Cannes 2018: John Travolta performs AWKWARD 'dad' dance amid rare outing with daughter

The Grease star isn’t often pictured out with his daughter Ella Bleu Travolta, however the duo made a rare outing together for the 71st Cannes Film Festival this year.

Stepping out with the actor’s wife Kelly Preston, the A-listers attended a party held in honour of John’s receipt of the Inaugural Variety Cinema Icon Award.

After the glitzy bash, the 64-year-old was spotted letting his hair down as he partied alongside hitmaker 50 Cent.

As the American rapper – real name Curtis James Jackson III – performed, the singer couldn’t help but dance along to the track Just a Lil Bit.

And, while the star may have impressed viewers when he showed off his fancy footwork in the 2007 musical Hairspray and Pulp Fiction, some onlookers were left very surprised by his best moves.

In a video clip, which soon went viral on social media, John could be seen shimmying in time to the music.

Putting his all into the performance, the actor went on to clap his hands as he moved his feet from side to side.

But despite his best efforts, the dance moves appeared to divide fans on Twitter, with one commenting: “John Travolta with his best dad dancing.”

“Why does John Travolta dancing like this remind me of my dad,” asked another.

Another penned: “When the f*** did John Travolta forget how to dance? lol This dude been dancing his whole life.”(sic)

But, some viewers were clearly delighted with the footage, with one admirer gushing: “Is there anything better than John Travolta dancing on stage with 50 Cent? NOPE.”

Another wrote: “John Travolta dancing while 50 Cent performs ‘Lil Bit’ at an after party at Cannes Film Festival.

“I don’t need to explain the greatness of this.”

John sported the same tuxedo had worn earlier that evening when he paused for a series of snaps on the red carpet.

Looking very dapper in a white shirt and bow-tie, the star opted for a stubbled look for the evening out.

The producer and writer was all smiles as he stood in between Kelly, 55, and their 18-year-old daughter.

The mother-of-three stepped out in a figure-hugging strapless gown, which featured a bejewelled bodice and ruffled skirt.

Sporting a similar tulle ensemble as her mum, Ella’s gown featured an ornate black and white patterned bodice.

Cannes Film Festival has seen no shortage of stunning outfits on the red carpet since kicking off last week.

Yesterday Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke proved she knew how to make an unforgettable entrance with a beautiful purple gown.

The off-the-shoulder attire skimmed the floor as the 31-year-old offered a wide smile at the world’s media.

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