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Judd Apatow mocks Tom Cruise’s top and Scientology in awards speech

Judd Apatow roasted Tom Cruise over his top throughout a monologue on the Administrators Guild Of America Awards.

The comic and producer hosted the ceremony on Saturday (February 18), the place he praised Prime Gun: Maverick for concealing Cruise’s 5 foot 7 top.

“The visible results in [Top Gun:] Maverick had been so top-notch I couldn’t even see the stack of telephone books Tom Cruise sat on to succeed in the flight controls,” Apatow mentioned.

“That’s why he’s at all times leaping out of tall buildings as a result of you may’t inform how quick he’s when he’s in a 100-storey constructing. That’s why when he’s standing on a wing of an airplane he’s at all times alone, he doesn’t need anybody there subsequent to him for scale.” The comic additionally took goal at Cruise’s incident on The Oprah Winfrey Present in 2005, the place he famously jumped up and down on the sofa.

“Bear in mind when Tom Cruise jumped up and down on a sofa and all of us thought, ‘what a lunatic’. And now he rides a motorbike off a cliff and BASE jumps and we’re all like, ‘Tom’s effective!’ Tom isn’t effective. One thing is mistaken with him. Somebody wants to clarify to him one thing referred to as CGI.”

Apatow added: “However each time he does one in all these new stunts, it does really feel like an advert for Scientology. I imply, is that in Dianetics? As a result of there’s nothing about leaping off a cliff within the Torah.”

Referring to the actor’s private life, Apatow mentioned: “The one factor he appears to be afraid of is co-parenting and antidepressants. I doubled my Prozac at present only for this. I doubled it! Do you suppose if Tom Cruise took antidepressants, he’d be like, ‘I’m not leaping out of a fucking cliff. I’m wealthy.’”

Whereas Cruise wasn’t current on the ceremony, Prime Gun: Maverick director Joseph Kosinski was seen unamused by Apatow’s jokes (through Selection).

Final month, Golden Globes 2023 host Jerrod Carmichael equally mocked Cruise over his involvement in Scientology. On the DGA Awards, directing duo Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert had been awarded the highest prize for All the things In all places All At As soon as, beating Prime Gun: Maverick, The Banshees Of Inisherin, The Fabelmans and Tár.

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