EXCLUSIVE: Jury Was Going To Convict Travolta Defendants

The jury in the John Travolta extortion trial had the necessary votes to convict the two defendants before a judge declared a mistrial, RadarOnline.com has learned exclusively.

Pleasant Bridgewater and Tarino Lightbourne escaped the guilty verdict when a Bahamian lawmaker announced Bridgewaterr had been acquitted – while the jury was still deliberating.

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Picewell Forbes threw the trial into chaos when, during a televised speech to a Progressive Liberal Party convention he said that Bridgwater had been acquitted.

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Forbes’ lawyer later said that Forbes was just repeating a rumor.

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And RadarOnline.com has learned exclusively from sources close to the case that the jury had the necessary votes to convict BOTH

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They were charged with trying to extort $25 million from Travolta in connection with the death of his son Jett. The case centered around a document that Travolta signed that the defendants were threatening to make public, a document that they were interpreting as Travolta refusing treatment for Jett.

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