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Tom Cruise Sued

for Allegedly Spying

12/21/2009 7:50 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Tom Cruise is being sued for allegedly hiring a notorious P.I. to illegally wiretap a magazine editor's phone ... according to documents obtained by TMZ.

Tom Cruise
The plaintiff, Michael Davis Sapir, claims Cruise, attorney Bert Fields and jailed private investigator Anthony Pellicano conspired to spy on him.

There is a long history between Cruise and Sapir. In 2001, Cruise sued Sapir for $100 million after Sapir claimed to have video evidence that Cruise "engaged in a homosexual relationship." That lawsuit settled later that year. In the settlement, both parties issued a statement saying that no such tape existed.

In the latest suit, filed Friday in L.A. County Superior Court, Sapir claims Pellicano illegally wiretapped his phone during the time the 2001 lawsuit was active.

Sapir claims in the suit that Cruise, Fields and Pellicano were all in cahoots.

tom cruiseSapir is suing for $5 million, minimum.

Bert Fields tells TMZ, "The allegations are absolute garbage. We did not even hire Pellicano to work on the Sapir case."

No immediate comment from Cruise's rep. Pellicano is in the pokey.

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31.

Ben    

If you can follow celebrities around all day long, why can't they get someone to follow you around all day long?

Fair game.

1711 days ago
32.

Gia    

Cruise is a so-so actor whose glory days are far behind him. He contributes millions to a criminal organization (I refuse to refer to it a 'religion' when Hubbard himself said he created Scientology to make a lot of money)that is guilty of human rights abuses on a massive scale, including abuses against children.

And for anyone who hasn't yet seen the leaked orientation video starring Tommy boy, search it on youtube. You WON'T be disappointed.

1711 days ago
33.

Bubblebunny    

Told 'ya he was weird !

1711 days ago
34.

ANONYMOUS    

To whomever said something about religious persecution...Scientology IS a CULT not a Religon. Tom Cruise is a NUT, and you can be sure Scientologys number Two man does deserve to be sued for this and I believe he did do this. Reason: He thinks he is above the law. In this day and age of transparency, when Scientology needs to pay taxes because it's a CULT it doesn't suprise me TC is being acused of something devious. Scientology has alot of money and pays no taxes. Scientology is UN-American therefore Tom Cruise is UN-AMERICAN. A Revolution is upon us, Scientology is in the crosshairs...More power to ANONYMOUS.

1711 days ago
35.

Bubblebunny    

Suri looks like L. Ron Hubbard. Look it up. He did store his sperm. No kids with Nicole, yet she wanted them.

1711 days ago
36.

meh    

meh... wish he'd die, too...

1711 days ago
37.

Cheryl Shuman    

Hundreds of Hollywood Heavyweights have hired Anthony Pellicano over the years. Anthony Pellicano has destroyed many lives and victimized women and their families. I know from personal experience.

Cheryl Shuman
Beverly Hills, California 90210

1710 days ago
38.

Cheryl Shuman    

Hundreds of Hollywood Heavyweights have hired Anthony Pellicano over the years. Anthony Pellicano has destroyed many lives and victimized women and their families. I know from personal experience. Cheryl Shuman Beverly Hills, California 90210

Read more: http://www.tmz.com/2009/12/21/tom-cruise-sued--5-million-bert-fields-anthony-pellicano-michael-sapir/#comments#ixzz0aPDbFsVL

1710 days ago
39.

Norque    

Everyone should investigate Scientology for themselves, starting with the Xenu story, the core of our belief system.

1710 days ago
40.

stella2010    

I thought a person would have to have a court order to wiretap a phone,and why would Tom do that???

1710 days ago
41.

M Murphy    

If the guy wants to TRY to hide the fact that he is gay let him have his illusion. I am sure its no secret to wife(s) past and present. I real man would just admit it. Like who cares anyway.

1710 days ago
42.

Mrs Patrick Campbell    

How does a carefully closeted homosexual like Tammy manage to get her fudge packed on a regular basis?

1710 days ago
43.

tiger    

you can't believe cruise, his religion is okay with lying and this is what they do . . .

1710 days ago
44.

shar    

GOOD FOR TOM, MORE SHOULD BE DOING THIS. AS IF THE MEDIA DOES NOT DO THIS. SAPIR IS GETTING A TASTE OF HIS OWN MEDICINE.... YOU GO TOM.

1710 days ago
45.

NYC    

So Shar, just because you claim "the media" already does this illegal act-It's totally cool for Tommygirl to do the same illegal act?

That's like saying, "My neighbours dog bit my brother, so it's perfectly fine to kick any dog on the street in the face because all dogs bite. LETS GIVE THEM A TASTE OF THEIR OWN MEDICINE! D:

1710 days ago
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