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John Travolta made a complete mess of Idina Menzel's name during the Oscars on March 2, and the actor is finally speaking out about the now-hilarious incident.
Travolta mispronounced Menzel's name right before she was set to perform the Oscar-winning song "Let it Go" from Disney's "Frozen," calling her "Adele Dazeem." The incident has since gone viral, with the website Slate.com hosting a name generator where readers can "Travoltify" their own name.
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John Travolta credits Scientology with helping him to heal following the 2009 death of his son Jett, echoing similar comments wife Kelly Preston had made in the past.
Travolta, 60, made his comments during a public interview on stage at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in London on Sunday. Jett, who had autism, died at age 16 in January 16 after suffering a seizure at his family's home in the Bahamas. Travolta and Preston, 51, formed the Jett Travolta Foundation, which raises awareness for kids with special needs, in his honor. The two currently live with daughter Ella Bleu, 13, and son Benjamin, who is 3 and was born after Jett's death.
"Grease" actress and pop singer Olivia Newton-John has postponed a Las Vegas concert residency in order to spend time with her sister, who was recently diagnosed with brain cancer.
The 64-year-old star was supposed to perform shows at the Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel and Casino later this year during nights regular headliners Donny and Marie Osmond were away, a company spokesperson confirmed to OTRC.com on Tuesday, following a Las Vegas Sun report.
Oscar winners Michael Douglas and Jamie Foxx as well as Jennifer Aniston and Paul Rudd have been added to the list of presenters for the Oscar telecast on February 24, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced on Tuesday, February 19.
Douglas earned an Oscar for his performance as Gordon Gekko in "Wall Street" and as producer of the 1975 Best Picture winner "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest."
Oscar nominees Salma Hayek Pinault, Melissa McCarthy, Liam Neeson and John Travolta have been added to the list of presenters for the Oscar telecast on February 24, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced on Monday, February 18.Hayek Pinault earned her Oscar nomination for her leading performance in the 2002 movie "Frida." She will be seen next in "Grown Ups 2."
John Travolta and Olivia Newton John released the music video for a single called "I Think You Might Like It," which is off their holiday album "This Christmas" on Wednesday, December 5.
Travolta's wife Kelly Preston, his 12-year-old daughter Ella Bleu and 2-year-old son Benjamin are featured in the video as well, according to People magazine. The video can be viewed below.
Kirstie Alley says that despite a slew of rumors, John Travolta, her co-star in the "Look Who's Talking" films, is not gay.
The 61-year-old actress and current "Dancing With The Stars" contestant also described the actor, who is married to actress Kelly Preston, as the love of her life. Alley made her comments to Barbara Walters in an interview for ABC to promote her new book, "The Art of Men (I Prefer Mine al Dente)." Parts of the sit-down aired on "Good Morning America" on Wednesday, November 7.
Kirstie Alley has revealed that there were sparks flying behind the scenes of the 1989 film, "Look Who's Talking."
The 61-year-old actress sat down with Barbara Walters for an interview to air on "20/20," to promote her new book, "The Art Of Men." She told Walters that her co-star John Travolta was the "greatest love of my life" and nearly caused her to leave her then-husband, Parker Stevenson.
Former "Grease" co-stars John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John reunited to record a holiday album together.
The album, titled "This Christmas," came together shortly after Newton-John discovered that their "Grease" duet "You're The One That I Want" was named one of the best-selling duet of all time, according to Travolta.
John Travolta has issued a statement, denying all sexual assault allegations filed by a former cruise ship employee, who claimed he "forcefully embraced" him in the nude.
On June 25, Fabian Zanzi, the former Royal Caribbean employee who accused Travolta of sexual misconduct, filed a lawsuit against the actor, claiming sexual assault.
John Travolta has nothing but praise for Oliver Stone, who directed him in "Savages," a new R-rated film that contains what the actor calls a "throwback" "menage a trois" three-way sexual relationship.
"He's terrific. He's a genius," Travolta said. "He wants you to do the best performance while he watches you like a hawk. Your performance is watched, every word, every cadence and he really forces you to do your best work and then you come up with the things he paid you for, which is your own interpretation. He wants that too. He definitely wants that. He's quite brilliant."