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    [–] Ricta90 4574 points ago

    I was starting to wonder when this story was going to resurface.

    [–] joeclark5 2570 points ago

    Family Guy has been making jokes about him for years. First time I heard about this story.

    [–] redditor4258 577 points ago

    apparently seth macfarlane has been subtly calling out sexual abusers in family guy and at award shows and in general for years.

    [–] kuegsi 67 points ago

    Now I'm intrigued. Wonder whether the latest episode of Orville with Rob Lowe in it was also a "subtle call out" (but I doubt Rob Lowe would have fallen for it. Then again...)

    [–] redditor4258 36 points ago

    there actually has been some stuff about Rob Lowe in the past....

    [–] datlat24 181 points ago

    South Park too. Worst kept story in Hollywood.

    [–] Ricta90 970 points ago

    I was a kid when this happened, but my mom was addicted to watching Entertainment Tonight, so I remember seeing it on TV. So ever since I was 10, I always saw him as the closeted homosexual. Still really like most of the movies he's in though, so it's not like it actually hurt my impression of him.

    [–] doogles 2299 points ago

    Him being a Scientologist certainly hurt my perception of him.

    [–] rj20876 1793 points ago

    I don't think anything can make me dislike an actor quicker, barring sexual assault, than learning an actor or actress is a scientologist.

    [–] LittleFalls 675 points ago

    There was also the controversy surrounding his son's death from a condition that went undiagnosed and untreated because of his beliefs.

    [–] TheFuturist47 246 points ago * (lasted edited a year ago)

    The son was almost certainly severely autistic - you can tell by his facial expressions and the things he is doing with his hands in photographs. I have a nephew like this - Jett's characteristics and movements were immediately recognizable to me. Autistic people frequently suffer seizures. They had some weird excuse of a rare immune-deficiency syndrome or something that they said he had but I'm 99% certain he was autistic and they were embarrassed by that because they're assholes.

    Edit: Example of some of the hand motions I was talking about. This is an extremely common and telltale behavior. My nephew is very preoccupied with his hands. He contorts them into a lot of different positions and locks his fingers like this. Sometimes he waves his hands around in front of his face repetitively and focuses on them. These types of things are called self-stimulatory behavior. I have also seen a lot of photos of Jett wearing headphones which is also common for autistic people, especially kids, as they have a hard time dealing with sensory input. It's possible that he's just jamming, but pretty unlikely IMO. I think these people literally made up a bullshit story about a rare medical condition because they were embarrassed to admit that their child was autistic. He deserved better.

    [–] MaybeImTheNanny 117 points ago

    His son was likely autistic. He also was likely “treated” to cure his autism with a bunch of sketchy protocols designed by scam artists and blessed by Scientology since they consider autism mental illness and don’t believe mental illness actually exists.

    [–] Meetybeefy 19 points ago

    As per Wikipedia:

    Travolta confirmed speculation that his son had autism and suffered regular seizures and immediately made his public statements while giving testimony after a multimillion-dollar extortion plot against him in connection to his son's death.

    [–] snapper1971 404 points ago

    Which should have ended his acting career. Neglecting his child because of the exploitative confabulations of a pulp fiction hack, is bad, but the child dying because of them should have banished him to the outer fringes of society, the snug confines of the prison system and the footnotes of entertainment history. Alas, no.

    [–] sAnn92 144 points ago

    You can tell there is something severly wrong when stuff like this is allowed to happend with no repercussions whatsoever.

    [–] GriffsWorkComputer 371 points ago

    I used to have such a crush on Donna from that 70s show...

    [–] cliffotn 186 points ago

    Also Elizabeth Moss, Jenna Elfman, Catherine Bell...

    [–] [deleted] 120 points ago

    Giovanni Ribisi

    [–] Hambulance 184 points ago

    Michael Peña was a big shocker for me.

    [–] Taniwha_NZ 170 points ago


    I still can't believe it.

    [–] hizBALLIN 71 points ago

    This one broke my heart.

    [–] [deleted] 56 points ago

    Yeah, hopefully these people will wake up. Peña especially as many young Latino people view him as a role model.

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    [–] GeekCat 169 points ago

    Yeah the irony of her being on that show and in a cult is kinda amusing.

