Tom Cruise Gives Graduation Speech at Santa Monica Acting Studio

by at .  Updated at . Comments

When students of the Joanne Baron/D.W. Brown Studio attended their graduation, they were treated to a speech by Tom Cruise.

It wasn't the Tom Cruise as pictured in the Edge of Tomorrow poster, or the Tom Cruise of recent Scientology drama (did you catch that whole Leah Remini Scientology dustup?), but rather a Tom Cruise that was funny and even relatable.

Telling stories of wanting to make his mom and sisters laugh and his experiences on the set of his first movie, Taps, this Tom Cruise is a guy that seems far removed from the Oprah couch jumper.

Watching the video I found myself laughing along at stories of a rookie Tom Cruise missing his mark, and nodding along with knowing exactly what it's like to not be able to afford "the real thing" and having to instead settle for a cheaper, sometimes inferior option. 

Sort of makes one wish this Tom Cruise made an appearance in public more often.

Tags: ,
Like Us On Facebook

More From The Hollywood Gossip

Where-we-are-trailer

One Direction Concert Movie: First Trailer!

The first trailer for the One Direction concert movie is here. Give it a look here.
The-rock-patty-cake

The Rock Plays Patty Cake With 2-Year-Old, Wins Internet Again

The Rock, in full Hercules attire, has won the Internet once again with this photo of himself playing patty cake with a toddler.
Adam-driver

Star Wars: Episode VII Plot Details Revealed?!

Star Wars Episode VII is still almost 18 months away, but today new information about the plot may have been revealed. It's got us more excited for the premiere than ever!
Transformers-sex-tape-sign

Movie Theater Inadvertently Advertises for Transformers Sex Tape

Sadly, a Transformers sex tape does not actually exist. But this movie theater just got us really excited for one.

Karen-de-la-carriere

Leah Remini was quoted in Huffington Post and New York Post as having had years of confessionals. She had the thought reform mind-control action called "Truth Rundown" being enforced on the hapless target.
I was in the *Church* for decades. I know of what I speak. I explain the Truth Rundown here ~~
Here's a short pithy video on what Leah endured ~~
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v...