“Were there times I said to myself, Ooh, if somebody that A-list comes out, what could he do for the movement? Yeah, I wished that. I don’t blame the Travoltas for not talking about it. I would never tell someone what to say about their kid. The fact that posthumously he had to say that on the stand, I wasn’t glad about it. But I was relieved he was able to have closure.”(Source)—-Actress Holly Robinson Peete speaks on the death of actor John Travolta’s son, Jett.
Ten months after Jett’s death, John Travolta finally admitted during an extortion trial that his 16-year-old son had suffered from autism. Holly, whose 12-year-old son, Rodney Jr., also has the disorder, says she wishes John had spoken sooner.