We are just learning today that the mother of actor Tom Cruise, Mary Lee South, died last week. She was 80.
TMZ is reporting, South passed away in her sleep after battling a long illness. Tom, 54, and his three sisters were at her service held this weekend at her local Church of Scientology. Tom’s three sisters, Lee Ann DeVette, 57, Cass Mapother, 55, and Marian Henry, 52.
Also at the service were several close friends and family members. Mary Lee was last seen in Clearwater, Florida in 2016 using a walker and looking thinner than usual. Before that, she had not been seen since 2010. Mary split from Tom’s father, Thomas Cruise Mapother III, in 1974 and went on to marry John ‘Jack’ South in 1978, when Tom was 16. Continue reading →
Have you ever seen the movie “Tropic Thunder”? If not, maybe you saw Tom Cruise on the MTV Awards this year, dressed like a half-bald, overweight a-hole producer type of guy. If you saw both like me, then you know all about Tom Cruise dressing in a fat suit, and dancing like a rich and old fat white guy.
Apparently either Cruise is so into this character he plays sometimes, “Les Grossman”, or he thinks everyone else in the world is so into the character, that Les Grossman is getting his own movie! That’s right, Ben Stiller, Stuart Cornfield, Michael Bacall and Cruise himself, are all pulling the production strings together to make the movie. Paramount Pictures and MTV are also on board to fund and house the production.
Ben Stiller says that the Les Grossman movie will be about “Les Grossman’s life story” and it is “an inspiring tale of the classic human struggle to achieve greatness against all odds.” Stiller then finishes, “and I am honored to be working with him [Cruise].”