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Tom Cruise threatens to sue biographer

The actor claims that Andrew Morton has hired an ex-gay porn star to dig into the former's private life.

india Updated: Feb 14, 2006 14:10 IST

Actor Tom Cruise is threatening to sue acclaimed biographer Andrew Morton after discovering thatMorton has hired a gay porn star to reveal more about his private life. reports that Morton has hired Los Angeles private investigator and former gay porn actor Paul Baressi to dig into speculations that Cruise is gay. Reportedly, Baressi has already given Morton letters from Cruise's attorney claiming that Cruise enjoyed a homosexual affair while shooting Eyes Wide Shut in Britain.

Cruise lawyer quickly responded and said: "I wrote a letter to Mr Morton back in November and said he obviously was entitled to write the book but 'make sure you check your facts'. If he tries to use my letter to create the impression that Mr Cruise did have a gay affair, we will certainly sue... because the story is false. Mr Cruise is not gay."

First Published: Feb 14, 2006 13:57 IST