John Travolta Cancels Golden Globe Appearance

Celebrity News Jan. 10, 2009 AT 11:41AM
john travolta John Travolta at the premiere of 'Bolt' on November 17, 2008 in Hollywood, California. Credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images

John Travolta, who is mourning the death of his 16-year-old son Jett, has canceled his appearance at Sunday's Golden Globe Awards, his rep tells

The actor -- whose latest movie, Bolt, is nominated for Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song for his duet with costar Miley Cyrus ("I Thought I Lost You") -- was scheduled to present. On Thursday, Travolta and wife Kelly Preston held a memorial service for Jett in their Ocala, Fla., hometown. Lisa Marie Presley, Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood were among the celeb guests.

See touching photos of Jett Travolta and his family.

Jett died of a seizure disorder Jan. 2 while vacationing with his family in Grand Bahamas. "John just adored him," his pal Tom Cruise recently said.

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