‘He’s a certified psychopath’: Tom Cruise’s latest revelation that he knowingly cut off a passenger’s oxygen on a flight has fans worried
Tom Cruise is one of the most popular actors in the world. He was recently honored after his movie, Top Gun Maverick, smashed the box office after earning $620 million in the United States and $1.24 billion at the worldwide box office. The star is also one of the highest paid actors in the world, with a salary of $100 million. However, his notoriety is not enough to hide his dark past.
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Tom Cruise once turned off a man’s oxygen while flying at high altitude
Controversies often surround the actor, and in 1999, the actor shared an incident that left fans wondering if he was okay. During an appearance on Late Late Show with David Letterman, the actor shared an incident in which he admitted to turning off a passenger’s oxygen mask while flying at high altitude due to lack of oxygen in the plane. The actor said,
“Once we were flying to Colorado and I was flying the plane. We had to keep going with oxygen, and the winds were better at a higher altitude, so we went up and I realized we couldn’t stay at this altitude if I had to descend because I didn’t have enough oxygen I had a passenger in the back so we figured you know me and the co-pilot only if we cut off the oxygen from the guy in the back, we could do it at that altitude.
Tom Cruise Laughs Hysterically as He Tells the Story of Putting a Man in a Dangerous Situation
The actor showed no signs of remorse as he recounted the incident. In fact, he continued to laugh hysterically while telling the rest of the story.
Asked what happened to the man, the actor said:
“He was very calm and he fell asleep. He fell asleep. He slept the whole trip.
“He said, ‘my hands are tingling, I slept the whole way. Must have the way I was going to bed,'” the actor added of the man’s reaction after waking up.
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David Letterman called out Tom Cruise’s actions
The actor’s decision was criticized by the Late Late Show host, who said:
“Looking at it from another side, isn’t that an attempted homicide? You just cut off a guy’s oxygen. You’re lucky you’re not serving your sentence, for God’s sake.
However, the actor remained unfazed and continued to laugh at the incident despite the seriousness of the situation.