Travolta cancels appearance at Golden Globes after son’s death

January 11th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS  

Miley CyrusLos Angeles, Jan 11 (DPA) Following the tragic death of his 16-year-old son last week, actor John Travolta has cancelled his planned appearance at the Golden Globes.The actor’s spokesman told Us Magazine that Travolta will not appear at the awards programme in Beverly Hills Sunday.

Travolta has been nominated for the song “I Thought I Lost You” from the Disney movie “Bolt”. He sings the song as a duet with co-star Miley Cyrus. The film, in which he lends his voice to the animated dog Bolt, is also nominated for best animated feature.

The star was also tapped to serve as an award announcer.

Travolta, his wife Kelly Preston and their family held a private funeral service Thursday for his 16-year-old son, Jett, who died last week after suffering a seizure while on holiday in the Bahamas.

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