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Last year, John Travolta butchered Idina Menzel’s name in an onstage flub that instantly earned a spot in the Embarrassing Oscar Moment Hall of Fame.

This year, at the 2015 Academy Awards, Travolta and "Adele Dazeem" poked fun at the actor’s temporary dyslexia in hopes of simultaneously getting in on the joke and putting the incident behind them. ("It’s not like it’ll follow me around for the rest of my life," Menzel quipped.)

John Travolta Reunites with Idina Menzel

Unfortunately, Travolta committed another faux pas by awkwardly putting his hands all over Menzel like a drunken pickpocket. To make matters worse, just hours earlier he’d made a different female star uncomfortable with his touchy-feely ways:

John Travolta, Scarlett Johansson: Oscar Red Carpet Photo
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That’s Travolta ambushing Scarlett Johansson with an intimate moment on the red carpet. 

Clearly, Scarlett is struggling (unconvincingly) to make it look as though she’s not completely grossed out, but friends say the actress later reported that Travolta’s sneak attack gave her "chills," and not in a good way.

If you’ve been following the recent news of the handsy actor, then you know Travolta and inappropriate go together like 3 am workout sessions and sweaty conversations with strangers.

So perhaps we shouldn’t be Shocked that he saw fit to manhandle his female colleagues at the Oscars. Still, it’s a bit surprising, as Travolta’s unwanted advances usually take place in the secluded area near the elliptical machines in a deserted Planet Fitness.

We’re sure his publicist would prefer that he keep it that way.