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John Travolta: 'Grease' Celebrates 40th Anniversary!

John Travolta: 'Grease' Celebrates 40th Anniversary!

John Travolta hits the stage to give a speech at the 2012 AFI Life Achievement Award ceremony honoring Shirley MacLaine held at Sony Pictures Studios on Thursday (June 7) in Culver City, Calif.

The 58-year-old actor led a tribute to Shirley, along with other AFI guests Jennifer Aniston and Julia Roberts.

Meanwhile, John‘s hit musical Grease recently celebrated its 40th anniversary of when it opened on Broadway! John filmed Grease back in 1978.

10+ pictures inside of John Travolta honoring Shirley MacLaine at the 2012 AFI Life Achievement Award ceremony…

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27 Responses to “John Travolta: 'Grease' Celebrates 40th Anniversary!”

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  1. 1
    Lolililalu Says:

    We Love Grease

  2. 2
    tsquared Says:

    John, your bald. We all know it. Quit with the sprayed on hair, wigs, toupees etc.

  3. 3
    Lauren Says:

    His face looks werid?

  4. 4
    betduke Says:

    Grease? Isn’t that what he wants men to massage him with?

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    Lisa Says:

    Jared, obviously you didn’t pay attention the day they taught addition and subtraction at your school. If the play opened in 1978 and the current year is 2012 than that makes 34 years. 2012-1978=34. Stop being such a PR kiss ass and pay attention to your post. You just made yourself look stupid.

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    Lori Says:

    who ever does his hair either has a tremdous sense of humor or is legally blind

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    seeaaaa Says:

    Travolta your hair looks stiff…maybe who should get someone to massage it out, or better yet rip of the rug

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    Carlos Says:

    To: Lisa you commented above the writer looks stupid because of his math skills. Well honey you need to go back to school for reading and comprehension. The author clearly states the play on broadway opened 40 years ago. Then the movie was made in 1978. Who looks stupid now.

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    seeaaaa Says:

    @Carlos: oh damn carlos (snap)

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    Love this guy Says:

    CONGRATS, I LOVE Grease such a classic. I’m not sure what’s going on with the hate campaign recently against this man in terms of his private life but seriously, what’s happening with this society. Which star is next?

    Whether he’s gay or not or likes to wear wigs, toupees etc. That’s his business and people desperately trying to make money off him because they’re stating he’s gay is stupidity at a new level. SO WHAT?

    If he wants to shout it from the roof top, so be it AND if not who the HECK cares, it’s 2012? He only has to answer to himself and his family, thus meaning not even to the gay community.

    He’s a great actor and that’s all I care about. He looks just fine.

    Saying that, I think all Gays and Lesibans in all types of industries in the public eye should come out and ignore any agent/management talk that they should keep things quiet, when they’re first starting out.

    Reduces time in stress, haters are limited on attacking you in court, and you have a much more enjoyable life.

    Does the world end when you say you are gay or lesiban, to my knowledge a big fat NO. People just gossip in a short amount of time and move on, plus if you truly have a wonderful family they will support you no matter what.

    Generally, fans with any form of above intelligence don’t care as long as the person in question is making great movies etc.

    Anyway, my sounding off is over, CONGRATS to Shirley MacLaine – one hell of an amazing actress and well deserved. Looking forward to seeing John in Savages.

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    Yummy Says:

    I never liked his face….

  12. 12
    Jennica Panettiere Says:

    @Carlos: So funny. I could already sense how wrong she was as I was reading her post.

  13. 13
    the_boyfriend Says:

    He looks like something you’d have a nightmare about.
    Creepy and dishonest man needs to come out.

  14. 14
    de Cosmos Says:

    The Dracula toupee… It’s alive! Run for your lives!

  15. 15
    lol Says:

    people: this is a celebrity blog site.. who cares!

    let us all focus on his hair and then watch grease because honestly its a good freakin movie.

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    eheh Says:

    Wow! I’d like to see how all you haters will look when you’re 58! HE LOOKS SO GOOD!

  17. 17

    he’s melting

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    jane Says:


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    julie Says:

    He looks like Jim Carrey in Dumb and Dumber. :/

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    bingbangbong Says:

    Is he morphing into Mr Spock?

  21. 21
    Sara Says:

    one vampire, two vampire…AH AH AH!

  22. 22
    frisbee Says:

    Holy toupe, Batman! Or is it crayon?

  23. 23
    Neanderthal Says:

    His presence is so offensive

  24. 24
    feminine Says:

    Wow, you are so harsh. His kid died not so long ago.

  25. 25
    Lee Says:

    Grease, the stage musical, is 40 years old this year. However,
    John Travolta was not in the original cast. Barry Bostwick,
    the Mayor from Spin City, was the original Danny Zuko and
    got a Tony nom. for it.

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