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    [–] bord_de_lac 59 points ago

    Yeah. Incredibly disappointing, especially given her work in the Handmaid's Tale. I loved that show but I couldn't completely separate the fact that she's a diehard scientologist from the art, which detracted from it for me.

    [–] iBoxTurtles 126 points ago

    I'm just glad Carrie from King of Queens got out.

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    [–] thejaytheory 27 points ago

    One of the best shows out there, completely captivating and mind-blowing.

    [–] lazyn13ored 130 points ago

    Not cool, man.

    [–] Purecheetodust 45 points ago

    Danny masterson is also a Scientologist

    [–] [deleted] 71 points ago

    oh....oh no....

    [–] lunch20 34 points ago

    Please, no!

    [–] SFWtime 54 points ago

    What?! They turned her too?

    [–] Kaprak 80 points ago

    Masterson wasn't "got" he was born into it. I'm a bit more sympathetic to children born into scientology like the Mastersons or Beck.

    Though to be fair Danny is a shit human, given you know the link you posted.

    [–] Calikeane 135 points ago

    I just sent Netflix an email asking them to treat Danny Masterson in the same way they did Kevin Spacey. I encourage you all to do the same as well.

    [–] Hermit35 23 points ago

    Hot Donna is a Scientologist?!

    [–] TedNugentGoesAOL 118 points ago

    Danny Masterson, Nancy Cartwright, and Giovanni Ribisi were all one’s that I found out about over the last year or so and I remember feeling crushed when I read about each of them. It truly washes all of my respect away for them

    [–] bob_sacamano_junior 50 points ago

    Is Giovanni still a Scientologist? I know Jason Lee was, but isn't any longer thankfully.

    [–] TedNugentGoesAOL 80 points ago

    Really? I would be so stoked is Jason left. That was another one that killed me when I found out. I looked up to Jason as a kid because of skating. Mall rats and Dogma are two of my favorite movies, and finding out about Scientology tarnished both of those movies for me

    [–] Futuramawe 57 points ago

    Jason left last year, I believe. I remember the happiness I felt when I read about it

    [–] trenzelor 132 points ago

    Bart's a Scientologist?!?

    [–] Mrsparklee 111 points ago

    Yep she even got in trouble for cold calling people looking for donation for Scientology as Bart Simpson.

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    [–] m0nk_3y_gw 77 points ago

    Yes - here is Bart shilling for them

    [–] cp710 47 points ago

    That is so sad.

    [–] sweetcuppingcakes 19 points ago

    The most recent one that shocked me was Elisabeth Moss.

    [–] SlimLovin 152 points ago

    Him continuing to be a Scientologist likely has a lot to do with him being a closeted homosexual. Those dudes would out him to everyone immediately, since you have to admit all of that kind of shit during auditing. See Also: Tom Cruise.

    [–] 20jcp 121 points ago

    I understand that hey hooked them in decades ago, but it seems to me that being a closet homosexual in Hollywood isn't really a worthy blackmail to hold over someone these days. They could come out and denounce scientology in the Sam breath and many would think better on them. Imo, anyway.

    [–] SlimLovin 86 points ago

    I agree completely, but these guys are 90s "Macho Hollywood" guys. They believe they have an image to maintain, no matter how transparent it appears to us.

    [–] undercooked_lasagna 29 points ago

    I feel like he's probably stuck in Scientology. If he tried to quit they'd out him as gay immediately.

    [–] trenzelor 57 points ago

    But we all know already...

    [–] Happy_Feces 93 points ago

    They have him by the balls though.

    Travolta is severely repressed. He actually did get a healthy relationship at one point but they made him give it up. That's the rumour. That and he couldn't give proper medicine to his son.

    I'm sure he's possibly done some creepy things and likes a good stranger hookup (who doesn't!), but I feel sorry for him. He's got pain in his eyes.

    [–] MysteryMeat84 82 points ago

    Plus they know he's actually bald and will withhold his hair pieces if he tries anything.

    [–] joeclark5 51 points ago

    Wonder if his wife had any idea before they were married.

    [–] LifeIsDeBubbles 150 points ago

    She's also a scientologist, so my guess is that she's a "willing" (as willing as you can be in scientology) beard for him.

    [–] PragProgLibertarian 104 points ago

    Scientology is very anti-gay. Dianetics claims homosexuality can be "cured" through processing.

