Comedian Margaret Cho told a recent
Australian stand-up audience that John Travolta is “incredibly
The 44-year-old Cho, who is openly
bisexual, played Travolta's FBI colleague in the 1997 action movie
Face/Off. She currently plays Teri Lee, a paralegal
assistant, on cabler Lifetime's dramedy Drop Dead Diva.
“John Travolta is so gay,” Cho is
quoted as telling an audience by the UK tabloid Daily
Mail. “I'm going to get in trouble but I'll just tell you.
He's not just gay. He doesn't just like men. He is like Oscar
Wilde gay, like Lord Byron gay. That kind of crazy, incredibly
“I feel bad for him, because I know
he would be much happier if he could just come out. But he can't.
On the set of Face/Off Travolta
“was so pampered and so taken care of, it was the closest I have
ever been to being in the presence of a king,” she said, then
joked, “Or a queen, actually.”
She concluded: “But I felt bad for
him because he was so gay and couldn't be out about it.”