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  • John Travolta breaks silence on ‘Going Clear’: 'Stop picking on Scientology!'

    04/07/2015 1:47:49 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    New York Post ^ | 04/07/2015 | By Derrick Bryson Taylor
    In the wake of the explosive HBO documentary “Going Clear,” John Travolta has come to Scientology’s defense. The 61-year-old made it clear he has no plans to see the doc, which alleges the church has physically abused and blackmailed some of its members, among other questionable acts. “No I haven’t and I don’t really care to,” Travolta told the Tampa Bay Times when asked if he’ll see the film. He’s been a member of the church for more than 40 years and claims his experiences have been nothing but amazing. “I haven’t experienced anything that the hearsay has (claimed), so...
  • America is Under a Psychopolitical Assault

    07/18/2014 8:08:08 AM PDT · by drypowder · 17 replies
    Radical Conservative Blogspot ^ | Thursday, July 17, 2014 | David Risselada
    It is beyond evident America that there is a massive psychopolitical operation underway in our nation. We are being beaten down on a daily basis by people who would have you believe that you are what's wrong with the world. Our kids are being overwhelmed with inappropriate sex education at very early ages, those who believe in the right to life are considered the radicals while those claiming the right to kill their unborn children are being praised. We have a president seeking to make his own people helpless while funding Islamic radicals overseas, the definition of racism has been...
  • John Travolta Hit With Second Assault Lawsuit

    05/08/2012 3:22:46 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 78 replies
    another man has stepped forward with a lawsuit featuring similar allegations. Citing Court Documents, RadarOnline reports that a male masseur has filed a $2 million sexual battery lawsuit against Travolta, using the same lawyer as the first accuser.
  • John Travolta sued for $2m by masseur 'over sexual assault'

    05/08/2012 10:50:13 AM PDT · by crosshairs · 60 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 5/8/12 | unknown
    The actor John Travolta is being sued for $2 million (£1.2 million) by an unidentified masseur who claims the Hollywood star assaulted him sexually during a massage in January inside a room at the Beverly Hills Hotel, according to court documents.
  • Top Scientologist tells how she was 'beaten and tortured while locked up for 45 days in Church's

    02/16/2012 10:52:04 AM PST · by C19fan · 22 replies
    UK daily Mail ^ | February 16, 2012 | Graham Smith
    A senior Scientologist was locked up, beaten and tortured by the controversial religion's tyrannical leadership, a court has heard after an attempt by the Church to silence her spectacularly backfired. Debbie Cook, who was one of the organisation's most respected executives before she quit in 2007, testified that she was held for 45 days in a crowded, ant-infested trailer in the California desert. The 50-year-old also claimed to have witnessed Scientology chairman David Miscavige, a friend of celebrity follower Tom Cruise, punch another senior executive in the face before wrestling him to the ground.
  • Oprah Takes Audience on Trip to Australia with John Travolta (Audience responds with dignity)

    09/14/2010 7:26:26 AM PDT · by tlb · 34 replies
    Harpo Productions ^ | Sept 13, 2010 | CelebTV
    On the premiere of The Oprah Winfrey Show's final season, the talk show queen announces she will take the 300 members of her studio audience to Australia on John Travolta's jet. "After all this really is my 25th season...my last chance to do something really big...And if you want to take along the ultimate viewers, where would I most want to go...Maybe I should take all of you to the other side of the world. We're going to Australia... We're going to Australia..." Cheering... Say Hello to Capt. Travolta!"
  • Kelly Preston, John Travolta expecting a boy

    08/27/2010 11:58:54 AM PDT · by inflorida · 47 replies
    People ^ | August 26, 2010 | Michelle Tauber
    Break out the blue balloons: It's a boy!Kelly Preston and John Travolta -- who announced they were expecting this past May -- are having a son, Preston's rep confirms to PEOPLE.On August 8, the couple celebrated their happy news with some 40 close friends at a shower held at their Los Angeles-area home.
  • Angle campaign working to quiet Scientology question