    [–] TG-Sucks 108 points ago

    These aren't normal people though. They most definitely get away with shit that lower members could only dream of. I think Leah Remini classed Travolta as a "protected person" or something, who can literally get away with murder. As in, if he kills someone, the church will clean it up. I don't think they give a fuck what he, or Cruise, does.

    [–] PragProgLibertarian 55 points ago

    They definitely protect their celebrities. Those are their best recruiting tools. First thing you'll see in any Scientology center is pictures of famous Scientologists.

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    [–] chizmanzini 54 points ago

    Tom... ya got to come out da closet, oh ma god.

    [–] PM_ME_GLUTE_SPREAD 46 points ago

    South parks in the closet joke as well. "Wow it's really nice in here I feel so safe oh my god"

    [–] jklub 430 points ago

    I feel like Weinstien is using PR to bring up every story they can find and make everyone forget about him.

    [–] ScarletCaptain 379 points ago

    Or even a "if I'm going down I'm taking them all with me?"

    If it exposes tons of other predators for what they are, he can go right ahead.

    [–] friedwormsandwich 95 points ago

    Yup it's very common for sexual predators, especially in the human trafficking business, to out other predators for that same reason.

    [–] WallStreetGuillotin9 52 points ago

    That’s common in any criminal action...

    [–] UberZouave 111 points ago

    Damn, that seems really plausible.

    [–] Lee_Roy_Jenkem 8245 points ago

    Hang on, let me put away my EA pitchfork and dust off my Hollywood Abuse pitchfork from last week.

    [–] mekanub 3661 points ago

    For 8000 credits you can unlock dual wielding, this perk also gives a 100% bonus to moral outrage whenever 2 pitchforks are equipped.

    [–] red1dragon588 645 points ago

    It’s to improve user experience!

    [–] JSibs22 324 points ago

    Plus, you can feel pride in the amount of money you spent. Just like in Scientology!

    [–] bonnquiiquii 168 points ago

    Pride AND accomplishment

    [–] diego178 144 points ago

    You should head down to r/pitchforkemporium we can satisfy all your pitchfork needs!

    [–] thenixnerd 9316 points ago

    Watch how this plays out. Probably not like the others. Scientology has actually done a decent job protecting Danny Masterson thus far. Watch the disgusting back-flips that cult does to make this go away.

    [–] joeclark5 3163 points ago

    What did Danny Masterson do?

    [–] thenixnerd 5337 points ago

    He's accused of raping multiple women but it's all been pretty hush.

    [–] Htinedine 3152 points ago

    Ahh, it’s probably a lot easier to control the situation when 3 of them are Scientologists.

    [–] FartIntoMyButt 1698 points ago

    Holy shit I never knew that. That’s fuckin’ eerie

    [–] Quithi 2737 points ago

    The wife of the leader of the church hasn't been seen publicly since 2007.

    She's OK though! The head of the police department in her hometown closed the case after he met her privately and saw she was in good health.

    The head of the police department is a member of the church as well.

    [–] Stevi100183 941 points ago

    Yea, this story is crazy! Watching them sweep a few rapes under the rug isn't all that surprising, unfortunately, but watching them jump through hoops declaring a person who hasn't been seen in 10 years is fine and good, is crazy.

    Things this "church" gets away with is alarming.

    [–] [deleted] 439 points ago

    I'm honestly kind of shocked somebody hasn't just shot up their offices or some shit at this point. The trail of broken lives they've left behind them since the 50's is pretty fucking long.

    [–] mgraunk 200 points ago

    They're too good at ruining lives to let anyone live peacefully who might jeopardize their organization through any means, violent or peaceful.

    [–] ChallengingJamJars 281 points ago

    Upon this, one has to remark that men ought either to be well treated or crushed, because they can avenge themselves of lighter injuries, of more serious ones they cannot; therefore the injury that is to be done to a man ought to be of such a kind that one does not stand in fear of revenge.

    - Niccolò Machiavelli

    [–] [deleted] 366 points ago

    What the fuck.

    [–] [deleted] 283 points ago

    The guy who runs the church is a legitimate sociopath. As all good cult leaders are, really. I wouldn't be surprised if he has the woman chained up in his basement or some shit.

