On a recent tour stop in Australia, comedian Margaret Cho told her audience about her experiences working with John Travolta on the 1997 movie Face/Off. While Cho was never disparaging toward the actor during her bit, she did reveal her thoughts on the ongoing rumors about his sexuality and allegations that he sexually assaulted a handful of men.
“He is so gay. He’s not just gay. He doesn’t just like men. He’s like Oscar Wilde gay— like Lord Byron gay,” Cho says. “And I feel bad for him because I know he would be much happier if he could just come out. But he can’t.”
“I know him well because I did a movie with him and I worked with him for a year,” says Cho, a longtime gay rights activist who’s happily in an open marriage. You can watch the full video below.