    05/26/2010 6:14:08 AM PDT · by Fred · 9 replies · 495+ views
    Las Vegas Sun ^ | 052610 | David McGrath Schwartz
    Carson City — Surging Republican Senate candidate Sharron Angle has had to defend her support of a prison program that her opponents linked to Scientology. Trying to head off that theme, Angle has eliminated from her campaign website mention of prominent members of the church, whom she worked with on other legislative efforts. Angle has removed the claim that she, along with actresses Kelly Preston and Jenna Elfman, approached Sen. John Ensign to sponsor legislation prohibiting school employees from requiring students to take psychotropic drugs, such as anti-depressants. Preston and Elfman are high-profile members of the Church of Scientology, which...
  • John Travolta's Wife Kelly Preston Pregnant At Age 47

    05/21/2010 6:23:03 PM PDT · by inflorida · 100 replies · 2,340+ views
    RadarOnline ^ | May 19, 2010
    John Travolta and Kelly Preston are expecting another baby! The mom-to-be, gorgeous at 47, is three months pregnant according to Star Magazine. The actor chimed in on his website confirming the happy news;"It's impossible to keep a secret...especially one as wonderful as this.We want to be the first to share this great news with everyone that we are expecting a new addition to out family. Love, John, Kelly and Ella"Travolta, 56, and Preston have weathered a lot of tragedy in the past couple of years. Their sixteen year old son Jett, who was autistic, died of a seizure in early...
  • John Travolta's Dogs Killed In Airport Accident

    05/18/2010 10:21:58 AM PDT · by Willie Green · 111 replies · 3,144+ views
    CBS ^ | 05-18-2010 | ???
    NEW YORK (CBS/AP) John Travolta's two family dogs were killed after being struck by an airport service vehicle at Maine's Bangor International Airport. This event comes a little more than a year after Travolta and his wife, actress Kelly Preston, lost their son, Jett, who died after suffering from a seizure while vacationing with them in the Bahamas. In a statement released to the Bangor Daily News, city officials said, "An airport service pickup truck was approaching the airplane to service the airplane and did not see the dogs. Unfortunately, the dogs were struck and killed. The airport is investigating...
  • John Travolta to Airlift Desperately Needed E-Meters to People of Haiti (Scientology to Haiti)

    01/19/2010 4:17:26 AM PST · by tlb · 34 replies · 1,283+ views
    gawker ^ | Jan 18, 2010 | John Cook
    Scientology's yellow-shirted "volunteer ministers" ...are on the ground in Haiti right now warning the starving, dehydrated populace about psychiatry. He says, "I have arranged for a plane to take down some volunteer ministers and some supplies and some medics. "I hope that inspires others as well. It's needed." Here's how they do it: * The "Purification Rundown": After 9/11, Scientology set up a clinic in downtown Manhattan where firefighters sat in saunas, worked out, and took niacin and other vitamins, a regime that toxicologists have derided as "quackery." * "Touch Assists": Scientologists descended on India in the wake of the...
  • John Travolta Ready To Quit Scientology?

    07/27/2009 8:45:07 PM PDT · by FreeManWhoCan · 60 replies · 6,274+ views
    John Travolta may be close to leaving the Church of Scientology, according to a new report. The actor - along with fellow Hollywood heavyweight Tom Cruise - is one of the most high-profile members of the controversial organisation, and has been for 34 years. But his faith in L Ron Hubbard's teachings is said to have been severely shaken by the death of his autistic son Jett following a seizure in January. Those close to Travolta – who only publicly acknowledged his son's autism after the 16-year-old's death – say that the tragedy has prompted the actor to question his...
  • Tom Cruise's Butch plan Tom Cruise is to remake ˜Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid'.

