Tom Cruise Smelling Superpower Made Up By Tabloid

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Tom Cruise Smell Superpower

By Andrew Shuster


Tom Cruise Smell Superpower

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Tom Cruise doesn’t claim to have a “superpower” that gives him the ability to smell odors from miles away, despite an absurd tabloid report. Gossip Cop can exclusively bust this claim. We’re told it’s “nonsense.”

A so-called “source” tells the National Enquirer, “Tom believes his senses have suddenly heightened to superhero levels since his recent ascension to an even higher Scientology level.” The magazine’s questionable insider further claims Cruise has told people “he no longer catches colds himself or even becomes congested, but has now acquired the power to sniff anyone, even from great distances, and know exactly what they’ve been up to.”

The tabloid’s tale gets even more ridiculous when the “source” recalls a supposed incident from the set of Cruise’s upcoming Jack Reacher sequel. “The star recently scolded a staffer for smelling like an ashtray, even though the dude hadn’t smoked for over a month,” says the outlet’s dubious insider. “Tom even knows what you ate for breakfast, simply by taking a whiff! It’s astonishing.”

Despite how outlandish the publication’s story seems, Gossip Cop still checked in with a source close to Cruise, who laughed off the story before assuring us it’s total “nonsense.” Unfortunately, we’re not surprised by the outlet’s false report, as we’ve repeatedly called out the Enquirer for publishing complete lies about Cruise. For example, Gossip Cop recently busted the magazine for wrongly alleging Cruise yelled at the Jack Reacher crew for making a mess on set. And shortly after that piece of fiction, we busted the tabloid’s inaccurate claim that Cruise was quitting Hollywood and moving to Scientology’s Florida headquarters.

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