The last few years for John Travolta it was difficult with the loss of his beloved wife Kelly Preston, and his good friend Kirsty Alley, to cancer. There are now reports that these tragic life-changing moments may have also changed his devotion to the Church of Scientology. And there are some major clues that the rumor could be true.

The controversial church recently held a glitzy gala hosted by Tom Cruise, but Travolta was absent. “Tom Cruise made a spectacular helicopter entrance, but John chose not to come, leaving those in attendance baffled,” a source told the National Enquirer, via Radar Online. The major Scientology event was something Travolta would normally be in attendance at, so whispers of a possible exit from the religious organization are growing louder, sheknows reports.

One of Travolta’s friends told the media that “his level of involvement decreased following the deaths of his wife, Kelly Preston, and his close friend, Kirsty Alley».