    04/06/2009 7:00:08 PM PDT · by tlb · 88 replies · 1,995+ views
    Yahoo ^ | April 5, 2009 | BANG Media International
    The ˜Valkyrie' actor started plans to produce the 60s western - which is about two lovable bank robbers - last year and hopes to star in the with his close friend John Travolta. A source said: "It has been a pet project of his that has been on the back-burner for years. But now he's ready to go, and will most likely happily eschew the enormous salary that he normally commands." When the movie goes ahead Tom will revive the role of Sundance - previously played by Robert Redford - and John, 55, is expected to play Cassidy. A friend...
  • Faith Over Medicine: Praying for a Cure

    02/02/2009 8:01:58 PM PST · by outlawjake · 11 replies · 373+ views
    New University ^ | Feb 02 2009 | Editorial Board
    According to religions that practice faith healing, such as Christian Science and Scientology, using any sort of medical treatment would underestimate and doubt the almighty powers of God, and would ultimately cut them off from God. As parents, however, they must be able to balance their role as caretakers and as devoted followers.
  • Who should play Blago in the movie?

    01/27/2009 6:27:08 PM PST · by malkee · 111 replies · 1,911+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | JAN. 28, 2008
    I'm not sure if this is exactly funny. I guess you could call it interesting. Maybe we could take votes on who should play Blago. I'm still feeling sorry for him after watching more of today's video interviews. That's a bad sign. Who Should Play Blago?
  • Travolta originally wanted Jett treated in Florida.

    01/27/2009 3:21:49 PM PST · by outlawjake · 8 replies · 727+ views
    RadarOnline ^ | 01/27/09 5:03 PM | Radar Exclusive
    Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police Marvin Dames confirmed to the Nassau Guardian that the criminal complaint alleges the conspirators approached Travolta with the document, thinking he would find it damaging. Dames did not specify that Travolta originally wanted Jett treated in Florida, but RadarOnline.com has confirmed that with a source close to the case.
  • Mystery Document in Travolta Case -- Revealed

    01/27/2009 2:45:53 PM PST · by outlawjake · 22 replies · 1,078+ views
    TMZ ^ | Jan 27th 2009 4:45PM | TMZ Staff
    We now know what the document is all about in the John Travolta extortion case. Sources connected with the investigation tell us the document is an authorization for transporting Jett Travolta in the ambulance. We're told John Travolta and Kelly Preston had an issue over where Jett Travolta should be taken for emergency treatment. We do not have further specifics, nor do we know why the alleged extortionists thought it was worth $25 million to keep private.
  • Extortion plot unveiled

    01/27/2009 10:08:25 AM PST · by outlawjake · 2 replies · 344+ views
    The Nassau Guardian ^ | January 27, 2009 | BRENT DEAN
    Dames said police have a copy of a document they have not been able to prove the authenticity of. The document, he said, is a refusal to transport document. This, Dames explained, is signed by a party when refusing, for example, emergency medical services from trained personnel. Signing the document absolves the hospital of liability regarding an incident, he explained. "In this context, a document like that does not apply because as we know young Jett was not... he did not have any minor injuries. He was very ill. And so the document does not come into play," Dames said....
  • Bahamas Police Detain Lawmaker, Tourism Minister, Paramedic in Alleged Plot Against Travolta

    01/24/2009 11:42:39 PM PST · by GVnana · 9 replies · 702+ views
    AP via Fox News ^ | 1/23/2009
    NASSAU, Bahamas — Authorities in the Bahamas have charged an island lawmaker and detained two other people in an alleged plot to extort money from actor John Travolta after the death of his son, police said Friday. Two of the suspects — ambulance driver Tarino Lightbourne and former tourism minister Obie Wilchcombe —were detained on Friday. Earlier, several tabloids quoted Lightbourne describing efforts to revive the celebrity's chronically ill son, Jett, who died of a seizure this month at their family vacation home on Grand Bahama. Authorities said Travolta filed a complaint of attempted extortion but they did not reveal...
  • Travolta Friend, 2 Others Arrested in Extortion Plot

