John Travolta and Jett Travolta

Oscar-nominated actor John Travolta and his family suffered a major loss Friday, January 2nd 2009, when his teenage son died after a seizure while on a family vacation in the Bahamas. 16-year-old Jett Travolta, who had a history of seizures, had an episode on Friday morning. According to reports published by CNN, he died on the scene, and all attempts to revive him were unsuccessful.

According to sources, Jett was last seen going into the bathroom at the family’s private suite at the Old Behama Bay Resort. The caretaker, Jeff Michael Kathrein, discovered Jett’s body, and a police spokeswoman later confirmed that Jett hit his head in a bathtub.

Please keep the Travolta family in your thoughts and prayers at this obviously painful time. We here at Gossip On This offer our condolences.