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There is yet another strange development in the sexual misconduct lawsuits filed against John Travolta. It is now being reported that the first masseur, the John Doe No. 1 that filed the lawsuit on May 4 that brought these claims to light, has filed to dismiss his lawsuit.
TMZ reports that the masseur filed to have the case dropped in California court Tuesday morning.
John Doe No. 1 claimed that Travolta harassed him during an appointment on Jan. 16 in Los Angeles. However, TMZ published photos that clearly showed that Travolta was in New York on that day for costume tests for an upcoming film.
According to RadarOnline, John Doe No. 1 admitted his mistake, but still planned on pursuing the case. Still, lawyer Okorie Okorocha withdrew from the case. Okorocha is still representing Atlanta-based John Doe No. 2.
As for that second case, Okorocha had to deny reports on Monday that he and Travolta’s lawyer Marty Singer reached a settlement. That case is still moving forward, even though there could be a hole in John Doe No. 2’s story as well. RadarOnline acquired John Doe No. 2’s resignation letter to the unspecified Atlanta resort that the incident took place at. Although the masseur is suing Travolta for $2 million in damages, he did not mention the actor’s actions as his reasons for quitting the resort. “After careful thought regarding the recent events that took place today, I have come to the conclusion that it is necessary to resign my position as lead therapist,” he writes.
A third man, Chilean cruise ship worker Fabian Zanzi, is also accusing Travolta of sexual misconduct, claiming Travolta offered $12,000 to have sex with him in 2009.
A fourth case also surfaced. In that one, a worker at the Peninsula Hotel in Manhattan claimed that Travolta was even banned from the hotel after male masseurs began to refuse to work for him because of his behavior.