‘There was a lot at stake’: Tom Cruise addresses leaked audio of COVID safety rant that went viral

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n this Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, file photo, actor Tom Cruise wears a face mask to prevent the spread of COVID-19 as he greets fans during a break from shooting Mission Impossible 7, along Rome's Fori Imperiali avenue. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, file)

n this Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, file photo, actor Tom Cruise wears a face mask to prevent the spread of COVID-19 as he greets fans during a break from shooting Mission Impossible 7, along Rome’s Fori Imperiali avenue. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, file)

Where were you when audio leaked of Tom Cruise unleashing an expletive-ridden rant on the crew of the seventh “Mission: Impossible” movie?

In December, a shocking soundbite of the Oscar-nominated actor berating the “Mission: Impossible” production for supposedly violating COVID-19 safety protocols divided the internet.

On Monday, Cruise finally addressed the viral moment, doubling down on his explosive reaction to an incident in which crew members reportedly broke social distancing guidelines while gathering around a computer on set.

“I said what I said,” the action star told Empire magazine in a recent interview. “There was a lot at stake at that point.”

Read the full story on LATimes.com.

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