Tom Cruise Told Me to ‘Stop Being Such a P—y’ on Set

Emily Blunt Recalls Tom Cruise Telling Her to 'Stop Being Such a P—sy'

Emily Blunt and Tom Cruise.
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Emily’s not the one one who’s Blunt! The A Quiet Place actress recalled Tom Cruise’s alleged no-holds-barred directive to her on set of the 2014 action-thriller Fringe of Tomorrow.

“It was my first foray into motion, and as Tom stated, reasonably unreassuringly after we began it, he goes, ‘That is the deep finish of motion for me,’” Blunt, 39, revealed on an episode of the “SmartLess” podcast that dropped Monday, December 12. “And I used to be like, ‘In case you’re saying that, then we’re in bother.’”

The actress defined to cohosts Will Arnett, Sean Hayes and Jason Bateman that they “needed to put on these actually monumental robotic fits” — which weighed “like 85 kilos.”

“It was so heavy that the primary time I put it on, I simply began to cry. I simply began to cry in entrance of Tom. He simply stared at me and was like, ‘I do know, I do know,’” Blunt remembered, imitating her personal blubbering. “And I used to be like, ‘Tom, I’m unsure how I’m going to get via this shoot,’ and I began to cry. I used to be like, ‘I’m simply feeling a bit panicky about the entire shoot.’”

The 60-year-old Mission Unimaginable actor, nevertheless, wanted his costar to get it collectively. “He actually goes — he stared at me for a very long time not understanding what to do — and he goes, ‘Come on, cease being such a p—y, OK?’” Blunt laughed, including that Cruise’s recommendation allowed them to get “via it.”

Nonetheless, because the Satan Wears Prada actress recalled in a 2020 interview with Conan O’Brien, there was a second on set the place she “virtually killed” the High Gun star whereas driving a automobile throughout a very intense motion sequence.

“I tear down this half and Tom’s being very quiet behind me I hear him underneath his breath as I strategy the right-hand flip, going ‘Brake, brake, brake. Brake. Brake, brake, brake … Oh God. Brake, brake, brake. Brake it laborious! Brake laborious!’” the British actress shared on the time, including “I left it too late, and so drove us right into a tree … I virtually killed Tom Cruise.’”

Along with her Fringe of Tomorrow anecdotes, Blunt hadn’t precisely been refined when discussing her ideas about Cruise’s profession years earlier than they filmed the 2014 film.

In a 2005 interview with The Telegraph, the Jungle Cruise actress claimed that she’d reasonably be a poor actress than work “as a spear service in a Tom Cruise film.”

9 years later, when doing press for Fringe of Tomorrow, Blunt was compelled to confront her previous feedback whereas speaking to the identical outlet. Whereas at first, she didn’t imagine she ever made the remarks — “I by no means stated that! What an terrible factor to say,” she insisted on the time — she finally needed to concede when proven the precise interview.

“That’s so humorous,” she laughed, quipping, “Effectively, not less than I’m not a spear service.”