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Tragic Details About John Travolta

In the late 1970s, off the heels of Saturday Night Fever and Grease, John Travolta was considered one of Hollywood's biggest heartthrobs. You could argue that he single-handedly made an entire generation think they could pull off white bell-bottom suits and ushered in the leather jacket trend of the 1980s. Though he's more recently known for mega-flops such as Gotti, which received a rare 0% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, you'd still be hard-pressed to find a single American adult who doesn't know a

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    Tragic Details About John Travolta

    Tragic Details About John Travolta

    In the late 1970s, off the heels of Saturday Night Fever and Grease, John Travolta was considered one of Hollywood's biggest heartthrobs. You could argue that he single-handedly made an entire generation think they could pull off white bell-bottom suits and ushered in the leather jacket trend of the 1980s. Though he's more recently known for mega-flops such as Gotti, which received a rare 0% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, you'd still be hard-pressed to find a single American adult who doesn't know at least some of the words to "Greased Lightning."

    The Tragic Death Of Kelly Preston And John Travolta's Son

    The Tragic Death Of Kelly Preston And John Travolta's Son

    Long before actor John Travolta and his family lost beloved wife and mother, actress Kelly Preston, the couple suffered the greatest loss any parent can endure: the death of their son Jett. Like his mother, the pair's firstborn battled illness in private, as Travolta and Preston didn't reveal Jett's autism diagnosis or struggle with Kawasaki Syndrome until after he passed (per People). According to People, Kawasaki Syndrome is "an acute febrile illness that causes inflammation in blood vessels throughout the body," though WebMD (via CBS News) later shut down speculation that this condition triggered the seizure that led to the 16-year-old's unexpected death.

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