“I Said What I Said”: Tom Cruise Talks About His Audio Yelling At The ‘Mission: Impossible 7’ Team For Not Respecting COVID-19 Rules.
At the end of last year, Tom Cruise starred in one of the most viral news of the moment when an audio of the set of ‘Mission: Impossible 7’ was leaked where he threw a fit of tremendous anger at workers due to COVID regulations. Now the actor has broken his silence.
The production of ‘ Mission: Impossible 7 ‘ has not been easy at all, and after having had to paralyze twice due to the coronavirus, the stakes were high.
The tensions were inevitable and more for its protagonist and producer, Tom Cruise, who felt responsible. Thus, leaked audio ended up going viral last December in which Cruise shouted at the team apparently for not respecting the necessary safety regulations to prevent COVID-19, you can see everything he said here.
Now, the film has been able to continue its difficult filming and its premiere is scheduled for May 2022, and Tom Cruise has opened up about the incident in a report with Empire Magazine.
“I said what I said, “he says. “There was a lot at stake at that point,” justifies the star.
However, Cruise also makes it clear to the media that at that time he was not yelling at “the whole team”, but asked them to leave the set to speak with a “select group” of people.
As the audio already made clear, Tom admits that “he was overcome with emotion” when he thought about the possibility that production would come to a standstill again and what would mean more delays for all the workers.
“All those emotions were going through my head. I was thinking about the people I work with and my industry. And for all of us, knowing that we had started to shoot a movie like that was a great relief,” he says.
“And here we are, we continue recording, ” he adds in a more animated tone. “I’m available for Zoom parties and children’s parties too!” He jokes to take the weight off the table.
Cruise’s behavior already sparked debate when the audio came out and it greatly divided fans and even other actors. Himself George Clooney ruled in respect with clear words that you see here.