    01/23/2009 2:01:39 PM PST · by outlawjake · 31 replies · 283+ views
    TMZ ^ | TMZ Staff
    We've learned...Obie Wilchcombe, the former Minister of Tourism, was one of three people in the Bahamas who were arrested by Bahamian police in connection with an alleged $20 million extortion plot against John Travolta, local authorities tell TMZ. Wilchcombe was a very close friend of the Travolta family. On Larry King's show he talked about how the family was coping with Jett's death.
  • $20 Million Extortion Attempt Against Travolta

    01/22/2009 10:16:46 AM PST · by outlawjake · 60 replies · 1,415+ views
    TMZ ^ | Jan 22nd 2009 | TMZ Staff
    TMZ has confirmed Bahamian police indeed are investigating an alleged extortion plot against John Travolta, but it does not involve pictures of his dying son. We're told several people allegedly have demanded $20 million from John and cops are on the hunt. We now have confirmed that the alleged extortion attempt does not involve pictures of Jett as he was dying. As for what the extortion attempt is about....no one will say. UPDATE: We've confirmed the alleged extortion is over the circumstances surrounding Jett's death, but we have no more specifics. And, we've learned, it was Travolta's reps who contacted...
  • Attempt was made to extort Travolta family

    01/20/2009 7:33:23 PM PST · by outlawjake · 51 replies · 1,281+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 1/20/2009 | Access Hollywood
    -------------- OCALA, FL - While John Travolta and Kelly Preston grieve the loss of their teenage son, Jett, reports have surfaced that at least two individuals in the Bahamas are being investigated by Bahamian police over an attempt to extort money from the family. Details of the extortion plot have not been revealed, but a Bahamian newspaper, The Tribune, reported on Monday that police are questioning two people, “one believed to be a politician.” --------------------
  • Scientology, Seizures, and Science

    01/14/2009 8:53:34 AM PST · by Ed Hudgins · 42 replies · 858+ views
    Scientology, Seizures, and Science by Edward Hudgins January 13, 2009 -- Jett Travolta, the sixteen-year-old son of actors John Travolta and Kelly Preston, died recently of what the autopsy found to be a seizure. The boy had a history of seizures and unconfirmed reports suggest that his parents acted responsibly to ensure he was on medication to mitigate his condition. We don’t know yet what caused the seizure—a change in medication or dosage, or a worsening of the underlying condition that caused the seizures. I’ve held in my arms a dear loved-one during her seizures, someone who fortunately now survives...
  • Scientology, Seizures, and Science

    01/14/2009 8:49:04 AM PST · by Ed Hudgins · 3 replies · 446+ views
    Scientology, Seizures, and Science by Edward Hudgins January 13, 2009 -- Jett Travolta, the sixteen-year-old son of actors John Travolta and Kelly Preston, died recently of what the autopsy found to be a seizure. The boy had a history of seizures and unconfirmed reports suggest that his parents acted responsibly to ensure he was on medication to mitigate his condition. We don’t know yet what caused the seizure—a change in medication or dosage, or a worsening of the underlying condition that caused the seizures. I’ve held in my arms a dear loved-one during her seizures, someone who fortunately now survives...
  • Our seizure nightmare

    01/13/2009 7:49:06 PM PST · by GVnana · 26 replies · 999+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 1/13/2009 | Randolph Siegel
    <p>As a media executive and father of a child whose life has been derailed by uncontrolled seizures, I watched the Jett Travolta tragedy unfold with particular sadness.</p> <p>The Travolta family deserved much better from the media, especially those invasive and sensationalistic TV shows, Web sites and magazines whose feeding frenzy was nothing short of despicable.</p>
  • Cruise defends Scientology in Travolta son's death

    01/10/2009 10:40:03 PM PST · by libh8er · 23 replies · 1,283+ views
    Axcess News ^ | 1.10.09 | Alan Fein
    (AXcess News) New York - Actor Tom Cruise defended Scientology on ABC's The View last week when he spoke about the death of Jett Travolta, saying Scientologists weren't against getting medical help - or taking medications. While Cruise's obvious sincerity shown through when the star spoke about the loss of a child in discussing the death of John Travolta's 16-year-old son, Jett, his defense of his and Travolta's religious believes as practicing Scientologists was just the opposite of when Cruise criticized actress Brooke Shields over her use of anti-depressants to treat her post-partum depression. So apparently, in the Travolta's case,...
  • Details emerge on Jett Travolta's death

