In Touch: Tom Cruise wants a facelift because he’s feeling jowly & droopy


I have long believed that whenever no one can find Tom Cruise for a few months, he has probably nipped down to Brazil to see a plastic surgeon. For what it’s worth, I think Tom has had some good work done. You can never put your finger on exactly what is so different about his face, but that’s the point, isn’t it? Tom Cruise is the picture of Dorian Grey, only instead of selling his soul to live a life of hedonism, Cruise has sold his soul for a tight jawline and Scientology slave labor. My point is that Tom, I believe, has been getting subtle face work done for years now. But In Touch Weekly claims that more work may be in order because Tom is feeling particularly jowly as he works on The Mummy in London.

Tom Cruise’s day as a Hollywood heartthrob are slipping further behind him – and he’s determined to put a stop to it.

“He is getting older and it’s starting to show,” says an insider close to the actor. “He’s noticed that his jawline and brows are starting to droop. It’s been making him unhappy for a long time.”

The solution? Plastic surgery. The decision wa smade while Tom, 53, was in England filming ‘The Mummy’.

“He was somewhat disappointed in how he looked after he saw himself on-screen. The lighting and makeup people tried to work around it, but there was only so much they could do.”

In the end, the actor jetted off to Switzerland to meet with a “very prominent” surgeon. “Tom wants a facelift. Botox and fillers won’t cut it. A facelift is the only way to fix what he doesn’t like. This is very important to Tom.” The actor sought the Switzerland surgeon because of his reputation for being “the best in Europe” and also for having a subtle approach. While Tom wants to have work done, “He doesn’t want it to be noticeable. He just wants to look like a slightly younger version of himself.”

[From In Touch Weekly, print edition]

So is Tom taking his business from Brazil’s best surgeons to Switzerland’s most discreet surgeons? Perhaps. I don’t know if there’s such a thing as “loyalty” to one’s plastic surgeon, but if he is truly in the market for a new guy, isn’t that French plastic surgeon known as the best? You know, the one who allegedly works on Sharon Stone and Gisele Bundchen?

Also: I was fully prepared to believe all of this until In Touch threw in some details about how Tom wants to look younger to impress his new costar, Annabelle Wallis. Wallis is currently dating Chris Martin, but Tom “unexpectedly fell for her… it started out as just a crush, but Tom really wants to pursue her seriously.” But only after his facelift and her comprehensive CoS auditing, I’m assuming.



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  1. Cat'sMeow says:

    I can barely recognize him in those pics.

    • Pinky says:

      He inflated/injected the line between his eyes, which was actually quite distinguished. Then he overinflated his cheeks and jaw and worked on his eyes. He doesn’t look the same and it couldn’t have happened to a nicer guy. Save Depp.


  2. Bettyrose says:

    Isn’t a facelift in Hollywood pretty normal? Aren’t their plastic surgeons on every corner? Would this really be cause for debate and analysis in the tabs?

  3. Birdix says:

    I think the lighting people are trolling him, if that’s the “after.”

  4. tracking says:

    Hasn’t he already had one?

  5. Rapunzel says:

    Tom would be better off getting rid of the CoS. That would help his image more than any plastic surgery.

    And why remake the mummy? Is Hollywood that bereft of ideas?

    • neocleo says:

      They’ve been recycling the same stories for the last 100 years!

      • LAK says:

        NeoCleo: In this particular franchise case, almost 100yrs.

        The first franchise was in the 30s (6 films)

        Next re-make/re-imagining of franchise was in the 50s/60s (4 films)

        Next re-make/imagining of the franchise was in 00s (4 films, including the jump off starring the Rock)

        And now this version. I wonder how many films they’ll squeeze out of this 4th re-make/re-imagining.

      • Sunglasses Aready says:

        @ neocleo

    • Rosalindy says:

      I love that movie and I’m bummed they’re remaking it. Even more bummed they’re remaking it with Tom Cruise since I swore off his movies.

  6. Melody says:

    One would think he would look less old if he consented to have an age-appropriate co-star just once…

    • Kimbers says:

      Lol i know right? Some men are so delusional

    • joely says:

      His co-star is clearly over 30. She may be as old as 35. Does anyone honestly expect him to have a love interest in her 50s? This age difference is so mild in comparison to the inequalities between Michael Douglas and his leading ladies. Or Clark Gable, who was technically old enough to be the grandfather of Sophia Loren.

      Tom actually played opposite some older actresses (not cougars, but several years his senior) like Rebecca De Mornay and Kelly McGillis when he was young. Which is unusual in American films.

  7. Mia4s says:

    Hey Tommy, you know what would help you not look so old? NOT having a female co-star 22 years younger than you!

    Or maybe she’s his daughter in the movie? 😉

    • Melody says:

      Great minds think alike.

