In Police Report, Travolta Admits Son's Autism

Star went against Scientology teachings on diagnosis: Enquirer
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 11, 2009 11:00 AM CDT
In this image released by Rogers & Cowan public relations, actor John Travolta is shown with his son Jett in an undated family photo.   (AP Photo/Rogers & Cowan)
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(Newser) – In a breach of Scientology protocol, John Travolta admitted his son was autistic, the National Enquirer reports. A statement to Bahamas police following the January death of 16-year-old Jett included a line from Travolta, “My son Jett suffered from a seizure disorder and he was autistic.” In the past, the Travoltas said Jett suffered from a rare blood-vessel disease. To see the document, click the link below. (Read more John Travolta stories.)