Appearing with Howard Stern, fellow “A list” Hollywood actor George Clooney defended Tom Cruise after his raging rant against crew members who failed to following distancing protocols went viral.
“He didn’t overreact because it is a problem,” Clooney told Stern. “I have a friend who’s an AD on another TV show who just had the almost exact same thing happen with not quite as far out a response.”
Clooney did say he would take a different approach.
“I wouldn’t have done it that big,” Clooney said “I wouldn’t have, you know, pulled people out. You’re in a position of power and it’s tricky, right? You do have a responsibility for everybody else and he’s absolutely right about that. And, you know, if the production goes down, a lot of people lose their jobs. People have to understand that and have to be responsible.”
“It’s just not my style to, you know, to take everybody to task that way,” he added.
in case you missed it, this was Tom Cruise’s angry tirade.