John Travolta sued for assault and battery
Fabian Zanzi, who worked on a Royal Caribbean cruise line, is suing John Travolta for assault and battery, claiming Travolta exposed himself during a neck massage and then embraced him, according to court papers obtained by EW.
The court papers also say Travolta then offered Zanzi $12,000 to be quiet about the encounter. Zanzi reported the incident to his supervisor and was later fired. Zanzi is seeking unspecified general, consequential and punitive damages as well as court costs.
As of press time, Travolta’s rep did not return EW’s request for comment, although Travolta’s lawyer, Marty Singer, told TMZ in a statement: