Tuesday, May 8, 2012

John Travolta sexual abuse claim 'baseless'

A spokesman for John Travolta has said claims by an unidentified masseur that the actor assaulted him sexually during a massage in January are "baseless".

"John intends to get this case thrown out," his representative continued. "Then he will sue the attorney and plaintiff for malicious prosecution."

The masseur claims Travolta tried to initiate at least one sex act at the Beverly Hills Hotel on 16 January.

The actor's spokesman said the 58-year-old was not in California at the time.

"None of the events claimed in the suit ever occurred," he went on, calling the legal action "a complete fiction and fabrication".

The claims were first made in a March edition of the National Inquirer, a US tabloid renowned for printing salacious gossip-based stories. Read More