A LAWYER for actor Tom Cruise (pictured) has dismissed as “tired old lies” a magazine report claiming that the Church of Scientology had auditioned candidates to become a girlfriend for the star.
Report by AFP
Vanity Fair quoted sources as saying the controversial church –– of which Cruise is the most high-profile member –– tested actresses as potential brides in 2004, after his divorce from fellow movie actor Nicole Kidman.
The report included details of a failed match with an Iranian-born actress, who was allegedly dismissed after failing to show enough public affection for the Hollywood A-lister and Mission Impossible star.
But Cruise’s lawyer Bert Fields dismissed the allegations. “Vanity Fair’s story is essentially a rehash of tired old lies previously run in the supermarket tabloids, quoting the same bogus ‘sources’.
“It’s long, boring and false,” he added.
Cruise’s wife Katie Holmes announced on June 28 that she was filing for divorce to end her five-year marriage to Cruise, who was reportedly taken completely by surprise by the bombshell.
The auditing –– a standard Scientology process ––involved her having to reveal her innermost secrets and every detail of her sex life.