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Pulp Fiction Cast Reunites for 30th Anniversary Screening

Bruce Willis wasn't there, but his wife and daughter were applauded by the crowd

(Newser) - Gen Xers might find it hard to believe, but Pulp Fiction turns 30 this year. Cast members of the Quentin Tarantino movie, which premiered at Cannes in May 1994, gathered at Hollywood's TCL Chinese Theater for an anniversary screening Thursday, Deadline reports. Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson, John Travolta,...

Here Were the Best Moments From the Oscars
The Oscars Got
Pretty Emotional

The Oscars Got Pretty Emotional

Some of the night's best moments included a tribute from Travolta, reunion between Indiana Jones stars

(Newser) - Everything Everywhere All at Once was the big winner at Sunday night's Academy Awards , but there were plenty of big moments to go around at the star-studded event:
  • Irritation, actually: Before the show even began, Hugh Grant made an appearance on the "red" carpet that had everyone buzzing,

John Travolta Pays Moving Tribute to Olivia Newton-John

"My dearest Olivia, you made all of our lives so much better'

(Newser) - Olivia Newton-John died on Monday , and her Grease co-star was one of the first to pay tribute. John Travolta played Danny Zuko and Newton-John played Sandy Olsson in the enduring 1978 hit. "My dearest Olivia, you made all of our lives so much better," Travolta wrote in an...

Daughter Shares Moving Tribute to Kelly Preston
Kelly Preston's
Final Movie Role
Was With Travolta
the rundown

Kelly Preston's Final Movie Role Was With Travolta

They played Mr. and Mrs. John Gotti

(Newser) - Ella Bleu Travolta has shared a poignant tribute to mother Kelly Preston, who died on Sunday after a two-year battle with breast cancer. "I have never met anyone as courageous, strong, beautiful, and loving as you," the 20-year-old said in an Instagram post . "Anyone who is lucky...

Kelly Preston Dead at 57
Kelly Preston Dead at 57

Kelly Preston Dead at 57

Wife of John Travolta battled breast cancer privately for 2 years

(Newser) - Kelly Preston had been privately battling breast cancer for two years, and on Sunday, the disease took her life. "On the morning of July 12, 2020, Kelly Preston, adored wife and mother, passed away following a two-year battle with breast cancer," a family rep tells People . "Choosing...

John Travolta Has Another Awards Show Moment

He seemed to mistake drag queen for Taylor Swift on stage

(Newser) - Remember that time John Travolta butchered Idina Menzel's name at the Oscars? Travolta is taking a ribbing for what appears to be another awards show misstep, though this one is far less obvious. At the MTV VMAs show Monday night, Travolta and Queen Latifah announced that Taylor Swift had...

Recalling the Not-So-True Story Behind Saturday Night Fever

It was based on magazine piece that turned out to be fiction

(Newser) - The Guardian revisits a fascinating piece of pop culture that may be a surprise to those who either love or hate Saturday Night Fever. The 1977 movie that helped turn disco into a phenomenon and John Travolta into a mega-star was actually based on a New York magazine article by...

John Travolta Explains That Whole 'Adele Dazeem' Thing

And does a bunch of other weird stuff at this year's Oscars

(Newser) - John Travolta and Idina Menzel presented an award together at last night's Oscars, a year after the Academy Awards ceremony in which Travolta famously flubbed Menzel's name, presenting her as "Adele Dazeem." Last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live , Travolta finally explained that 2014 moment. He thought...

9 Iconic Roles That Almost Went to Someone Else

Johnny Depp as Ferris Bueller?

(Newser) - John Travolta as Forrest Gump? Difficult to envision, but it could have happened: Travolta turned down the role before Tom Hanks ended up with it, according to HLN 's list of 18 iconic roles that almost went to different actors. More:
  • Will Smith turned down the role of Neo

13 Celebs Who Are in the Mile-High Club

Latest to admit it: Chrissy Teigen, Miranda Kerr

(Newser) - Model Chrissy Teigen gave a little TMI to Cosmopolitan in the June issue, revealing that she and hubby John Legend once had sex on an airplane. "We were on our way to Thailand to see my parents, flying commercial first-class," she says. "We were under a blanket....