    01/04/2009 3:52:28 PM PST · by GVnana · 914 replies · 22,773+ views
    Details emerge on Jett Travolta's death John Travolta, Kelly Preston and their children Jett and Ella Bleu, leave an airport in Rome. John Travolta's lawyers -- who are close family friends -- reveal that Jett may have died in his father's arms Friday. Us: How is John doing? -snip- "John and Kelly are suffering total misery. They were so close to their son. This is hard to accept. -snip- Us: Have John and Kelly spent time with anyone since everyone arrived? Ossi and McDermott: "John and Kelly have been pretty much locked away. "We are staying here until John leaves....
  • John Travolta breaks silence over death of teenage son[lots of photos]

    01/04/2009 3:23:39 PM PST · by yankeedame · 43 replies · 4,009+ views
    DailyMail.uk ^ | 04th January 2009 | Paul Thompson
    'My agony at losing my beloved boy': 'Heartbroken' John Travolta breaks silence over death of teenage son John Travolta has spoken for the first time of his desperte struggle to save his son's life. ...John Travolta said he and his wife Kelly Preston were 'heartbroken' by their sudden loss. 'Jett was the most wonderful son that two parents could ever ask for...' the star said in a statement posted on www.travolta.com. John Travolta with son Jett, second right... Also pictured is wife Kelly Preston and the couple's daughter Ella Touching: Travolta share a father-and-son moment with Jett The statement did...
  • John Travolta 'Heartbroken' Over Son's Death

    01/03/2009 10:55:59 PM PST · by libh8er · 90 replies · 4,069+ views
    People ^ | 1.03.09 | Liz McNeil
    A day after the death of his son, Jett, John Travolta and his wife Kelly Preston remain in shock, a friend of the family tells PEOPLE. "He never dreamed of this – their relationship was so close,” says family attorney Mike Ossi, who is in the Bahamas with the actor. "He always said 'I'm happy as long as my kids are happy.' He is heartbroken … To bury your son is the worst thing you can ever do." According to Ossi, 16-year-old Jett was discovered by a nanny on Friday morning around 10 a.m. After the nanny called 911, John...
  • Jett Travolta, 16, Son of John Travolta Dies Suddenly in the Bahamas

    01/03/2009 12:07:09 AM PST · by stillafreemind · 78 replies · 4,538+ views
    Associated Content ^ | 1-3-09 | Bobby Tall Horse
    Reported in the Telegraph, Loretta Mackey, a police spokesman, said that Jett Travolta, son of actor John Travolta and actress Kelly Preston died during a seizure when he hit his head while in the bathtub. He was discovered unconscious and rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
  • John Travolta's Son Dies

    01/02/2009 2:01:13 PM PST · by Bobalu · 152 replies · 5,737+ views
    tmz.com/ ^ | Jan 2nd 2009 | TMZ staff
    Rand Memorial Hospital in the Bahamas tells TMZ the son of John Travolta died today. We're told 16-year-old Jett was vacationing with Travolta and wife Kelly Preston. We do not know the circumstances of his death. There have been reports that Jett was autistic, though Travolta has denied it, saying he suffers from Kawasaki Syndrome, a condition which often leads to heart disease. UPDATE: 4:00 PM ET -- Travolta's attorney Michael Ossi says Jett suffered a seizure at his family's vacation home at the Old Bahama Bay Hotel on Grand Bahama Island. Attempts to revive him were unsuccessful and he...
  • John Travolta's Son Dies

    01/02/2009 1:10:37 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 104 replies · 6,697+ views
    TMZ ^ | 1/2/09 | TMZ Staff
    Rand Memorial Hospital in the Bahamas tells TMZ the son of John Travolta died today. We're told 16-year-old Jett was vacationing with Travolta and wife Kelly Preston. We do not know the circumstances of his death.
  • 5 dead after crash at "fly-in" community runway

