Praise Xenu, The 15 Weirdest Things About Tom Cruise

Praise Xenu, The 15 Weirdest Things About Tom Cruise

Ever since his meteoric rise to stardom after 1988’s Cocktail, the world just cannot get enough Tom Cruise. But little is known about the man, so we wanted to compile a list of facts to paint a clearer picture of the enigmatic star. For example, the same year he starred in Cocktail, he also starred in a charming indie flick Rain Man. What’s more, as an elder statesman of a small religious sect based in Los Angeles, Cruise claims to be able to heal people, Jedi-style, without touching them. Similarly, he’s claimed to have found the cure for depression (spoiler alert: it isn’t antidepressants). He also divorced all three of his ex-wives at the exact same age! The man has lived a life! Professionally, you can find him in dozens of rom coms, but you won’t find him in any video games – and there’s only been one action figure made in his likeness. Read on for more insight into the reclusive character.

НЕ STARRED IN BOTH THE BEST AND WORST MOVIES OF 1988 CRACKED.COM In 1988, Cruise starred in the Academy Award Best Picture winner, Rain Man, playing an LA yuppie that forces his special needs brother to help him gamble the inheritance left to him by their estranged father. Cruise also starred in the Razzie Worst Picture winner, Cocktail, about a bartender that goes from NYC to Jamaica and falls in love. Wait, that's the worse movie?

Source: IMDB 

НЕ LIKES TO PLAY HIDE-AND-SEEK CRACKED.COM As it was revealed in Leah Remini's book, Troublemaker, Cruise suggested he and other grown adults engage in some schoolyard tomfoolery. At first I thought he was joking, Remini says, but no, he literally wanted to play hide-and-seek with a bunch of grown-ups in what was probably close to a 7,000-square-foot house on almost three full acres of secluded land.

Source: Vulture 

HIS BODY IS BIZARRELY EFFICIENT GRACKED.COM Thandie Newton, who worked with Cruise in Interview With The Vampire and Mission Impossible 2, recalls seeing a zit form on the actor's nose in the span of a few hours. I remember at the beginning of the night, she says, seeing this slight red mark on his nose, and by the end of the night, I kid you not - this is how his metabolism is so fierce - he had a big whitehead where that red dot was.

Source: IGN 

НЕ THWARTED A MUGGING IN LONDON CRACKED.COM In 1998, Cruise heard screams coming from his neighbor in London. The woman was being mugged as she exited her car, with the thieves taking $150,000 worth of jewelry. Along with his bodyguards, Cruise chased down the criminals and recovered the plundered goods. The moral of the story is to walk around with no more than $100k in rubies and diamonds.

Source: AP News 

НЕ MEMORIZED SOUL TRAIN DANCE MOVES AS A KID SILV GRACKED COM After noticing other kids using their dance skills to attract ladies, Cruise set out to memorize the routines he saw on the Soul Train TV show. Maybe it's not strictly weird that he would do this, rather that it apparently worked on the 9 year old girls of Beacon Hill, Ottawa.

Source: IFC 

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