The wedding between Tom Cruise, 60, and Nicole Kidman, 55, has been over for thus lengthy—the pair divorced in 2001—that it may be simple to neglect it ever occurred, not to mention that they adopted two youngsters collectively, Connor Cruise, 28, and Isabella, 30.
However as the 2 youngsters have cropped up within the information over time, followers haven’t solely been given a reminder of Cruise and Kidman’s previous, however they’ve additionally seen that Connor Cruise seems suspiciously like his supposedly adoptive dad… sufficient to depart some questioning if there’s extra to the story.
Is Tom Cruise really his son Connor Cruise’s organic father?
That is the query some followers are asking after seeing newer images of the daddy and son side-by-side.
Kidman and Cruise married in 1989 after a whirlwind romance on the set of the movie “Days of Thunder,” and Kidman quickly grew to become pregnant. However she suffered an ectopic being pregnant, and the trauma of the expertise is claimed to have pushed the couple to undertake Isabella in 1992 and Connor in 1995. However some followers assume there’s extra to the story than what’s beforehand been informed.
Followers assume Tom Cruise and Connor Cruise share facial options that point out Connor might not have been adopted.
All of it started with a Twitter thread begun by ESPN journalist Jemele Hill, who posited that Tom Cruise often is the “best actor ever,” asking fellow tweeters “am I tripping?” Hill acquired no scarcity of blowback, and she or he later clarified she meant the best “film star” of all time.
One individual agreed together with her on the entire “best actor ever” factor, although—simply not on the premise of his motion pictures.
Quite, it was on the premise that Cruise has supposedly stored up the ruse of being Connor’s adopted dad all these years, for which he mentioned the “man deserves each award possible.”
At first blush, this looks as if simply idle superstar gossip. However when one other Twitter person posted a handful of images of Connor and Cruise side-by-side?
Nicely, the resemblance is form of onerous to overlook—and a few felt prefer it did not cease simply at Connor and Tom, both. Some thought Connor, Tom and Cruise’s daughter with second ex-wife Katie Holmes, Suri Cruise, 16, all have comparable eyes and smiles. Once you take a look at the three side-by-side, the resemblance actually does turn out to be uncanny.
Granted, the similarities between Suri and Tom Cruise are extra pronounced than with Connor. However nonetheless… you’ll be able to’t assist however discover that each apples appear to not have fallen terribly removed from the ol’ tree.
It has been speculated that Scientology is overlaying up the truth that Cruise is Connor’s organic father.
There’s little onerous proof to again it up, however some followers are satisfied that that is yet one more story of the Church of Scientology’s overreach and theorized that Connor’s true parentage is being lined up by Cruise and the Church as a result of he’s “too embarrassed to say his Black son,” as one Twitter user put it.
“Mother might be within the cult too,” another tweeter theorized, “however he has the cash, fame, and so on so he bought the child.” Another person commenting on the situation reported that “many people within the Black group have suspected… for ages” that Tom Cruise is definitely Connor Cruise’s organic father, and that the adoption story was to “save face.”
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The Church of Scientology is alleged to have a checkered previous in the case of racism. The Church itself claims to be explicitly on the facet of human rights on its web site. However the faith’s founder L. Ron Hubbard was mentioned to be explicitly in assist of the previous white supremacist regime in South Africa and its segregationist coverage of apartheid. (The Church has a unique tackle Hubbard’s stance.)
After all, in the long run, that is all hypothesis, however Cruise’s youngsters have been on the heart of many wild tales—from his alleged estrangement from Suri; to Connor and Isabella’s supposed refusal to name Nicole Kidman “mother;” and their reported designation of her as a “suppressive individual” apostate inside the Church of Scientology.
The one individuals who will ever know the reality behind Cruise, Kidman and their youngsters are the celebs and their youngsters themselves. However this actually would not be the weirdest story to ever come out about Tom Cruise, would it not?
The Church of Scientology has denied taking part in a job within the marriages and divorces between Cruise and Kidman, Cruise and Holmes, Connor and Isabella Cruise’s relationships with their dad and mom, and Suri Cruise’s relationship with Tom Cruise.
The Church of Scientology’s stances on most points could be discovered on its web site.
John Sundholm is a information and leisure author who covers popular culture, social justice and human curiosity matters.