Does Scientology have a “cure” for homosexuality, or does the controversial church just beard (disguise) its gay celebrities through arranged marriages?

Scientologist John Travolta married fellow Scientologist Kelly Preston in what seemed like convenient timing, just after the National Enquirer ran a story about an alleged two-year homosexual affair between the actor and a male porn star.

The subsequent Travolta/Preston union produced two offspring and paved the way for the actor to continue a lucrative career as a leading man.

The National Inquirer later ran a retraction and Travolta’s alleged lover recanted, after the star’s lawyer reportedly applied some pressure.

Another Scientologist Lisa Marie Presley was quickly wed to Michael Jackson after allegations surfaced that he was a pedophile that preyed upon little boys. A source told CultNews that a Scientology minister participated and/or officiated when the couple was married at a secluded spot (other sources say it was a local judge).

But this marriage didn’t last and now the former “King of Pop” is living in self-imposed exile as a single in the Arab emirate of Bahrain.

Was it some Scientology agenda or really romance that led to the Presley/Jackson nuptials?

Could it be that Elvis’s daughter was wowed by Jackson’s dance moves or overwhelmed by his sexual charisma?

Now it looks like the National Enquirer might have the last word and/or the latest evidence regarding the sexual preference of John Travolta reports Canada.com.

Travolta in drag as TurnbladWhile doing his first film turn in drag as mama Edna Turnblad for the movie “Hairspray” in Canada, Travolta was caught on camera kissing a man, but not in costume.

Instead, it appears this smooch was spontaneous and not per any contract agreement.

In photographs published by the National Enquirer, Travolta is seen planting a wet one on an unidentified young man while balancing tiptoe on the stair of his private jet.

Is this only a lighthearted gesture bestowed by the 52-year-old star upon his special friends or further grist for the rumor mill about his sexuality?

One source told CultNews that Mrs. Travolta was seated aboard the aircraft when this happened, which if true might raise some interesting questions about the nature of the couple’s marital arrangement.

The official word from the Travolta camp is that he is not gay. 

A friend of the star said, “John is furious about these new gay claims. It’s ridiculous ” he’s answered this over and over and he denies being gay” reports The Bosh.

But should Mr. Travolta be quite so “furious” given his latest career move to embrace a comedic character popular amongst the gay community?

CultNews previously questioned if a man rumored to be a closeted homosexual was right for a role made popular by openly gay actors.

Maybe the diehard 30-year Scientologist is more concerned about how his idol, the late L. Ron Hubbard founder of Scientology, might have perceived his penchant for kissing men? 

Hubbard once stated that gays “should be taken from¦society as rapidly as possible” because “no social order will survive which does not remove these people from its midst” reported Rolling Stone.

Travolta/Preston a special arrangement?One former gay Scientologist even claimed that John Travolta was the proof that he was offered that “Scientology processing and courses would ‘handle’ [his] own homosexuality.” He paid the church a bundle for the process, but later sued when it didn’t work. 

Maybe it’s not about a “cure,” but rather a cover, which the church provides for its generous and/or important gay members?

Mrs. Travolta must know for sure, but it seems unlikely that she would spill, even if the rumors were true.

Meanwhile neither John Travolta’s fading star status or his marriage is likely to suffer because of the generous affection he doles out to his chosen male companions.

Postscript: Travolta’s lawyer Martin Singer subsequently made the following statement: “As a manner of customary greeting and saying farewell, Mr Travolta kisses both women and men whom he considers to be extremely close friends. People who are close to Mr Travolta are aware of his customary, non-romantic gesture.”

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  1. That about sums that up. It amazes me that in this day and age people still get their panties in a bunch over their own/someone else’s sexuality. It is more sad than anything else to see Travolta and Cruise clinging to a “religion” that condemns who they are at heart.

