facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

John Travolta turned away from KFC in Britain

Oct. 21, 2011 at 11:18 AM   |   Comments

| License Photo
EAST GRINSTEAD, England, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Actor John Travolta was turned away from a KFC in south east Britain after trying to reserve a table at the fried chicken restaurant.

Staff at the East Grinstead branch of the fast food chain said they thought a prankster was calling to reserve a table for the actor, although it was later discovered the Hollywood actor was actually in town for a Church of Scientology event.

The caller was told the restaurant did not take reservations and that Travolta would have to join the back of the queue like everyone else, the Grinstead Courier & Observer reported.

"In hindsight, of course, we would have reserved a table for him," a KFC spokesman said.

The KFC employee who took the call said the caller was a woman who did not give her name.

"She just said it will be for a Mr. Travolta," the employee told the newspaper. "That threw me a little bit. I thought it might be a load of nonsense, but she seemed pretty serious."

© 2011 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
2014: The Year in Music [PHOTOS]

2014: The Year in Music [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Kris Jenner worried Khloe and Lamar will reconcile Kris Jenner worried Khloe and Lamar will reconcile
2
Valerie Bertinelli speaks on female empowerment in Fresno Valerie Bertinelli speaks on female empowerment in Fresno
3
Heidi Montag reaches out to Lauren Conrad on Twitter Heidi Montag reaches out to Lauren Conrad on Twitter
4
Khloe Kardashian blames Kourtney Kardashian for weight gain Khloe Kardashian blames Kourtney Kardashian for weight gain
5
Dax Shepard debuts new Kristen Bell-inspired tattoo at film premiere Dax Shepard debuts new Kristen Bell-inspired tattoo at film premiere
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback