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Actors John Travolta (L) and Kelly Preston attend the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter on March 2, 2014 in West Hollywood, California. (credit: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Travolta: ‘Beating Myself Up All Day’ Over Mispronouncing Idina Menzel’s Name

Actor John Travolta says he has been “beating myself up” about butchering singer Idina Menzel’s name while introducing her at Sunday’s Academy Awards.


Best-selling author Elmore Leonard, known for many novels and screenplays including "Glitz" and "Get Shorty", died Aug. 20, 2013. He was 87 years old. (credit: Vince Bucci/Getty Images)

Best-Selling Author Elmore Leonard Dies At 87

Best-selling author Elmore Leonard died at 87.

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Ben Affleck, Meryl Streep, And Others Spend Saturday At Oscars Rehearsals

Some dressed down in jeans and hoodies. Others looked camera-ready in suits or chic dresses and spiky stilettos.


Through the years, the Sweathogs stayed close. Here John Travolta and Robert Hegyes attend an after party for the movie "Wild Hogs" in 2007. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Report: ‘Welcome Back, Kotter’ Star Dead At 60

The Newark Star Ledger is reporting that “Welcome Back, Kotter” star Robert Hegyes is dead.


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2 Men Arrested In Connection With Theft Of John Travolta’s $100K Mercedes

Two men have been arrested in connection with the September theft of a vintage 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SL convertible owned by actor John Travolta, according to Santa Monica police.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/25/2012

$1K Reward Offered To Find Suspect In Theft Of John Travolta’s $100K Mercedes

A $1,000 reward is being offered for information that will lead to a suspect in the theft of actor John Travolta’s vintage 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SL convertible.


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Gone In 10 Minutes: Thieves Nab Travolta’s $100K Mercedes-Benz

Thieves drove off with actor John Travolta’s vintage Mercedes-Benz while he was shopping at a Jaguar dealership in Santa Monica Sunday, police reported.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/19/2011

Actress Annette Cardona arrives for the opening night of "Grease" at The Pantages Theater on March 10, 2009 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Angela Weiss/Getty Images)

‘Grease’ Actress Annette Charles Dies At 63

Annette Charles, an actress best known for playing Cha Cha DiGregorio in the 1978 smash movie “Grease,” died in her Los Angeles home Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/04/2011

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Al Pacino Joins Cast Of ‘Gotti: Three Generations’

Al Pacino is telling a new mob family story, joining John Travolta for the crime saga “Gotti: Three Generations.”


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Kelly Preston Cast With John Travolta In Gotti Film

Kelly Preston will co-star alongside her husband, John Travolta, in a planned film on John Gotti.


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Travolta To Play John Gotti In Movie Of Mobster’s Life

John Travolta will play legendary Gambino crime family leader John Gotti in an upcoming film about Gotti’s life.


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Baby Boy Is ‘New Beginning’ For Travolta Family

John Travolta says their 7-week-old baby boy is “a new beginning” for his family. The actor and his wife, Kelly Preston, posed with their son, Benjamin, for the cover of the new issue of People magazine.


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John Travolta, Kelly Preston Welcome Baby Boy

John Travolta and Kelly Preston will have a new guest at their Thanksgiving table. A publicist says the couple welcomed a baby boy Tuesday in Florida.


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Bahamas Drops Charges In Travolta Extortion Case

A judge in the Bahamas dismissed charges Monday against two people accused of trying to extort money from John Travolta after the prosecutor said the actor no longer wanted to pursue a case stemming from the death of his teenage son.