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John Travolta's 16-year-old son dies

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Moderator1, Jan 2, 2009.

  1. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Sad stuff.

    http://www.upi.com/Entertainment_News/2009/01/02/John_Travoltas_son_Jett_dead_at_16/UPI-85321230930664/
     
  2. KJIM

    KJIM Well-Known Member

    John Travolta's son dead at 16

    Sad. Hit his head in a bathtub at the family's vacation home.

    http://tv.msn.com/tv/article.aspx?new s=345898&gt1=28103

    Just can't imagine the grief of outliving a child.
     
  3. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Wow, that's brutal. RIP.
     
  4. crusoes

    crusoes Active Member

    Apparently he had a seizure, too. Don't know if that caused the fall.

    But a very sad thing, for sure.
     
  5. deskslave

    deskslave Active Member

    Another story I read indicated the son had a rare heart-related condition that can apparently be brought on by carpet-cleaning chemicals, among other things. John said that he was fastidious about keeping Jett's room clean, so he had the carpet cleaned all the time. Figured that might have caused it.
     
  6. Johnny Dangerously

    Johnny Dangerously Active Member

    Damn. Always liked Travolta and Kelly Preston.

    RIP, Jett.
     
  7. shockey

    shockey Active Member

    unimaginable. rip, jett. strength to john and kelly. :'( :'( :'(
     
  8. I Digress

    I Digress Guest

    What a truly sad day for the family.
     
  9. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    Absolutely horrid. So upsetting to see a 16-year-old gone before his life had really begun. I feel so bad for that family.
     
  10. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    Terrible thing to happen. RIP

    But on the news side...

    http://www.nypost.com/seven/01022009/news/nationalnews/john_travoltas_son_found_dead_146914.htm

    There is a quote in this story that will blow you away. Let's just say it is not neighborly.

    Please don't complain after the fact of you are offended by it.
     
  11. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    That was harsh.....but I can see the frustration from where it stems.
     
  12. ifilus

    ifilus Active Member

    I believe there are anti-seizure medications.

    If the parents withheld medication due to their religious (cult) teachings, wouldn't they be criminally responsible for the child's death?
     
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