This is one pair we never expected to see! Lady Gaga Tom Cruise posed together in a series of loving — and unexpected — photos.
“Thank you for coming to the show last night,” the “Paparazzi” singer, 36, captioned the pictures she posted with the Mission: ImpossibleStar via Twitter on Monday May 2. “I love you my friend @tomcruise.”
Gaga, who is currently performing shows at the Dolby Theatre in Las Vegas for her residency, kissed Cruise, now 59, on the cheek. He returned the favor in second image. The actors smiled contentedly. Risky BusinessThe Oscar winner smiled broadly at the star as he gave him a kiss. The “Bad Romance” artist, for her part, closed her eyes and beamed during her peck from Cruise.
Their friendship, though it may seem surprising, has been a lifelong bond. Top Gun: MaverickThe upcoming Top GunThey both continued to work on the sequel.
The Rain ManStar reprises his role in the action film as Maverick, a top-tier pilot. The “Born This Way” singer wrote the song “Hold My Hand” for the soundtrack.
“Can’t wait for you to hold my hand 🎵,” the official Top Gun: Maverick Twitter handle replied to Gaga’s photos with Cruise.
Even before uploading the images with Eyes Wide Shut actor, Lady Gaga had been hyping up the film — and Cruise — for weeks.
On Saturday, April 28, she shared the movie’s trailer on Twitter, writing, “Here we go Tom 🤝 so proud to be a part of this.”
She told fans: “You’re gonna love this movie its outrageously brave, breathtaking and filled with heart. Plus I can’t wait for you to hear the song and music I wrote/produced for it! ‘Hold My Hand’ #TopGun.”
The Grammy winner had just announced the song via Twitter the day before. Twitter noted she was “so grateful” for “Tom, [composer] Hans [Zimmer] and [director] Joe [Kosinski] for this opportunity,” calling it “a beautiful experience working with them.”
Gaga further explained that the song has “multiple layers … spanned across the film’s heart, my own psyche, and the nature of the world we’ve been living in.” She elaborated: I wanted to make music into a song where we share our deep need to both be understood and try to understand each other — a longing to be close when we feel so far away and an ability to celebrate life’s heroes.”
“Hold My Hand” drops Wednesday, May 3, while Top Gun: MaverickFriday, May 27: Fly into Theaters