Actor John Travolta says he understands the privacy woes surrounding publication of Kate Middleton's topless photos all too well. In an interview released by the BBC with the 58-year-old actor on September 21, 2012, Travolta discussed his privacy concerns, among other things, in his long show business career.
The National Enquirer claimed a six-year gay relationship between Travolta and Doug Gotterba in the 80s, before Travolta's marriage to Kelly Preston. (See video at the top of this article.) And Travolta was also sued not once but twice last summer by two male masseurs claiming the actor made unwanted sexual advances on them.
It should be noted that both claims are denied by Travolta's lawyers. One of the lawsuits has been withdrawn and reported former lover Gotterba is writing a tell-all book about the affair.
Travolta feels privacy laws should protect celebrities, not just private citizens, especially from the type of paparazzi abuse Kate Middleton suffered. The topless photos of Kate were taken from between a mile and three miles away while she was sunbathing at a private villa.
"There is a right to privacy whether you're famous or not famous, and I feel that anyone being invaded at that level is unfortunate and there should be a law, no one would like that."