Mike Ovitz on Why Tom Cruise Wasn't Criticized for Scientology in the 1990s: "We surrounded him, and we were so care - 2016-08-09

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F0.png Mike Ovitz on Why Tom Cruise Wasn't Criticized for Scientology in the 1990s: "We surrounded him, and we were so care August 9, 2016, Roger Friedman, Showbiz 411

There's a new book out about the Creative Artists Agency called "Powerhouse" by James Andrew Miller. It's an oral history and a lot of it is fluff. A lot of it reads like a corporate PR offering. But as we go through it this morning, there a few nuggets. Here's an interesting bit from founder Mike Ovitz (Cruise's agent) and Paula Wagner (Cruise's agent and producing partner) about dealing with Tom Cruise's interest in Scientology:

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{{cite news | first = Roger | last = Friedman | title = Mike Ovitz on Why Tom Cruise Wasn't Criticized for Scientology in the 1990s: "We surrounded him, and we were so care | url = https://www.showbiz411.com/2016/08/09/mike-ovitz-on-why-tom-cruise-wasnt-criticized-for-scientology-in-the-1990s-we-surrounded-him-and-we-were-so-careful | work = Showbiz 411 | date = August 9, 2016 | accessdate = February 7, 2019 }}