John Travolta's Alleged Groping Victim in Atlanta Revealed
The identity of the second masseur who has filed a suit against John Travolta has been revealed.The New York Daily News managed to track down the masseur who is known as John Doe No. 2 in court documents. His name is John Truesdale, he's 40 and he's described as a "hulking 250-pound masseur and certified black belt who works at a posh spa in Atlanta." He's married with kids. Truesdale works at the Mandarin Oriental in Atlanta but declined to discuss the case. (Eds note: Some readers have chimed in on Twitter to say that the victim's size and strength should not have any effect on the case. We couldn't agree more, especially given that no matter how powerful a masseur is, he would probably want to avoid using his physical strength against a client at all costs.)
He seemed to be caught off-guard by the reveal but he posed for a photo anyway, saying, "I thought I was supposed to be anonymous."
In court documents, Truesdale accused Travolta of humping a massage table set up for him, spreading his butt cheeks during the massage and then masturbating during the massage on January 28. As the masseur tried to leave, Travolta allegedly "forcibly" hugged him. Truesdale fired his first lawyer and recently hired Gloria Allred.
There have been allegations of sexual misconduct against Travolta from coast to coast. The first suit was filedby a masseur in Beverly Hills, and Truesdale in Atlanta was the second. A cruise worker said he was accosted by Travolta on a Royal Caribbean cruise. A masseur in Miami stepped forward with his own claim, and a hotel worker in Seattle claimed he was groped as he tried to mop up. Even the wife of his former "Grease" co-star Jeff Conaway has told The National Enquirer that Travolta tried to perform oral sex on him. One guy said Travolta came onto him but that was A-okay by him.
Travolta has denied everything through his attorney Marty Singer. His wife Kelly Preston hasn't said anything but she posted a video Travolta made for her for Mother's Day.