Supporters of the Tom Cruise COVID-19 controversy know it’s been a tough week for the actor. A leaked audio recording featured the Some good men alum who yelled at his staff for not following COVID-19 guidelines, and a new report today revealed that Mr. Cruise left on an early Christmas break.
The Sun reported on Thursday that Tom had finished filming on Friday and is heading to Miami on a private jet to spend some nice family time with his son, Connor.
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An insider speaking with The Sun claimed the whole situation was difficult for Tom, who was just trying to get the movie to go through.
Mission Impossible 7 had already faced a number of difficult situations this year, including when more than a dozen crew members tested positive for COVID-19 while in Italy. It sparked an emergency call between the director of the film and Tom asking executives to figure out how to proceed.
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According to the insider who spoke to The Sun, it was a challenge to keep the production running for as long as possible for Tom and the cast and crew. Christmas couldn’t come soon enough because it was really stressful for everyone.
In case you missed it Tom Cruise was in trouble this week when he yelled at crew members for being too close to each other. The actor shouted it out because he did not adhere to the COVID-19 guidelines.
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Five staff members have reportedly been resigned as a result of the eruption. Additionally, sources have claimed that Tom has been adamant about making sure the movie continues filming, so much so that he even took things on a number of times.
For example, Tom personally paid for a cruise chip for staff self-isolation purposes when some of them tested positive for the virus. The insider said Tom’s main goal right now is to make sure Mission Impossible continues filming and there are no more delays that would cost the studios even more money.