Published: Thu, May 17, 2018
Culture&Arts | By Laurence Reese

Watch John Travolta Dance With 50 Cent at Cannes

Watch John Travolta Dance With 50 Cent at Cannes

After his dance video became viral, Travolta explained his impulsive instinct to dance during 50 Cent's performance. Why has David Miscavige has let him off his leash?

Ever the unlikely pairing, the two were at a Cannes Film Festival party together following a screening of John Travolta's new film Gotti.

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Gotti, which was screened at the Cannes Film Festival on Monday, stars Travolta as the late and legendary NY mobster John Gotti. "It's just being cool, I guess".

The Pulp Fiction actor, who has danced on screen in films such as Grease and Saturday Night Fever, accompanied 50 as he performed "Just A Lil Bit", taken from his multi-platinum selling 2005 album The Massacre. As Variety reports, 50's opening act was a video montage featuring clips from Travolta's career and kind words from Robert DeNiro, Oprah Winfrey, Olivia Newton John, and more.

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Earlier in the evening Travolta made a rare public appearance with his entire family, as the 64-year-old actor was accompanied by his wife Kelly Preston, daughter Ella Bleu, 18, and son Benjamin, seven; John and Kelly's son Jett passed away from Kawasaki disease in 2009. 50 Cent swore on Twitter that he "only came out here because of [Travolta]".

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