CLAIM: Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes to Skip Oscars Because of Anne Hathaway

Truth rating: 2

By Michael Lewittes


Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes may boycott next month’s Oscars ceremony because they don’t want an awkward red carpet confrontation with the host, Anne Hathaway,” begins a story in the Daily Mail that got picked up by numerous outlets.

The reason? According to the tab, the couple is upset over a “Saturday Night Live” sketch from November in which Hathaway did a cutting impression of Holmes.

“The whole thing has left a sour taste with Tom,” a so-called “source” tells the Daily Mail. As a result, says the source, “Tom and Katie don’t want to have to cross paths with Anne” at the Academy Awards.

Interesting, but… Completely “ridiculous,” says a source close to the couple, who explains that “no one knows,” at this point, who will and won’t be at the Oscars because “nominations haven’t been announced” – and, to an extent, it’s the nominations “which dictate the presenters.”

Gossip Cop‘s impeccable source adds if Cruise isn’t at the Academy Awards, it’s because “he is shooting a film that has to wrap,” and not because of an SNL skit. Come on people, move on , the Daily Mail have stooped to a new low. There’s nothing to see here.

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