Saturday, February 17, 2001
WAR OF THE CRUISES
THE collapse of Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman's marriage has been the showbiz
The mobile phone call, illegally taped two years ago, reveals their marriage
Ford got six months detention for illegal interception of the call.TOM: Nic,
NICOLE: Oh, God - get off it! You don't like feeling like s***t." Make yourself
TOM: I'm telling you Nic - I'm telling you how I feel, too.
NICOLE: We've been hanging on by a f*****g thread, OK? A thread. You know it
TOM: Nic, I want this relationship, OK? You know that and I have been making an
NICOLE: (sighs) Tom, you know you haven't.
TOM: (voice raised) What are you talking about? How much more of an effort? Do
TOM: No, I'm telling you Nic, it's like you're being unreasonable man, and I'm
NICOLE: No, you know...
TOM: (shouting) What do I know, Nic?
NICOLE: Just look at your behaviour!
TOM: Because it's frustrating Nic, that's why I'm yelling. Because at a certain
NICOLE: Not an individual Tom, stop talking in generalisations! You know
TOM: No I don't Nic. Tell me what I haven't done. I didn't go out to the set
NICOLE: Not tonight, Tom. Have you done anything? Have you come out to the set
TOM: Have you sent me a rose? I came home with two roses...
NICOLE: Did you give me anything? Did you give me a note, did you give me a
TOM: Nic, did I get any flowers when I came back from Eyes Wide Shut? I was
NICOLE: I don't really want this, OK? I don't want to spend my whole dinner
TOM: No, because you think about what you don't have Nic. Why don't you try
NICOLE: No, Tom, I know what I have. I have two glorious, beautiful children, I
TOM: (voice softens) OK Nic, all right. OK.
NICOLE: I have a career that I work very, very hard at and so do you. But I
TOM: All right.
NICOLE: And until we start admitting something and dealing with this stuff,
TOM: Right, Nic! I bought you the most beautiful Indian jewellery a week ago
(Nicole tries to interrupt, Tom raises his voice) It's about the fact that I
NICOLE: A little red rose, it's something...
NICOLE:You want to know something? No, Tom, it's not... (tape inaudible) You
TOM: I know. I know this.
NICOLE: And that's what they name in emotional abuse!
TOM: I know, also the emotional abuse that I'm under!
NICOLE: Tom, there's no love here, right, you're under emotional abuse, I'm
You have two very unhappy people, OK, who spend too much time apart and in the
TOM: Nic, everything's fine and then it's like you go on about I didn't get you
NICOLE: No, no. It's not and you knowTOM: Yes, it is Nic. I come home and I've
(Nicole tries to interrupt)
TOM: (raised voice) No, listen to me Nic, listen to me!
NICOLE: I'm not doing this now, OK?
(Tom and Nicole start talking about plans for son Connor's third birthday)
NICOLE: You don't even know this is about your child...
TOM: (sighs) I don't even care. I just want to have us a nice day. I just want
NICOLE: No, because Angus (husband of Nicole's sister Antonia) is coming and
NICOLE: Because I'm on stand-by. And it's too much for me anyway to be flying
TOM: You can't come up?
NICOLE:No, I can't. And I tell you something, we haven't spent any time
TOM: Honey, I said that last night. I did not say that the night before.
NICOLE: Yes, you did, Tom, you did. All right? You did. And then it was the
TOM: I just said I was tired, OK?
NICOLE: You're not working now!
TOM: Honey, listen to me...
NICOLE: I don't want to listen...
TOM: Listen to me Nic, just listen to me. I miss you. I love you. I think about
NICOLE: Tom. It's every night!
TOM: That's not true. Honey, that is not true. I'm recovering from a broken
NICOLE: I do look at some of the things...you say you're exhausted. How do you
TOM: Just give him cake and he's happy, and a movie and dinner. And it will
NICOLE: Tom, I call, all I hear is: "You've gotta come, you've gotta come." I
TOM: Hey Nic, listen to me OK? Come on now. It's 11pm at night. I've been up
NICOLE: But every night. Why don't you have a little bit of excitement and say:
TOM: I did, and then I said: 'Hey baby.'
NICOLE: No, you did not, Tom.
TOM: I can take a little excitement. I've been waiting for you.
NICOLE: I don't want to go on and on, there's someone listening on the phone!
TOM: Who's there?
NICOLE: You know, people outside.
TOM: Oh, f**k 'em!
NICOLE: We're on the cellular!
TOM: Oh, f**k 'em, I don't care.
NICOLE: We're right on location, there'll be someone sitting outside...
TOM: Hey, Nic, Nic!
TOM: Nic, it's going to be better. We'll just be alone together on Sunday with
NICOLE: And the movie.
TOM: And the movie, he'll love the movie.
NICOLE: I've been trying to find a good movie.
TOM: I know, that was good, really good. Oh Niccy babes, come on now.
TOM: I'm a sweetheart. Why don't you just admit it? Just give in to it. Most of
NICOLE: How is your foot?
TOM: Feeling better actually. You know, it p****s me off. I can't run, you
NICOLE: Don't bother. Hi! (starts talking to someone else in the room).
TOM: (to himself) Great (to Nicole) Do you have to go have hair and make-up
TOM: Hey Nic, listen to me, OK? I love you, Bubba. I love you. You know, you're
NICOLE: I have a fat ass!
TOM: (laughs) You don't have a fat ass.
NICOLE: (tape inaudible)
TOM: Really? Wow? (muffled) Listen, Nic, Listen to me, OK? I love you, I really
NICOLE: : And taking sides...
TOM: I was feeling sorry for myself having to say... 'Oh God look', you know. I
NICOLE: I'm not worried, I'm just telling you...
TOM: I know, I know, I know. OK.
OK. Hello? Hello? (appears to be cut off) Niccy?
NICOLE: Hi, I'm just going to go and lie down.
TOM: OK, listen to me, OK? I love you. Just know that. All right? We're not...
TOM: All right?
NICOLE: (whispers) I love you.
TOM: I love you, bye.
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