      I was a big bride – tall and size 14. I loved little bouquets, but I knew they would make me look even bigger in my pics. So, I sucked it up and carried nearly 10 damn pounds of roses around all day at my wedding. Loved the pics.

      Tommy, you need to do some work with Maggie Smith, but you don’t deserve her. Maybe Rene Russo – not that you deserve her either.

    • lem0ndrop says:

      You know what’s great for toning the jawline? Talking to your kid.

  8. Size Does Matter says:

    You mean he can’t just pray to Xenu to make him look younger? Or take vitamins like for mental health? He needs to eat his purple potatoes.

    • Snappyfish says:

      & niacin! Lots & lots of Niacin. CoS thinks that can cure everything from colds to Heroin addictions

  9. Zuzus Girl says:

    The outside is catching up with the twisted inside.

  10. hey-ya says:

    …he needs to stop with the crazy stunts…you lose so much eye hand coordination as you move through your 50s ( I believe lol) plus no kidding the strength in muscles goes…no stopping father time…for anyone…

  11. Jade says:

    As much as I dislike TC l emphatize with the jowl concern. I wouldn’t go for face lift or fillers but I’d use laser or ultherapy if I could.

    • Jag says:

      That’s what I was thinking. He bought an ultrasound machine before, so he certainly could afford to have technicians come to his home with all of the new non-invasive lasers and such that they have now.

  12. DenG says:

    I always wonder what “In Person” celebrity skin actually looks like. I’m going to throw this out–the Aniston Aveeno commercials are incredible, as in unbelievable. I haven’t met a person with flawless skin, and I’ll bet he/she isn’t truthful about the products and enhancements used. Yes, I am cynical.

    • Egla says:

      There is a celebrity in my country that has been around forever (not Hollywood star mind you). She has this sweet kind way of speaking. She is blonde with porcelain skin and has a way of carrying herself in such a dignified way.
      Long story short I was on the bus that carries people to the airplane. I heard someone talking loudly behind me in a rude manner to a little boy, it was not sweet. I saw this 50 something woman with blonde hair and with a sun damaged skin on her chest and full of wrinkles, Her hair were a mess and it took me some time to realize who she was. I was shocked. My friend keep telling me “It’s her it’s her…my good what’s wrong with her?”
      We talked about her all day. We were shocked. Back home i told my parents. They couldn’t believe at first then my father said something to the effect that old age doesn’t forgive anybody sooo…..

    • delorb says:

      There are a lot of filters or some type cgi at work in Jennifer’s commercial. Not on anyone’s side when it comes to team A or J, just giving my honest opinion. As for Cruise, there is a lot of money at stake, to say nothing of a reputation. I can see why people (famous or not) go in for work.

      Its his body, his money, but I’d hoped that he would use this opportunity to transition into less-boyish roles. Roles with substance that I think he could do well. It doesn’t take much to pretend jump off a bridge or pretend to run from a mummy, so why not stretch? There wouldn’t be any need to maintain an image. Just pick a meaty script and act. No gimmicks, no stunts, no need to look 30 years younger.

  13. KiddVicious says:

    He is looking older but I think he looks fine. He’s still a good looking guy, bat shit crazy, but still good looking.

  14. poppy says:

    the lead picture makes him look like ricky gervais.
    if he hadn’t had so much done already he might look better since men tend to look a bit more rugged as their face ages (while that’s called haggard for ladies) but he went crazy with nicole kidman (and started way too early) so no matter what he does now it isn’t going to look natural/good.

    and ita with the posters above, get a sexy costar love interest that is closer to your age tom. someone very short and nyt 48yo. quit with the old man/young hottie dynamic. it doesn’t make a man seem virile, just old and pathetic and the movie unbelievable. he definitely has a lot of power and can actually have a say over that.

  15. TreadStyle says:

    This is not Tom related… But can anyone tell me why in the world they killed off Annabell’s character Grace on peaky blinders?! Im still so mad about it. I loved her on there.

  16. Vampi says:

    But he can fly, right? I mean…Xenu has anointed him the highest of the high, right?…He’s the only one who can help if he sees a car accident……Who needs an ambulance, he can FLY!
    Ugh…that was hard to type with a straight face.
    Bye bye Tommy. It’s over.

  17. wh says:

    Tom Nicole please listen you to need to just age graceful or have the CO$ build a time machine god they are ruining their face

  18. Elizabeth says:

    Hey, Tom. You know the best way to look and feel younger? Spend quality time with your children.

  19. iheartgossip says:

    He needs a caring soul, that’s what he’s missing. Well and his daughter, but he doesn’t care about her.

  20. what's inside says:

    He does not want to trade in his status with CoS and return the the land of the living. So like the mummy, he continues to get preserved.