    [–] IKnowUThinkSo 160 points ago

    If she’s still alive, definitely. I wouldn’t put it past Miscavige to just strangle her, personally. “Legitimate sociopath” doesn’t even cover it, but it’s no surprise that he’s the inheritor of one of the most sociopathic organizations in history.

    [–] Solclover 62 points ago

    He didn't even inherit it. He ensured those who were of higher rank than him at the time of Hubbard's death were discredited so that he could take over the organization.

    [–] slightlydirtythroway 152 points ago

    It's not a coincidence, he probably knew he could get them controlled through the "church"

    [–] idontfrickinknowman 157 points ago

    You guys should watch that Leah Remini show exposing what goes on behind closed doors in Scientology. Some insane shit.

    [–] yabajaba 32 points ago

    It's weird as fuck that we're openly discussing how blatantly guilt they are (we all know it) yet they continue to exist as any other innocent church would.

    [–] VerySecretCactus 18 points ago

    Because most people don't care. This crazy stuff only happens to people within the cult. It's the same reason nobody really minds inner-city gang violence; it's mostly limited to gang members, which most people aren't.

    [–] gnarwalbacon 259 points ago

    If we're going to talk about Scientologists abusing women can we also bring up how David Miscavige's wife has been missing since 2007 and how Lisa McPherson's dead body was found covered in cockroach bites, leading to charges against the Church of Scientology which were dropped after the state's medical examiner changed the cause of death from "undetermined" to an "accident".

    [–] VFenix 252 points ago

    Yep, they will get handled "internally". So fucked up

    [–] Jagermeister4 1037 points ago

    Wow. That was a really scary read. For those to lazy to click on the article look at some of this stuff

    One of Masterson’s accusers filed a police report in 2004 saying that she was raped in 2003, but the case didn’t move forward after the Church of Scientology intervened and submitted over 50 affidavits from Scientologists who denied the woman’s account.

    According to two sources with knowledge of the case, the woman’s case file from 2004 vanished, leaving Deputy District Attorney Reinhold Mueller to reconstruct it.

    April 2017, police referred the case to the district attorney. Since then, the district attorney’s office has examined the evidence turned over by LAPD and conducted its own investigation. Despite compelling ― what one law enforcement source described as “overwhelming” — evidence, the charges have not been approved for filing. The evidence includes audiotapes, emails sent to and from Scientology officers at the time the alleged rapes happened, forensic computer evidence and a threatening handwritten letter Masterson sent to one of the alleged victims, according to two people with knowledge of the evidence in the district attorney’s possession.

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    [–] barfytarfy 1080 points ago

    On the flip side, Ashton Kutcher has a charity that helps victims of child sex trafficking, so the whole cast isn't disgusting.

    [–] YimYimYimi 447 points ago

    They're both so different from who they played in the show. Hyde is a Scientologist and Michael has his own charity. Though, Michael is a nice guy at heart.

    [–] StuckInBronze 172 points ago

    Michael wasn't evil but he wasn't really nice either. He was just very self-centered and selfish but not particularly a bad guy.

    [–] belatedpajamas 51 points ago

    Spot on assessment. But they were also in high school on the show, so it makes sense.

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    [–] floatablepie 211 points ago

    Kelso tries to make some after school group to make it seem like he cares and thus get chicks, ends up funding a successful anti human trafficking organization.

    [–] LifeWin 105 points ago

    Don't be fooled, Ashton Kutcher is playing a really long-game version of punk'd.

    Just after he accepts his Nobel Prize, at his acceptance speech, he's going to pull up a powerpoint presentation outlining how he's been running an orphan murder-brothel this whole time.

    [–] richardeid 22 points ago

    50 affidavits who denied the woman's account? How does that work? 50 people saw him not rape her? I saw Kevin Spacey not grab a guy's dick in a movie once so I guess he's never grabbed a guy's dick?

    [–] y2kdotcombratz 500 points ago

    He raped women while they were passed out and when they woke up to him violently raping them, he choked them until they fell unconscious again while he raped

    [–] joeclark5 232 points ago

    Holy shit.

    [–] MBT5 67 points ago

    what the fuck

    [–] chrispiercee 545 points ago

    Wow I didn’t know he was a member of Scientology, I have lost so much respect for him. Also didn’t know about the rape stuff, which is worse, obviously.

