Man behind viral Tom Cruise deepfake TikTok account says he doesn’t want to trick people

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A Belgian visual effects artist behind a widely share TikTok account featuring deepfake videos of Tom Cruise — @deeptomcruise — spoke out Friday, saying he didn’t want to trick people but hopes the attention makes the public more aware of the technology’s abilities. 

This segment aired on the KTLA 5 News at 6 on March 5, 2021.

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