta's Monchichi hair is very disturbing.

627 days ago


Really at this point I have so much more respect for him if he just came out the closet everyone knows just come clean I'm sure.he would feel better having a secret like that for that long has eat away at you its not the 80s anymore Hollywood will accept him hell probably boost his career

627 days ago


If your innocent John why are you trying to push a confidentiality agreement on this guy? What are you worried about? This is like the 4th accusation...My mon used to say "Where there's smoke there's fire."

627 days ago


his hair...LOL!!!

why do celebrities need to add confidentiality clauses to contracts? that's a signal that some sh*t is going on with them.

627 days ago


To all of the people making a big deal about this and still talking about, let me ask you a question. Does John Travolta being GAY or NOT, affect YOUR life in anyway? Whether he is gay or not, does it change anything in YOUR life? NO? Then, why do you care if he is gay or not? TMZ, please tell me to begin with, how this is anyones business? I will support him either way, because I love his movies, his acting. How would all of you like, if the public put YOUR sex life, past and present, under a microscope? Someone explain to me, why this is even a BIG deal?? So what if he is? So what if he isnt? Stop over reacting you idiots. Nothing to see here people, go on about your lives.

627 days ago


It wouldn't be THIS guy would it?

627 days ago


John Travolta is one of my favorite actors. I don't really understand why everyone is bad-mouthing him. He isn't a celebrity who treats his staff cruely, or beat his wife. He takes care of his kids. A lot of people respect him because he does make movies that are cool to watch. He isn't in rehab for anything, yet people are treating him like he's this evil man. Why?

627 days ago


After all these years, why can't Travolta just admit he is gay. It is an open secret in Hollywood. Feel sorry for his wife, although she is one of those Scientologists nuts and has some really out there beliefs.

627 days ago
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