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Cruises to boycott Oscars

entertainment Updated: Jan 11, 2011 02:18 IST

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Hollywood’s ‘it’ couple Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise have reportedly decided to boycott next month’s Oscars because they are miffed with actor Anne Hathaway who will be hosting the ceremony. The 28-year-old actor, who will be presenting the 83rd Academy Awards alongside 127 Hours actor James Franco, upset Holmes by mocking her on the US comedy show,

Saturday Night Live

, in November.


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star was guest-presenting the comedy show when she mimicked the 32-year-old actor in a sketch, speaking in heavy tones and constantly tucking her hair behind her ear.

“Tom and Katie don’t want to have to cross paths with Anne. They used to be friends and took Anne to a Tina Turner concert in 2008 when Anne split up from her boyfriend Raffaello Follieri,” said a source close to the couple.

“Katie feels they were really supportive at a difficult time so she feels let down that Anne took to national TV to make fun of her. Anne didn’t even warn her it was going to be on TV. The whole thing has left a sour taste,” added the source.