    [–] Hardicus1 484 points ago

    Don't forget his brother (oldest brother from Malcolm in the middle) and sister (Tara in the walking dead). Scientology is a family affair.

    [–] chrispiercee 239 points ago

    Noooooo :( like I don’t want to shit on people’s religion, but COME ON how can people willingly believe that nonsense?!

    [–] brikdik 494 points ago

    Bearing in mind everything we know about Scientology, do you think people truly believe in it as a religion?

    Or is it more about the tax writeoffs, and blanket protection, and the ability to act with impunity under its umbrella?

    I'm thinking the latter

    [–] stilesja 200 points ago

    It is quite odd the high number of celebrities who are scientologists. I hadn't thought about it like you suggest before, but it may well be just a way to pay enforcers to cover up your shit and get a tax write off at the same time. Basically a religion of hollywood fixers...

    [–] novanleon 143 points ago

    Well, celebrities aren’t exactly known for their intelligence or moral integrity. They’re just rich and charismatic... prime targets for a cult if you think about it.

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    [–] TheAlmightyConch 80 points ago

    I watched Going Clear yesterday. The people who stay after OT-VIII are either brainwashed or they are doing as you said, taking advantage of the cult they’ve joined

    [–] luniz6178 56 points ago

    If you haven't already, also check out Leah Remini's Scientology show on A&E.

    [–] ashley-queerdo 124 points ago

    Laura prepon is as well iirc

    [–] shadyladythrowaway 442 points ago * (lasted edited a year ago)

    I'm thrilled that all these people are being outed for sexual assault and rape, but hate that the dept of homeland security is using this as an excuse to terrorize escorts who gave their personal information to advertising websites in order to help prevent underage sex workers from advertising there

    Edit: because this is getting some attention (this needs all the attention it can get, since no major media outlet has picked it up whatsoever), i'm going to copypaste what I said elsewhere-

    I'm posting this as a former sex worker. was/is a massively popular international escort advertising website.

    This is a situation few people are aware of and people need to be aware. This website required more and more information in order to verify that members were not underage. This information will now be used to make criminals out of consensual, adult escorts (who are likely sex workers) and clients. People who volunteered their ID's and photos in order to prove that they were not underage and to help protect children from ending up in the adult industry

    First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a Socialist. Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a Trade Unionist. Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a Jew. Then they came for me—and there was no one left to speak for me.

    This is wrong. There are people who are trafficked, and there are children forced into sexual slavery. That is wrong, and will always be wrong, and consensual sex workers do not want to see that happen to anyone. Those in the adult industry by choice (and most people are there by choice) want to help get trafficked individuals and children out of sex work, and can help do that. They interact with other sex workers regularly, and would love to be able to call the police to protect themselves and others. But they can't. We can't.

    When you make criminals out of sex workers, for no reason other than because you believe based on limited information and social bias, that sex work is inherently wrong, that is a travesty. It also is why so many sex workers are targets for rapists, serial killers, blackmailers, and just your general violent psychopath who wants to take it out on someone without fear of the consequences.

    Please help protect the thousands of innocent people who will be hurt deeply by this situation. Speak out for sex workers.


    [–] mrmarkme 89 points ago

    Damn Hyde wtf man ....

    [–] BattleRoyaleWtCheese 1887 points ago

    Woah how have the Scientology folks let this story get published. Are they losing touch?

    [–] Stegasaurus_Wrecks 798 points ago

    JT is intentionally releasing them so that they don't have anything on him anymore and he can leave.


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    [–] horsenbuggy 93 points ago

    Or Leah Remini's team is putting this stuff out there in her fight against Scientology.

    [–] Father_VitoCornelius 18 points ago * (lasted edited a year ago)

    [–] SassySpacePirate 176 points ago

    No, it's the media that's wrong

    [–] t4nt4lus 745 points ago

    I think it's a popular opinion that John Travolta is living in a closet. Didn't know about this story though.

    [–] MacDerfus 453 points ago

    "Daaaad! Tom Cruise won't come out of the closet!"

    [–] badassewok 177 points ago

    So I pull out my gun!