Spacey, Travolta Wow as 'Bollywood Oscars' Hit Tampa

Awards show filmed in US for first time

(Newser) - The Indian film industry's top award show sailed into Tampa, Florida, yesterday with a pirate-themed opening musical number and celebrities ranging from Slumdog Millionaire star Anil Kapoor to John Travolta and Kevin Spacey. Before a crowd of some 20,000, the International Indian Film Academy awards kicked off with...

10 Celebrity Cross-Dressers
 10 Celebrity 

10 Celebrity Cross-Dressers

Well, alleged celebrity cross-dressers, in some cases

(Newser) - Last year, the National Enquirer published pictures of John Travolta wearing a dress, fur stole, jewelry, makeup, and a blonde wig at a 1997 party. Radar has a picture ... and 19 more celebrities who've cross-dressed. A sampling:
  • Jeff Chandler: Esther Williams revealed in 1999 that she once found the

15 Celebs Who Crashed Normal People's Weddings

Latest incident wasn't John Travolta's first time

(Newser) - John Travolta awesomely crashed a wedding last week, showing up (clad in a T-shirt, jeans, and a baseball cap) in the couple's wedding photos after meeting them at a bar the night before. He's not the first celebrity to do so ... in fact, it's not even the...

Michelle Obama Presents Best Picture Oscar to Argo

Plus Academy Award wins for Jennifer Lawrence, Daniel Day-Lewis, and more

(Newser) - And they're off! After a rousing opening monologue by Seth MacFarlane , Christoph Waltz won the first award of the night: Best Supporting Actor for Django Unchained. Stick with us for live updates throughout the show:
  • Best Animated Short went to Paperman, and Best Animated Feature Film went to Brave.

9 Hypocritical Stars
 9 Hypocritical Stars 

9 Hypocritical Stars

Do as they say, not as they do

(Newser) - When environmental crusader Al Gore sold Current TV, much was made over the fact that he basically sold the network to big oil. Even Jon Stewart had to admit Fox News had a point in its complaints on the matter. But Gore is far from the only hypocritical VIP—as...

Best Part of Ghastly Travolta Video? The Reactions

Travolta, Newton-John team up for 'I Think You Might Like It'

(Newser) - This somehow came to pass: John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John channel Grease's Danny and Sandy in a new video as they line dance and twang about Christmas together before ultimately driving off in a bright turquoise convertible. That description doesn't exactly sum up how awful the pair's...

5 Secret Celebrity Affairs
 5 Secret Celebrity Affairs 

5 Secret Celebrity Affairs

Kirstie Alley revealed 2 just this week

(Newser) - Blindsided by the fact that Kirstie Alley apparently had emotional affairs with both Patrick Swayze and John Travolta ? The Huffington Post lists five more celebrity romances that flew surprisingly under the radar:
  • Jermaine Jackson (we're sorry, Jacksun ) reportedly had an affair with Whitney Houston in the 1980s.

Kirstie: Totally Straight Travolta Is 'Love of My Life'

Alley talks about friend and co-star with Barbara Walters

(Newser) - Kirstie Alley is on a roll. First she revealed a secret relationship with Patrick Swayze ; now she says John Travolta was "the greatest love of my life." In an upcoming 20/20 interview with Barbara Walters, Alley also firmly denies rumors of Travolta's homosexuality, Us reports. "I...

14 Celebs Who Saved the Day
 14 Celebs Who Saved the Day 

14 Celebs Who Saved the Day

Brad Pitt stops a trampling; Johnny Depp halts a mugging

(Newser) - Stephen Baldwin joined the ranks of celebrity Good Samaritans last weekend, when a girl collapsed near him in a New York City bar and started convulsing. Baldwin realized she was having an epileptic seizure, held her hand, and prayed until help arrived. The Week rounds up 13 other celebrities who...

Katie Holmes Leaving Over Scientology: TMZ

She's worried that Tom Cruise will bring Suri deeper into the church

(Newser) - It took no time at all for Scientology to crop up in the Katie Holmes/Tom Cruise divorce chatter. TMZ quotes sources as saying it's the main reason behind Holmes' decision to split. The actress is reportedly worried that Cruise is going to start immersing daughter Suri into the church...

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