July is a slow month for gossip, and The National Enquirer knows that stories implying that Tom Cruise is gay sell lots of magazines, so they revisit the subject as often as possible. This time around they’re grasping at straws by quoting The New York Times. The newspaper reviewed a book called “The Actress” and surmised that a main character – a closeted gay actor – was based on Tom Cruise. Naturally, they assume that Tom is upset over the whole thing. Indeed, Tom has always taken legal action against gay accusations and won. The fact is HE IS NOT GAY! (Not that there’s anything wrong with that.) Yes, he’s a Scientologist and he’s had three unsuccessful marriages, but there has never been a scrap of genuine evidence that he is gay. He’s a decent guy, a little uncomfortable with women, and sometimes socially awkward, but he is straight. Isn’t picking on him for being a Scientologist ENOUGH?
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“Edge of Tomorrow” may have fizzled in the USA, but Japanese fans are still crazy for Tom Cruise. He’s promoting the movie, and seemed very touched by the warm reception he got there. Tom DOES look a little different. His smile isn’t as flashy, his face is a bit rounder and his hair isn’t so black. He actually looks more like a normal person than a superhero movie star.
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Tom Cruise flashed a confident smile at paparazzi in London as he was leaving a place called Chiltern Firehouse. One naughty paparazzi noted that Tom looked a tad taller than usual and shot a close-up of Tom’s high heel boots. A very expensive men’s store in Beverly Hills provides Tom with height enhancing built-op footwear.
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We came across this photo of Tom Cruise early in his career with awful teeth, and it reminded us of a story. A dentist who treated Tom told us that it was a huge event when Tom had anything done to his teeth like a new veneer or whatever. Tom and his entourage would come to the office after hours and Tom even brought a lighting technician who set up studio quality lighting so everyone could see EXACTLY how his smile looked on camera and that the tooth color matched perfectly.
Mad Men star Elisabeth Moss would make a perfect wife for Tom Cruise- according the National Enquirer. And they might be right. Moss 31, is 20 years younger than Cruise and that’s the way he likes it. Most important of all, she is a Scientologist so he wouldn’t have to twist her arm to join the so-called “religion.” Tom’s last two marriages collapsed because his wives- Nicole Kidman and Katie Holmes – didn’t want to commit to Scientology. Certainly the Scientology leaders would be thrilled if Tom and Elisabeth became a Hollywood power couple. Tom hasn’t been lucky in love lately – he even goes to clubs with his DJ son Connor in hopes of meeting someone. Why doesn’t somebody fix Tom up with Elisabeth?
(Above, Elisabeth and Jon Hamm in Mad Men)
For the last six months, In Touch magazine has been trumpeting that Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx are secretly dating. Jamie is a good friend of Katie’s ex-husband Tom Cruise and credits Tom for boosting his career. The magazine continues to promote this totally fake story as their exclusive scoop because Katie and Jamie can’t be bothered to address it. (Katie is not even Jamie’s “type” – if you know what we mean) They are simply friends. Think about it – would either Katie or Jamie risk offending Tom by having an affair? You don’t date your powerful ex-husband’s friend OR the person who helped your career. It’s completely out of character for Katie and we wish In Touch would stop beating this dead horse of a story. (Above, Tom and Jamie costarring in “Collateral”)
Tom Cruise DID play a fat, balding Jewish studio executive named Les Grossman in Tropic Thunder long before Christian Bale assumed the role of the eerily similar Irving Rosenfeld in American Hustle. Five years ago, in fact. Tom’s character Les was exceedingly vulgar, and besides wearing a fat suit and bald cap, Cruise had chest hair glued under the gold chains revealed by his unbuttoned shirt. Christian actually GAINED the extra weight and shaved his own hair for the comb-over. He went the extra mile because he had the leading role in HIS movie and Cruise’s part was a cameo. But the transformation brought them both a lot of favorable attention so they made smart choices.
It’s nice to know that Tom Cruise’s daughter Isabella is making a life for herself. For awhile she was adrift, dabbling in art, but with a Scientology education she wasn’t prepared for any kind of traditional work. She was living downtown in Los Angeles with her boyfriend but now she has moved to England where she’s studying art and apparently thriving. Like many English girls she gets a kick out of changing her hair color frequently – hers has been green, platinum and orange this year. Her brother Connor, a successful DJ, is loving and supportive of his sister- her tweeted his affection for her on her 21st birthday which they celebrated at Disney World, The top photo is Connor and Isabella, and the bottom is Isabella with a buzz cut on a roller coaster.
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Tom Cruise has agreed to play car designer Carroll Shelby in the racing movie “Go Like Hell” – it’s the story of the competition between the Ford Motor Company and Italian sports car designer Enzo Ferrari which peaked at the 1966 Le Mans race. Brad expressed interest in the project before Tom signed on. Brad’s last acting experience with Tom was in 1994 when they costarred in Anne Rice’s “Interview With The Vampire” (photo above) and Brad described it as a “miserable experience” but not necessarily because of Tom. Brad was quoted at the time as saying he and Tom were “like North pole and South pole” (opposites) and that Tom was “always coming at you with a handshake.” We remember writing that Tom requested a box to stand on so he’d look as tall as Brad in their scenes together. Pairing them up again after all these years could be QUITE interesting…
Nice to hear that the revolt against Scientology is not slowing down. We’ve always known about how ordinary members were recruited into doing slave labor for celebrity members – especially their prize member Tom Cruise. Now fifteen former Scientologists have made specific accusations and filed affidavits describing their ‘forced labor” for Cruise. David Miscavige manipulated vulnerable members into doing home renovations, auto repair, household work, and assistant tasks to keep Tom happy. The funny part is he insisted that the workers (some worked as nannies or cooks) report back to him about everything that went on at Tom’s house. So Tom was also being spied upon! Wonder if Kirstie Alley gets all those perks…