Tom Cruise is Gay

Tom Cruise is one of the most powerful names in the film industry, Forbes lists him as one of the world’s most powerful celebrities, and according to Andrew Morton, Author of Tom Cruise: The Unauthorized Biography, Tom Cruise is the second most powerful member of the religion known as “Scientology,” having been appointed second in command of the Church of Scientology by its leader David Miscavige. While Tom Cruise is one of the most powerful figures in the film industry and one of the most powerful Scientologists on the planet, he is also the subject of numerous rumors and he has been at the center of several lawsuits pertaining to rumors and contracts. One of the rumors that seems to persist is the rumor that Tom Cruise is gay.

Rumors claiming that Tom Cruise is gay have persisted for more than a decade, but the actor along with all other parties involved in the rumors, have denied all claims. Tom Cruise is currently married to actress Katie Holmes and they have a daughter, Suri Cruise, born April 18, 2006.

The following is a list of suits or near suits pertaining to Tom Cruise gay rumors.

·Tom Cruise sued Michael Davis, publisher of Bold Magazine, who claimed to have a video that would prove Tom Cruise is gay. In exchange for a public statement by Davis that said the video was not of Tom Cruise and that Mr. Cruise was heterosexual, the suit was dropped.

·David Ehrenstein published the book, “Open Secret: Gay Hollywood 1928-1998.” In the book, Ehrenstein discussed Cruise’s “appeal” to both men and women. Tom Cruise’s lawyers threaten to sue Mr. Ehrenstein.

·1998: The Daily Express newspaper, a British tabloid, claimed that Tom Cruise’s marriage to actress Nicole Kidman was a sham to cover up Tom Cruise’s homosexuality. Tom Cruise sued the British Tabloid.

·May 2001: Tom Cruise filed a lawsuit against gay porn actor Chad Slater (aka Kyle Bradford). Mr. Slater allegedly told Actustar (a celebrity magazine) that he had an affair with Tom Cruise. Both actors denied all claims. In August 2001, Mr. Slater was ordered to pay $10 million to Tom Cruise in damages after Slater stated that he could not afford to defend himself against the suit. If he could not defend himself, he would be in default.

FYI: Tom Cruise has been in the movie industry for more than 27 years and he is considered one of the top 100 movie stars of all times. To read his biography and filmography, check it out here at AllAboutCruisesandMore. You can also visit Tom Cruise’s official website.

Below is a list of Tom Cruise’s film credits, award nominations, box office sales, and salaries.

Tom Cruise Films 1980-1990

Taps (1981)
Endless Love (1981)
Risky Business (1983)
The Outsiders (1983)
Losin’ It (1983)
All the Right Moves (1983)
Legend (1985)
The Color of Money (1986)
Top Gun (1986)
Cocktail (1988)
Rain Man (1988)
Born on the Fourth of July (1989)

Tom Cruise Films 1990-2000

Days of Thunder (1990)
A Few Good Men (1992)
Far and Away (1992)
The Firm (1993)
Interview with the Vampire (1994)
Mission: Impossible (1996)
Jerry Maguire (1996)
Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
Magnolia (1999)

Tom Cruise Films 2000-2006

Mission: Impossible II (2000)
Vanilla Sky (2001)
Minority Report (2002)
The Last Samurai (2003)
Collateral (2004)
War of the Worlds (2005)
Mission: Impossible III (2006)

Tom Cruise Oscar Nominations

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Year Nominated: 2000
For: Magnolia (1999)

Best Actor
Year Nominated: 1997
For: Jerry Maguire (1996)

Best Actor
Year Nominated: 1990
For: Born on the Fourth of July (1989)

Tom Cruise Golden Globe Nominations and Wins

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Year Nominated: 2000
Won For: Magnolia (1999)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy/Musical
Year Nominated: 1997
Won For: Jerry Maguire (1996)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama
Year Nominated: 1993
For: A Few Good Men (1992)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama
Year Nominated: 1990
Won For: Born on the Fourth of July (1989)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy/Musical
Year Nominated: 1984
For: Risky Business (1983)

Tom Cruise Salaries for Top Films

War of the Worlds (2005) (20% profit participation)
The Last Samurai (2003) $25,000,000 + % of profits
Minority Report (2002) $25,000,000+
Vanilla Sky (2001) $20,000,000 + 30% of Profits
Mission: Impossible II (2000) $75,000,000 (gross participation)
Eyes Wide Shut (1999) $20,000,000
Jerry Maguire (1996) $20,000,000 against 15%
Mission: Impossible (1996) $70,000,000 (gross participation)
Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994) $15,000,000
Far and Away (1992) $13,000,000
Rain Man (1988) $3,000,000+% of gross
Top Gun (1986) $2,000,000
Risky Business (1983) $75,000

Domestic Box Office Sales for Tom Cruise Movies

Mission: Impossible III (2006) $133,501,348
War of the Worlds (2005) $234,277,056
Collateral (2004) $100,170,152
The Last Samurai (2003) $111,110,575
Minority Report (2002) $132,014,112
Vanilla Sky (2001) $100,614,858
Mission: Impossible II (2000) $215,397,000
Magnolia (1999) $22,450,000
Eyes Wide Shut (1999) $55,637,000
Jerry Maguire (1996) $158,047,411
Mission: Impossible (1996) $180,965,000
Interview with the Vampire (1994) $105,264,000
The Firm (1993) $158,300,000
Far and Away (1992) $58,883,000
A Few Good Men (1992) $141,340,000
Days of Thunder (1990) $82,700,000
Born on the Fourth of July (1989) $70,001,000
Rain Man (1988) $172,800,000
Cocktail (1988) $78,200,000
Top Gun (1986) $176,800,000
The Color of Money (1986) $52,293,000
Legend (1985) $15,502,000
Risky Business (1983) $63,500,000
The Outsiders (1983) $25,600,000
Losin’ It (1983) N/A
All the Right Moves (1983) $17,200,000
Endless Love (1981) $33,000,000
Taps (1981) $30,273,559

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