Claims that John Travolta is gay have
been dismissed as irrelevant by Victoria Gotti, widow of legendary
New York gangster John Gotti.
Travolta, who is set to play John Gotti
in a film based on his life, has been accused by two male masseurs
and a former cruise ship employee of attempting to initiate sex with
“What difference does it make if he
were gay,” Gotti told the New
York Daily News. “Who the fuck really cares? Does it make
him less of a beautiful human being? No. … Leave him the fuck
alone. Whatever the true story is, leave him with his dignity.”
“In the grand scheme of things, it
really does not matter,” she added.
Others interviewed for the story
suggested to the paper that the gay claims put Travolta's masculinity
“John Gotti is a tough guy,” said
John Sendeney, 54, who works in Gotti's old neighborhood. “Everybody
who grew up here knows that.”
Producers of Gotti: In the Shadow of
My Father stood behind Travolta, 58.
“The producers are not the slightest
bit concerned about the allegations being made and are behind John
110%,” said Steve Honig, spokesman for Fiore Films.
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