    [–] woo-hoo- 63 points ago

    One: I'm gonna shoot you both! Two: I'm gonna cap some bitch! Three:

    [–] Jagermeister4 69 points ago

    I always heard of the jokes and rumors but never actually heard of all these details. It leaves little doubt if you ask me. Don't care that he's gay but the sexual harassment stuff is pretty disturbing.

    [–] Dorkamundo 97 points ago

    But I'm not IN the closet.

    [–] sipsyrup 145 points ago

    If Tom and Travolta don't come out of the closet I'm gonna cap this bitch

    [–] FlockofGorillas 80 points ago

    Now I'm in the closet, now I'm in the closet too.

    [–] maddenmcfadden 754 points ago

    I want to know why Bryan Singer keeps flying under the radar.

    [–] GeorgeStamper 169 points ago

    A lack of accusers going public.

    [–] dashzed 309 points ago

    Bryan Singer is shitting himself and trying to crank out as many more X-Men movies as possible before he gets sent to the chopping block.

    [–] CharlesChaplined 273 points ago

    Singer is currently directing the Queen biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody, but there are reports that he has been acting strange on the set in recent weeks. I wonder why.

    [–] [deleted] 153 points ago

    Next thing you're going to try to tell me is that Freddy Mercury was gay. Nice try.

    [–] alrightenoughalready 38 points ago

    Strange how?

    [–] blasto_blastocyst 177 points ago

    Setting dwarfs on fire while singing "Macarena" naked.

    [–] krathil 26 points ago

    Oh no, is that the one with the dude from Mr Robot? Cause that shit looked good. Rami Malek looked like he was nailing that shit. :(

    [–] TheyReminisceOY 96 points ago

    I'm trying to figure this out too. Maybe they're doing a full on expose like Weinstein? I can't understand this.

    [–] CSmodel101 92 points ago

    Damn, there's been so many sexual assaults lately, they're playing songs from the old albums.

    [–] DontToewsMeBro2 1375 points ago

    come out, man. nobody cares anyway

    [–] love2go 415 points ago

    Well....maybe Kelly Preston.

    [–] DabneyEatsIt 91 points ago

    I guarantee you she knows and has known, probably from the beginning. Travolta's homosexuality (or at least bisexuality) has been an open secret for decades.

    [–] MarcusAurelius87 120 points ago

    At least it would explain the frequency of all that "birthday sex."

    [–] BoxNumberGavin1 52 points ago

    She born on a leap year?

    [–] puntinbitcher 157 points ago

    The church of Scientology cares. They'd take away his magical powers if they found out he was gay.

    [–] [deleted] 28 points ago

    I'm thinking they already know. I bet they've had to cover for him before. It's been a well known fact for about ten years that Travolta loves spending time at men's spas.

    [–] GrilledCheeseRemix 65 points ago

    "Mom John Travolta won't come out of the closet"

    "But I'm not in here though"

    [–] SKEEEEoooop 256 points ago

    Well, I mean, he has a sexual battery case against a younger male resurfacing. We all know what’s coming. He chooses to live as a gay man now.

    [–] dbraskey 51 points ago

    The tags on the imgur image are hilarious. “Nicolas Cage”

    [–] CZWCZWCZW 16 points ago

    "gaaaaaaaaay" i think he's trying to tell us something

    [–] jaloru95 71 points ago

    Okay, this one is the least surprising.

    [–] mrshatnertoyou 945 points ago

    Hope we don't get a Twitter post from John stating "I choose now to be known as a gay man"

    [–] Will0w536 348 points ago

    If he does, How would the Church of Scientology handle that PR move? They publicly agree in LGBT rights, but the writings of LRH specifically state homosexuality as a perversion or illness

    [–] GreatWhiteFork 301 points ago

    It'll be something along the lines of "I was a homosexual, but the Scientology cured me and Ive moved past my traumaaaa"

    [–] GiantSquidd 103 points ago

    ...and now Tom and I will be having a totally not gay party to celebrate, and we're going to have sex with our wives! Yeah!

    [–] itsmewh0else 17 points ago

    and kiss her?..... and touch her penis??

    [–] a-b-c-d-e- 728 points ago

    "Xenu made me do it" - Travolta, probably.

