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Tom Cruise: I've Always Wanted To Kill Hitler

Tom Cruise: I've Always Wanted To Kill Hitler

Tom Cruise attends the press conference and Korean premiere of ‘Valkyrie’ at Megabox Coex in Seoul, South Korea on Sunday (January 18).

“I’ve always wanted to kill Hitler. As a child, I used to wonder why someone didn’t stand up and kill him,” Tom told reporters on Sunday.

“As a child studying history and looking at documents, I wondered, why didn’t someone stand up and try to stop it? When I read the script, it was entertaining and informative to know what the challenges were and what it was like to be in the environment.”

“Although the story takes place during the World War II, I found the story ageless,” Tom, 46, said. Making the movie “was a powerful experience that I will never forget.”

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  • Mollywoo

    He’s really trying to say he’s sorry.

  • ade

    blah blah blah
    Fake

  • CR30.01

    This is one of the most famous timeline paradoxes: what if you went back in time and killed Hitler? You would completely alter the world we know today and we would be living in an alternate reality. Suppose you could effectively kill Hitler BEFORE World War II took place. Even before his raise to power. Then, millions of lives would likely be spared and we wouldn’t probably face a major conflict in Europe. We wouldn’t witness the rise of the United States as a major superpower. We wouldn’t know what Pax Americana is all about. We wouldn’t have the world divided by Cold War. We wouldn’t probably have the Vietnam War; we certainly wouldn’t have the Berlin Wall. Who knows what the world be today? This exercise could go on, and on and on.

    But, then again, Hitler survived the attempts and here we are. For better and for worse. Wiser, hopefully.

  • http://justjared.buzznet.com Angel

    Sexy!!!!

  • agatha

    very handsome in these fotos..and sexy!!!

  • depeche

    ‘i ‘ve allways wanted to kill Hitler.’ How original he is……. God.
    He is stupid as hell.

  • Sassy

    Ok I have to first say Tom does look very fit and sexy…maybe even a little too thin.
    However, because he’s at the OT8 level in his religion, he should be able to time travel and go outside his body (insert wink here) so maybe he should do that to save us from such crimes against humanity. He can even take his hero David Miscavige and they can save the world! I hope Katie is climbing the ranks at their church so she can be the girl in their Superhero trio! Go Tom & Katie!!

  • [☆I n F a m o u s☆]

    ..`tom’s found the ‘fountain of youth’.

  • love my tommy

    yes did and . it is called plastic surgery. I saw the comparision from 3 month ago and now man what a difference. Got tommy. You always wanted to kill hitler…hehehe hope all the stratagies sell the movie even though it is a shitty.

  • love my tommy

    I meant to say Yes he did

  • tutu

    Didn’t this idot said this last week why you post it now?

  • dal

    Tom looks great! He is such a handsome man.

    He really seemed to love doing this film. Good for him.

  • aRTHUR MILLER

    Tom needs to SHUT THE FUK UP!!!!!

  • Megan fox rocks

    he looks good , and Valkyrie is awesome

  • itstruagain

    He wasn’t even alive when Hitler was. I hope he keeps talking, he sounds more and more idiotic everyday. His lack of education is showing. Who says, “I’ve always wanted to kill Hitler”. Unless he’s a ghetto jew from the 2nd World War that’s suffered atrocities, he sounds like a complete moron. Well, he sold his soul to the devil, I guess the devil forgot to tell him what’s all involved. Hopefully some day he looks back on his life and wishes he did it honestly and without the backing of a cult.

  • aRTHUR MILLER

    Hey Tom….why didn’t YOU try to stop it????? You were a living being in your previous life, Right? Isn’t that what you and the “church” believe? If you COS are so dam*ned smart and special, why didn’t YOU stop Hitler, General Von Douche?

    Now Tom’s using the Holocaust and the lives of millions slain for publicity purposes.

    WILL THIS EGOMANIC EVER STFU???????

    Your career is KAPUT, Tom!!!!! Get over it!

  • itstruagain

    Keep traveling around the world, Tom. Your ‘excellent’ movie is now at no. 14, making 70 some million. Gran Torino made that in one week as opposed to since Christmas Day.

  • really

    i didn’t notice he was talking about his past life .. lol

  • Elaine

    I never wanted to kill Hitler.So think because of everything he did and should seek psychological help to control their anger and hatred instead of wanting to kill people. The world needs more people clean pure and honest to promote progress and not the destruction in childhood and was afraid of Hitler fugia him and his entire reign. Still afraid of Hitler and the destruction of the past chieo he did, but now I know that everyone already knows well and can prevent many deaths

  • Soap is good

    How could he kill someone who was already dead? Shut up, Tom!

  • nuron

    wow i thought he was dyslexic, i mean scientology “cured” him right? :O and now he says as a CHILD he studied history and documents, that seems doubtful since he claimed when he graduated from high school he was illiterate. hımm, interesting…..

  • Cane

    Can scientologists go back in time?

    What a lame-o!

