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Tom Cruise on “Dear Friend” Tony Scott’s Death: “I Will Really Miss Him”

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By Michael Lewittes

Tom Cruise Tony Scott Dead

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Tom Cruise Tony Scott Dead

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Tom Cruise is mourning the loss of his Top Gun director Tony Scott, who committed suicide in Los Angeles on Sunday.

Cruise tells Gossip Cop in a statement, “Tony was my dear friend and I will really miss him. He was a creative visionary whose mark on film is immeasurable.”

“My deepest sorrow and thoughts are with his family at this time,” adds the actor.

A slew of actors and fellow directors such as Justin Timberlake, Samuel L. Jackson, Jon Favreau and Eli Roth have tweeted heartfelt messages about Scott and his legacy.

Scott was reportedly diagnosed with inoperable brain cancer before he died.

 


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