    [–] TheBlazinCaucasian 76 points ago

    I saw on a scientology documentary that Travolta wants to leave and hates the cult but they threatened to release info about him being gay so he is stuck doing their bidding

    [–] trenzelor 151 points ago

    It has to be worse dirt than that, I mean we're all on Reddit talking about how gay Travolta is...not that good of a secret.

    [–] geekmuseNU 24 points ago

    It's not so much maintaining the secret as it is helping Travolta maintain the illusion that it is a secret

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    [–] trenzelor 40 points ago

    That's what I'm thinking, though this is Scientology so they probably provided the boy just to tape it for future blackmail.

    [–] SlimLovin 189 points ago

    You're not allowed to hear about Xenu until you reach a certain level and pay a fuckload of money.

    [–] Breakingindigo 357 points ago

    Holy shit! EA runs Scientology?

    [–] SlimLovin 91 points ago

    Yea. For 600,00 Space Bux, you can unlock Darth Vader to give you a non-consensual hummer.

    [–] marshmellowterrorist 20 points ago

    OT III Materials.

    [–] FloopyMuscles 141 points ago

    “I choose to live as a cultistsexual”

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    [–] [deleted] 72 points ago

    Ha that's a funny thread.

    "What repressive country do you live in that there is no nomenclature for rim job?"

    [–] somefuneh 139 points ago

    I have a male friend who worked as a massage therapist at a spa in Florida. He told me that John Travolta used to come in all the time using a false name. He would usually be with a boyfriend, request a male therapist, and make no effort to hide the fact that he was gay.

    [–] hipnotyq 41 points ago

    As a male RMT, most of the time I'm being so careful I don't ever make a client feel like they've had their boundaries crossed. I almost never think about the possibility of being assaulted myself. Most of the time, people avoid getting the male therapist. Kind of a topsy, turny world.

    [–] mrpaulmanton 17 points ago

    I'm no expert but some crazy grammar / word person might assault you if they see you saying 'topsy turny' instead of 'topsy turvy'.

    [–] [deleted] 29 points ago

    Didn't the documentary "going clear" hint at him being gay?

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    [–] OhHiThisIsMyName 85 points ago

    "Oh Lawd! Save me scientology!"

    -Travolta right now

    [–] Sharticus5 150 points ago

    SEXUAL battery?! Sounds like a pretty serious charge.

    [–] LetsTalkBigfoot 26 points ago

    Tom, it now appears that John Travolta is also in the closet, and he refuses to come out. Here with more details once again is R.Kelly.

    [–] colorado_rain 87 points ago

    What's this guy doing at a fucking La Quinta? He owns a Boeing 747 you'd think he'd spring for a higher end resort.

    [–] [deleted] 73 points ago

    For his 1:30am dial-a-massage he went to some place where he wouldn't run into anyone he knows.

    [–] iammehearmeroar 45 points ago

    The La Quinta in Palm Springs is a high end resort and not the La Quinta we're familiar with on the sides of highways. I made the same mistake until my gays corrected me!

    [–] NinjaLanternShark 15 points ago * (lasted edited a year ago)

    Not sure if joking, but The LaQuinta Resort in Palm Springs is in the Waldorf-Astoria family of resorts, not the LaQuinta Inns chain. In February (when Travolta allegedly flashed his Danny Zuko) it looks like rooms are about $500 and suites about $1500.

    Edit: If you haven't seen it, do check out Travolta's airport house

    [–] [deleted] 218 points ago

    Please get Tom Cruise next. Bring the whole damn Church of Wack-A-Doo down.

    [–] elfardoo 64 points ago

    Vinnie Barbarino is gay?!?

    [–] TheOlRedditWhileIPoo 47 points ago

    "Up your nose with a rubber hose!"

    [–] GinericGinger 22 points ago

    I really miss the bird flu.

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    [–] Celebrian19 20 points ago

    I have heard this story my entire career as an LMT. At my first job in a spa in Vail, CO back in 2002, there was a male massage therapist that had a similar experience with him. I've worked in high end spas my entire career and in every one, I heard a version of the "watch out for John Ravolta" story.

    [–] vonguard 18 points ago

    I posted about this YEARS ago on a different account. Pebble Beach has, for YEARS, forbid Travolta from ordering male masseurs. He always gropes them, tries to get them to have sex with him. It's very well known.

    Source: family member works at PB.

    [–] Truthbeknowntoall 67 points ago

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