  • ayrin

    then, what can he (rich and powerful) do now to stop atrocities in countries around the world? Is he doing something? Oh, I see, he’s doing movies…

  • mi

    You should really shut up since you’re allowing your own ignorance to show. Didn’t you detest Hitler when you read about him in your history books? Didn’t you want to kill him yourself? Stop trying to make Tom look stupid by being stupid yourself. Your sarcasm and arrogance only reveals what anyone with a brain already knows, you’re just not very intelligent yourselves. Valkyrie is a wonderful movie, Tom is the one of the best (if not the best) actor of our time. Valkyrie has made close to 78,000 in U.S. dollars alone and will make much more than that world wide.

  • BECKY SMITH

    The reason his looks so young is because he puts the burden of raising Suri with Katie… During her visit to New York who did Katie
    have wrapped in her arms 2 4 7 Suri.. Where the hell was Tom..
    The lousy parent.. Preening himself by telling the press that he
    had surprises for her on her birthday..Yeah having her daughter
    all day long.. and he could be bothered taking her back to Califonia
    with him.. for a few days?? Off and running..

  • tom is a cult leader

    Tom still believes he’s a super hero
    Deluded ego maniac

  • ellie

    Tom you look great , well hes dead now, and a very evil man, be glad hes gone…

  • Halo

    The ignorance on this site is staggering.

    “How could you kill someone who’s already dead?”…God, what an idiot.

  • Wtf?

    General Von Douchebag (aka Tiny Tom) needs to STFU!!!!!

  • Mousse

    I do not believe this man either.

  • Cane

    LOL, he probably believes he really can fly Mig-28s and race cars. Seriously, though, I can believe he really does dance around in his underwear.

  • lady

    Tom did not have plastic surgery – folks look at some of the pics- depending on lighting, you can look older or like yourself. In some of the pics he looks older because of the shadows etc, in other he looks like he does normal…

  • dani

    ayrin @ 01/19/2009 at 9:59 am

    Don’t forget he is also trying to save the world with his Xenu non-religion (which enjoys nonprofit/religious tax status).

  • dani

    lady @ 01/19/2009 at 11:35 am

    He may have not gone under the knife (which I sincerely doubt), but he has had some cosmetic enhancements. Yes, he has lost weight, but he doesn’t have the sags in the face that he most likely would have. His nose seems to be more sculpted (rhinoplasty). His skin seems smoother (laser). His brow seems slightly lifted (either a tie or a brow lift). And the creases in his cheeks…well I’m not sure what they are from–losing weight, surgery, whatever.
    Take a good look at the pictures of several months ago and now. There is absolutely no way this is a totally normal (as opposed to cosmetic enhanced) new Tom.

  • ann

    lol

    ellie you here but with different name on where jared outed you from tina to ellie. lol

  • dean

    He wanted to kill hitler because HE wants to be hitler. He has the hand salute down.

  • BECKY SMITH

    ONE QUESTION WHERE IS KATIE.. WHY NOT HAVE HER ON THE
    ROAD WITH YOU TOMMY Instead of making stupid comments
    Why not go after Bin Ladin instead!

  • pr person

    “wow i thought he was dyslexic, i mean scientology “cured” him right? :O and now he says as a CHILD he studied history and documents, that seems doubtful since he claimed when he graduated from high school he was illiterate. hımm, interesting…..”

    Yah, that! ^^^

  • lola

    he looked silly ans ignorant when he said that

  • tiffany

    I know what he meant about standing up to Hitler but to say that he had always wanted to “kill” him when he was a boy -it just sounded like something an unstable person would say.

  • dido

    ı love tom ,still sooooooo sexy

  • 2 BECKY SMITH

    i’m glad i don’t have to see PALE &TRAGIC anymore phewwwwwwww
    but if u’r keen there’s a video of her on x17online arriving at the SCEINTOLOGY CELEBRITY CENTRE, of course in an all tinted glass to avoid the paps and using the underground parking something she couldn’t do while in NYC with her obviously distressed child. HYPOCRITE

  • dianel

    #24 Right on

  • dianel

    # 24 Right on

  • Mr. Brown

    No paradoxes if you believe in multiverse theory, #4.

    Only critics would find something wrong and offensive in what he said, #6.

    Don’t be so cynical, #9.

    You’re ridiculous, #15.

    I can’t believe you accuse him of using such tragedies for publicity, #16.

    Don’t ever become a box office analyst, #17.

    Time travel, #20? He was a little boy. You don’t have to be alive to say that.

    He claimed that he was illiterate, #21? Are you sure you don’t mean dyslexic?

    Exactly, #24.

    Holmes likes spending time with her daughter and Cruise was busy with his older kids and shuttling back and forth, #25. Don’t talk about things you know nothing about.

    There was nothing he said to suggest any of that, #26.

    Or maybe he just takes good care of himself and you’re imagining these subtleties, #34.

    Try to be more coherent next time, #42.

  • bonnie

    So he’s a supporter of the death penalty then?

  • b

    hot and talented

  • yellow

    poor same few trolls losing this battle of hate and only backfires on them

  • manette

    ageless hottie and a good man…

    cant wait for his Germany welcome

  • lololol

    The jealous lowlives are having a meltdown cuz Katie’s play is a big hit and also Tom’s movie.

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