Travolta Extortion Plot Over Pic - What a horrible thing to do!

United States
January 22, 2009 2:25pm CST
(Jan. 22) -- John Travolta is allegedly being extorted for "millions of dollars" by a pair of men who reportedly are threatening to release a photo of a dying Jett Travolta unless the actor pays up. Britain's Daily Mail reports that once the extortionists made their demands clear, Travolta contacted his lawyers, who then flew to the Bahamas to meet with the culprits. The Daily Mail cites local media as reporting that two men -- a local Bahamian politician and an ambulance worker -- were being questioned about the incident. http://www.popeater.com/movies/article/alleged-travolta-extortion-plot-over-pic/314349?icid=200100397x1217622933x1201089418 This is terrible, have you seen this and what are your thoughts about it?
12 responses
• United States
26 Jan 09
How horrible to do such a thing to a person when they have lost their son. I hope they put these people in jail and lose the key.
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• United States
26 Jan 09
Looks like they have been aressted now...Glad for this family that the saga has ended. Good thing these predators wont be hurting anyone else...appreciate the response.
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• United States
28 Jan 09
The whole story is sad. I hate the way the photographers stocks these people. I listened to an interview Oprah did on Brad Pitt and who his co-star of "the curious life of Benjamin button" Oprah asked them what would they do if they could have one day of freedom without all the media? Brad Pit said he would take the walls down of his house and let his kids play in the yard with the other kids play in their front yard. I guess we take these things for granted.
• United States
28 Jan 09
Thats so true. People just dont understand how terrible that would be. It would drive me nuts having to go through that, and I complain about the telemarketers...what if you had to deal with cameras all the time... makes our complaints seem small. I wouldnt want the lifestyle not for any amoun money....ugh
• United States
18 Feb 09
Some people are just plain sick! As if he isn't already going through enough with his son dieing that these people have to go and pull a stunt like that. It's outrageous! People like that just make my stomach turn in disgust!
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• United States
18 Feb 09
Hi Angel, I think they did catch them and hopefully they will not hurt anyone else. It is stomach turning, that is a true description! Appreciate the response and always good to see you!
@MissAmie (720)
• United States
23 Jan 09
Disgusting what some people will do to make a dollar. I hope those people, if found guilty, are punished to the full extent of the law!
• United States
24 Jan 09
yes, i do agree with you. It cant be soon enough....sad. This gives a new meaning to low, it got lower...
• Philippines
23 Jan 09
Yes, that IS terrible. They're already going through tough times grieving over their son, but why do others have to make a profit out of the entire thing? How low can YOU go, America?
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• United States
23 Jan 09
Theey have broken the law and they will have to answer to the law. Its very sad. I am very sorry to hear that this family has been subject to this.
• United States
23 Jan 09
How cruel and heartless. Once against mankind proves to me I am not wrong in prefering animals to many human beings.
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• United States
23 Jan 09
I have to agree with you my friend. This is a sad situation, if there ever was one...
@makingpots (11928)
• United States
22 Jan 09
This is the first I have heard of this. How sad! It is the lowest form of human being that would be such an opportunist at a time like that! Can you imagine dealing with something like that while grieving the loss of a child????????
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• United States
22 Jan 09
So true, thats the worst possible timing ever , there would never be a good time but now, while these people are in grieving...ugh!
@j47lee (743)
• Canada
22 Jan 09
How can a person ever do that.. i mean come on.. its a guy's last breath's pic.. and john travolta needs privacy too... he should sue their assses off....
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• United States
22 Jan 09
Oh yes, and thy should be in jail a long while for sure...and hopefully , they will never be able to release that pic...
@Thoroughrob (11771)
• United States
22 Jan 09
I have not heard anything about this, but it is so cruel. People will do anything for money.
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• United States
22 Jan 09
I hope these people fail and never get this photo out. Hopefully they will go to jail, if they havent already....
@jillhill (37354)
• United States
22 Jan 09
I have not seen or heard anything about this....what a travisty! To have them go through so much and now this! I am going to check the article though.....
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• United States
22 Jan 09
Its terrible that they are after his money and choose to do this now. I sure hope this photo never surfaces , not ever and these people go to jail.
• United States
22 Jan 09
That is horrible that they would do that to him right after losing his son. They must not have any kind of heart at all. To do that to anyone is down right cold and they deserve to be punished in any way possible. I hope for Travolta's sake that this matter is resolved quickly and he is left to grieve in privacy without so many people bothering him. Doesn't the press no what it is like to lose someone close to them? If they do than they should all just leave him be.
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• United States
22 Jan 09
Your right, they should have respect and leave him alone. I hope these are never published and there will not be anymore incidents.
@agrant10 (1446)
• United States
22 Jan 09
No, this is also my first time hearing this as well. I hope that they do not get away with this. It is sad when you try to make money at someone elses expense. I'm hoping that they will be banned from releasing the photos.
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• United States
22 Jan 09
Its so sad. Its sad that someone could be so mean and so sad that Travolta has to deal with this now...Its a really sick, action , even for a greedy person...ugh!
@tyc415 (5706)
• United States
22 Jan 09
I have not heard about this happening and I find it very disturbing and sad. How can anyone take advantage of another person like that, especially under those circumstances. I sure hope those involved get what's coming to them and I don't mean John Travolta's money.
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• United States
22 Jan 09
My heavens, this family is in mourning, I hope they go to jail for a long time for foing something like this....if they get whats coming to them, they wont ever get out of jail....