  2. Mark the spark @ 2006-09-08 10:43

    I’m not totally sure why we’re supposed to give a damn about whether or not Travolta screws guys (or, for that matter, whether or not Cruise humps what’s-her-name).
    Lemme see : Hubbard was a homophobe ? Probably, but then again back in the 50′s that wasn’t yet verboten. Besides, that “article” itself sounds pretty homophobic to me.
    So, if I get the logic right, just because Scientology’s against homosexuality, Travolta shouldn’t be a fag, and if he is anyway, suddenly it’s OK to make fun (or worse) of homos ? Let’s apply that logic to every other religion for a bit of fun.

    Get a damn life.

  3. Careful reader @ 2006-09-09 10:45

    Say what you will about the strange union of Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley–plenty already has. But they were not married by a Scientologist or in a Scientology ceremony. According to Entertainment Weekly 598 (June 1, 2001): p94, the pair was wed by “Hugo Francisco Alvarez Perez, a civil judge in the Dominican Republic city of La Vega.” Judge Perez was later quoted as saying, “They lasted longer than I thought they would. I gave them a year. They lasted a year and a half.”

  4. Nice to see that the PSIentologists are responding. Nothing like the hollow wail of morons to really bring out the best on RICK ROSS. Attack Ross’ facts without answering the question at hand….that PSIentologists beard gays. I think they do (see Travolta and Cruise). Now how about some more attacks on Ross? How about me and other posters here? I am an agnostic. Therefore I, too, have been brain washed by the evil Xenu that you fools fear so much. What a waste of grey matter you tools are.

  5. Mark the spark @ 2006-09-15 12:57

    Wow…

    Well, I’m not sure who you’re addressing here, but since you used a plural, I’ll assume you talked to me too. I don’t know what makes you think I’m a scientologist, but you got that one wrong (well, not ONLY that one, maybe…). I don’t give a damn about those fuckers, and I don’t think they’d like me either (I’m a shrink…). But just because I have zero sympathy for these guys doesn’t entail, by any type of logic, that I’m supposed to consider Ross my God.

    My point was : why in hell are we supposed to give a fuck about those “facts” ? For all I know, Travolta could have a taste for fucking bicycles or holes in the ground, I couldn’t care less.

    What “question” has to be answered, anyway ? That they hide their f*a*g*s ? So what ? I got a funny one for you, it might be just the missing link to prove that scientology is a legitimate religion ! Until then, I’ve only seen that type of hypocrysy among religious bigots of the official brands.

    Besides, by what kind of twisted logic can you start accusing people of implying that you, or Ross, or whoever, is “brainwashed” ? Let me remind you that “brainwashing” is a phenomenon that’s generally hypothesized by the anti-cult movement !

    Who are you, anyway, to get all coiled up and unwind when somebody doesn’t seem to swoon Ross the way you do ?

    Jeez…

    P.S. Why don’t YOU address this other guy’s “facts” (about which, BTW, I have no opinion, and don’t plan on growing one… I’m the typical “don’t know and don’t care” type, y’see ?) that Presley and Jackson weren’t married in a scientologist setting ?

  6. JoyMlewis @ 2006-09-28 10:26

    I do recall a time in my life where i was judged for merely hanging out with a woman that was gay. But i am my own person, and i simply dont care what anyone thinks of my sexual preference is, which is male. And i dont care what a friends preference is either. Treat me right i treat you right. The person that accused me of being gay, 20 years later, “GUESS WHAT?!”" Three kids and a divorce later is NOW the one that came out of the closet.
    Point being from all this, the person worrying bout someone elses life and lifestyle needs to look in the mirror and question themselves first before they cast the first stone.I always flip the question or doubt at the person doing the questioning or doubting and generally find a hidden truth within them.
    Let the man be, hes adorable, he seems to be a wonderful person.Plus hes a fellow New Jersian-we maybe rude-but sooner or later you get to love us for who we are.
    Shoo Fly Shoo(leave him alone!)

  7. Mark the spark @ 2006-09-28 23:26

    Let WHAT man be ? Travolta ? Are you kidding ? He’s a scientologist, for God’s sake ! He CAN’T be adorable. If he is, that’s because he’s trying to brainwash you, and you fell for it ! He even hypnotized you into thinking he’s from New Jersey, just to have you sympathize !

    Kiddin’… I miss Sparky…

    Marc

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