    01/26/2008 1:26:17 PM PST · by varina davis · 26 replies · 134+ views
    ap wire ^ | Jan. 26, 2008 | ap
    5 dead after crash at "fly-in" community runway Associated Press - January 26, 2008 2:44 PM ET OCALA, Fla. (AP) - Florida Highway Patrol says five young men are dead today after a car they were riding in crashed after traveling off an airport runway. The runway is at the exclusive "fly-in" community of Jumbolair Aviation Estates. The crash at the community, which is also the home of actor John Travolta, happened at about 3:45 a.m. According to a preliminary FHP investigation, a 2008 gray BMW with 5 occupants, ages 18 to 20, was traveling at a high rate of...
  • Travolta in Airport Trauma

    07/22/2007 7:57:34 PM PDT · by melt · 14 replies · 718+ views
    TMZ.com ^ | 7/21/07 | TMZ staff
    High-flying John Travolta is in an uproar over an airport near his $8 million home in Florida. Travolta contends he was lied to(!) by owners of the Greystone Airport near Ocala, Fla., because they didn't want him to land his Boeing 707 there. In a lawsuit filed Wednesday, the new Mrs. Edna Turnblad claims that Greystone owners James and Christine Garemore falsely told Travolta that they couldn't accommodate his jumbo jet. It's so tough owning your own plane! Travolta says he used to use the Greystone airport all the time, but in 2006, the Garemore's changed the airport's master record...
  • John Travolta Says He's As Famous As Elvis, But Scientology Keeps Him Grounded

    04/18/2007 5:24:43 AM PDT · by melt · 37 replies · 837+ views
    Star Pulse News Blog ^ | 4/17/07 | Star Pulse News Blog
    John Travolta has boasted he is as famous as Elvis Presley and Marilyn Monroe. The star insists he is as iconic as Presley and Monroe but claims his belief in controversial religion Scientology keeps his feet on the ground. He tells The Scoop, "I have fame on the level of a Marilyn Monroe or an Elvis...
  • Pop Culture Update 9/22/06

    09/22/2006 3:41:48 AM PDT · by Fishtalk · 1 replies · 210+ views
    The Kaitlyn Mae Book Blog ^ | 9/22/06 | Pat Fish
    Time for some Pop Culture and a biggie. We've got John Travolta's "friendly" kiss to a male friend. Also, a tribute to Jerry Lee Lewis, strange facts about child actors, Barbara Walters and her talking dog and, of course, some blind item fun. Finally, you will never believe this scientist's con artist's tale of how to benefit male physical health. It involves staring at women's breasts and the doctor recommends.
  • John Travolta caught kissing another man

    08/31/2006 5:13:38 PM PDT · by wjersey · 89 replies · 7,796+ views
    Canada.com ^ | 8/31/2006 | Staff
    Whispers about John Travolta’s sexuality that have blown through Hollywood for years are getting louder now that the actor was caught kissing another man here in Canada. In photographs published in the newest issue of the National Enquirer, Travolta is seen planting a kiss on the lips of an unidentified man on the steps of his private plane at an airport in Hamilton, Ontario. Travolta, 52, has been flying his Boeing 707 in and out of Hamilton as production gets underway in Toronto on the remake of Hairspray, in which he plays Edna Turnblad. The tabloid noted that Travolta, whose...
  • Dallas movie 'guns for Travolta'

    03/15/2006 6:17:02 PM PST · by Sybeck1 · 10 replies · 336+ views
    BBC News ^ | 03/15/06
    Dallas movie 'guns for Travolta' John Travolta and Jennifer Lopez have reportedly been offered the two lead roles in a movie remake of the 1980s television series Dallas. Travolta, the star of Pulp Fiction, has been asked to play the show's villain, JR Ewing, according to Variety. The industry newspaper also says singer and actress Lopez is being sought for the character of Sue Ellen. Variety said 20th Century Fox plans to start filming at the end of the year, with Robert Luketic directing. Australian director Luketic has worked with Lopez before, as director of Monster-in-Law, and he was also...
  • Saturday Night Fatwa on Travolta's Dancing?

