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Tom Cruise Back to Form in American Made

The action star is 'at his best,' critics say

(Newser) - Tom Cruise lends his star power to Doug Liman's American Made , which tells the true story of TWA pilot Barry Seal, who was recruited to work for the CIA before he decided he'd have better luck raking in cash through dirty dealings like arms dealing, drug trafficking, and... More »

Families Blame Tom Cruise for Deadly Plane Crash

They're suing over American Made crash

(Newser) - Tom Cruise and American Made director Doug Liman are partly to blame for a plane crash that killed two pilots during filming in Colombia, according to a lawsuit from the pilots' families. The families blame Cruise and Liman for deciding to make a "high-risk, action-packed motion picture" and say... More »

Universal Kicks Off New Franchise With a Bomb

The Mummy is 'a monster fail,' say critics

(Newser) - The Mummy marks a return to the past and a nod to the future for Universal: Taking inspiration from its 1932 and 1999 films of the same name, it's the first installment of a new "Dark Universe" franchise that is set to include flicks like Jekyll & Hyde ... More »

Tom Cruise Confirms Top Gun 2

Maverick will be back

(Newser) - Tom Cruise has confirmed he'll be in Top Gun 2, and while there aren't many 54-year-old Navy fighter pilots in the real world, Maverick is unlikely to spend the film on desk duty. Cruise told Aussie interviewers Tuesday he'll be appearing in a sequel to 1986's... More »

Tom Cruise's Mom Dies at 80

Special education teacher Mary Lee South always said her son had a 'God-given talent'

(Newser) - The person Tom Cruise considered his No. 1 fan has died. The actor's mom, Mary Lee South, passed away last week in her sleep at the age of 80, People reports. Cruise's rep confirmed her death to ET.com . A memorial service attended by the actor and his... More »

A Better Title: Jack Reacher: Never Come Back

Flick is dull and full of cliches, say critics

(Newser) - Jack Reacher is back in Never Go Back, the second installment in the Tom Cruise-led action series based on Lee Child's books. Though audiences seem generally pleased, per Rotten Tomatoes , critics seem to hate it almost as much as they hate the movie's title. Here's what they'... More »

10 Stars Who've Saved Lives—for Real

Some have saved multiple lives

(Newser) - Some actors do more than just play action heroes on screen— The Stir rounds up stars who are action heroes in real life. Here are 10 who likely saved lives:
  1. Mark Harmon: The NCIS star saw a car crash and catch on fire in 1996, and broke the window with
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Remini's 5 Strangest Claims About Tom Cruise's Wedding

Including Suri Cruise being treated very oddly

(Newser) - During her 20/20 interview Friday, Leah Remini revealed that it was at Tom Cruise's 2006 wedding to Katie Holmes that she first began to seriously doubt Scientology. And now the New York Daily News has published excerpts from Remini's Scientology exposé Troublemaker , out tomorrow, in which she discusses... More »

Tom Cruise Close to Quitting Scientology: Report

'Tearful' phone call makes it possible, says Star source

(Newser) - Tom Cruise, leaving Scientology? Thank his daughter Suri if it happens: Citing an article that links to Star magazine, Gawker reports that Cruise is edging toward leaving the Church of Scientology after a tearful phone call with Suri. "She was going on and on about her ballet class and... More »

11 Celeb Secrets Dished by the Household Help

Including more than you wanted to know about Ryan Gosling's bathroom habits

(Newser) - Having a housekeeper or an assistant is apparently dangerous business in Hollywood: Radar rounds up 26 famous employers who've had their secrets dished by such employees.
  • Christina Aguilera: A few years back, staffers revealed that they were constantly picking up maid and nurse costumes off the floor, because Aguilera
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5 Worst Celebrity Kissers

Kissing Tom Cruise isn't necessarily fun

(Newser) - It must be fun to be an actor, always getting to kiss other hot celebrities in movies, right? Well ... not necessarily. OK! rounds up 10 of the worst celebrity kissers:
  • Kate Hudson: Dane Cook called her his worst on-screen kiss, saying that while filming My Best Friend's Girl, "
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7 Stars Attacked on the Red Carpet

More than half of them by prankster Vitalii Sediuk

(Newser) - Last month, Kim Kardashian was attacked on the red carpet at Paris Fashion Week—notorious prankster Vitalii Sediuk grabbed her legs as she exited her vehicle, pulling her to the ground, the Independent reports. "I hope Kim is OK and won't be mad at me," the former... More »

8 Celebs Who've Visited Sex Clubs

Even the rich and famous sometimes can't resist a good den of iniquity

(Newser) - It seems almost every star in Hollywood has been photographed stumbling out of a nightclub at one point during his or her career, but, if rumors (and press interviews) can be believed, some A-listers don't have any qualms about hanging out at sex clubs either. Below are eight celebrities... More »

5 Stars Whose Perfect Teeth Are Fake

They're not all born with a camera-ready smile

(Newser) - Jealous of those perfectly straight, pearly whites you're faced with every time you look at the grocery store magazine rack? Well, no need to feel so bad about your own less-than-sparkling smile: Turns out many celebrities fake their way to perfect chompers. SheFinds rounds up a dozen:
  • Hilary Duff
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These Might Be the World's 10 Richest Actors

According to Singapore-based website Wealth-X

(FOX News Magazine) - According to data from Singapore-based website Wealth-X, Jerry Seinfeld is the world's richest actor with a fortune of around $820 million dollars. Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan comes in second with $600 million, and Tom Cruise, at $480 million, rounds out the top three. It's not entirely clear... More »

5 Most Bizarre Celeb Beauty Treatments

Stem cells and bird poop and kitty litter, oh my!

(Newser) - To prepare for her wedding extravaganza , Kim Kardashian got a $550 stem cell facial. No, it's not quite as icky as it sounds, but it is weird—the vegan stem cell serum that's applied to the face during the treatment uses cells from a marine plant, Us reports.... More »

7 Crazy Over-the-Top Celebrity Weddings

Including some even more expensive than the Kimye nuptials

(Newser) - Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's wedding was certainly over-the-top: It cost an estimated $2.8 million , but what do you expect when you're flying your guests from Paris to Florence via private jet, hiring Andrea Bocelli to sing, holding your rehearsal dinner at the Palace of Versailles, and... More »

11 Insane Celeb Conspiracy Theories

Yes, there are people on Planet Earth who apparently believe these

(Newser) - Conspiracy theories are not just limited to the worlds of science and politics: Radar rounds up 20 of the wackiest conspiracy theories ... in Hollywood. And yes, all of them are real (in some minds):
  • OJ Simpson, not Robert Kardashian, is Khloe Kardashian's real dad.
  • Siblings Michael and LaToya Jackson
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11 Stars With Secret Skills

Including Willie Nelson, who just got his black belt

(Newser) - When you think of Willie Nelson, "country singer" and " r ampant pot smoker " are the two descriptions that first come to mind. But now you can add "black belt" to that list. It seems Nelson, who turns 81 this week, has a not-very-well-known love of martial... More »

11 Celeb Breakups That Shocked Us

Sometimes you don't see it coming

(Newser) - Some celebrity splits come after months and months of troubling rumors , but others seem to come out of the blue. Here are examples of the latter variety:
  • We were so distracted with tales of Gwyneth Paltrow's epic battle with Vanity Fair , we were blindsided when she " consciously uncoupled
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