    01/15/2006 3:24:08 PM PST · by WestVirginiaRebel · 19 replies · 1,013+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 01-15-06 | WestVirginiaRebel
    Actor John Travolta, whose dance moves in films such as "Saturday Night Fever," "Grease" and "Pulp Fiction" have become legendary, is a threat to young Muslim women, according to radical Islamic cleric Abu Hamza.
  • Scientologist Elfman wants to ‘clear the planet’ (Hollywood at it's Best)

    02/18/2005 10:03:26 PM PST · by huac · 159 replies · 36,749+ views
    MSNBC ^ | February 18, 2005 | Jeanette Walls
    "...“I intend to make Scientology as accessible to as many people as I can. And that is my goal,” Elfman said. To do this, she says, it is my “duty to clear the planet.” By “clearing” she means to rid the world of “body thetans” — aliens who Scientologists believe inhabit the earth from a nuclear explosion 75 million years ago..."
  • For Tsunami Survivors, A Touch of Scientology (projectile barf alert)

    01/29/2005 1:56:15 AM PST · by Stoat · 17 replies · 770+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | January 28, 2005 | Peter S. Goodman
    For Tsunami Survivors, A Touch of Scientology  <snip>Meyers is healing the survivors, he says, employing the techniques he has learned from Scientology. More precisely, he is helping them heal themselves, eradicating pain waves and allowing energy waves to flow, clearing pathways for nerves to run errands of anatomical necessity, liberating the spirit to align with the body as described in the confident prose of the late L. Ron Hubbard, founder of Scientology and the applied practices known as Dianetics.Amid the grief and loss in southern India, against a clamor for food and attention to the threat of disease, the Scientologists...
  • Travolta buys Zeppelin for Christmas

    12/12/2004 7:06:12 AM PST · by AmericanMade1776 · 111 replies · 17,491+ views
    Hollywood star and aviation enthusiast John Travolta has bought himself an €8m Zeppelin airship for Christmas. Travolta, who is a qualified pilot, told wife Kerry Preston he "had to have" one of the eight-ton flying machines after spotting it in a festive catalogue. The airship will be the third plane 49-year-old star owns. He already has a Boeing 707 and a Gultstream executive jet at his Florida home, which is designed to look like an old-fashioned airport with runways, arrivals hall and a departure lounge.
  • NASA: 'You're the one we want, John' (Travolta to be first celebrity in space?)

    12/13/2003 6:43:15 AM PST · by tineke · 46 replies · 390+ views
    ITV.com ^ | December 12, 2003 | wire report
    NASA have reportedly asked actor John Travolta to be the first celebrity in space.NASA has made a remarkable plea to Hollywood actor John Travolta , asking him to the the first celebrity in space.Travolta, already a qualified pilot, is reportedly considering the offer-but only if he can get five months off.'I've been invited by NASA,' said the Hollywood heavyweight.'If I can take five months off from movies to do the training, maybe I will.'Meanwhile, his 'Pulp Fiction' co-star Uma Thurman, will be sharing the screen with the Grease heartthrob once more after taking the romantic lead in the sequel to...
  • Tom Cruise: Scientology Helped Me (...Become The Idiot That I Am)

    07/12/2003 8:48:01 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 53 replies · 1,719+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | July 11, 2003
    NEW YORK - Tom Cruise said he learned to overcome his learning disability through Scientology. "When I was about 7, I had been labeled dyslexic," he told People magazine for its July 21 issue. "I'd try to concentrate on what I was reading, then I'd get to the end of the page and have very little memory of anything I'd read. I would go blank, feel anxious, nervous, bored, frustrated, dumb." After "Top Gun" came out in 1986, Cruise became a Scientologist and discovered the "Study Technology" the religion's founder, L. Ron Hubbard, developed in the 1960s. "I realized I...