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Five crew members stormed off the set after another one of Tom Cruise's rants on the set of his new Mission: Impossible 7 blockbuster.

The five crew members abandoned ship after a second on-set outburst by Cruise over his strict COVID-19 safety regulations.

The superstar lost his cool recently when he spotted two assistants huddled around a monitor, watching playback, ignoring his social distancing rules to keep the set corona-free.

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Cruise ranted and raved, threatening to fire anyone who didn't take his rules seriously.

"We are creating thousands of jobs, you motherf**kers," Cruise raged at the Warner Bros. Studios in Hertfordshire, England. "I don't ever want to see it again, ever! And if you don't do it you're fired, if I see you do it again you're f**king gone."

The audio was leaked by The Sun on Tuesday, Dec. 15, and shortly after the leak made global headlines, he allegedly unleashed another tirade at the cast, prompting five crew members to quit.

"The first outburst was big but things haven't calmed since," a source told The Sun. "Tension has been building for months and this was the final straw. Since it became public, there has been more anger and several staff have walked.

"But Tom just can't take any more after all the lengths they have gone to just to keep filming at all. He's upset others aren't taking it as seriously as him. In the end, he's the one who carries the can."

Representatives for Cruise and Paramount Pictures studio officials have yet to comment on the news.o coronavirus-related issues.

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George Clooney and Whoopi Goldberg are among the A-list stars defending Tom Cruise after the movie star was caught on tape blasting Mission Impossible 7 crew members for ignoring COVID protocols.

The actor reportedly lost his cool on the set in Rome, Italy, when he spotted two assistants huddled around a monitor, watching playback. He ranted and raved, threatening to fire anyone who didn't take his Corona health and safety rules seriously.

In audio leaked by The Sun, Cruise raged, "We are the gold standard. They're back there in Hollywood making movies right now because of us! Because they believe in us and what we're doing!

"I'm on the phone with every f**king studio at night, insurance companies, producers, and they're looking at us and using us to make their movies. We are creating thousands of jobs you motherf**kers. I don't ever want to see it again, ever! And if you don't do it you're fired, if I see you do it again you're f**king gone."

And now Clooney has defended his pal during a chat with satellite radio host Howard Stern, insisting Tom had every right to threaten his crew members.

"He didn't overreact because it is a problem," George said. "I have a friend who's an AD (assistant director) on another TV show who just had the almost exact same thing happen with not quite as far out a response. I understand why he did it. He's not wrong at all about that."

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And Whoopi Goldberg has also offered up her support to Cruise.

Speaking on her talk show The View on Wednesday, she said, "You know, some people don't understand why he would get so angry. I get it... If he goes down with COVID, the movie's done. You can't get another Tom Cruise!"

Listen to Cruise's tirade below (NSFW).
 

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Tom Cruise is taking the Corona restrictions very seriously. The actor is currently working on the set of Mission Impossible 7: Libra in Rome, Italy.

According to The Sun newspaper, Cruise, 58, lost his temper when he spotted two crew members talking casually and not observing the strict social distancing guidelines.

Someone on the set, who is apparently tired of the "Rules are for thee, not for me" Hollywood attitude, leaked audio of Cruise's temper tantrum to The Sun.

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"If I see you do it again, you're f***ing gone!," Cruise shouted. "And if anyone in this crew does it, that's it — and you too and you too. And you, don't you ever f***ing do it again!"

The source said Cruise's tirade left the 50 crew members stunned. Cruise yelled that all of Hollywood is relying on him for their livelihoods. And if his film is shut down, all of Hollywood will be shut down.

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Cruise informed the crew that he alone carries the future of the entire movie industry on his broad shoulders.

"We want the gold standard. They're back there in Hollywood making movies right now because of us! Because they believe in us and what we're doing!

"I'm on the phone with every f***ing studio at night, insurance companies, producers, and they're looking at us and using us to make their movies. We are creating thousands of jobs you motherf***ers."

Cruise continued: "I don't ever want to see it again, ever! And if you don't do it you’re fired, if I see you do it again you're f***ing gone. And if anyone in this crew does it – that's it, and you too and you too. And you, don't you ever f***ing do it again.

"That's it! No apologies. You can tell it to the people that are losing their f***ing homes because our industry is shut down. It's not going to put food on their table or pay for their college education.

"That's what I sleep with every night. The future of this f***ing industry! So I'm sorry I am beyond your apologies. I have told you and now I want it and if you don't do it you’re out. We are not shutting this f***ing movie down! Is it understood?

If I see it again you're f***ing gone — and you are — so you're going to cost him his job, if I see it on the set you're gone and you're gone!"

Listen to Cruise's tirade below (NSFW).
 

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This is beyond ridiculous! I am not one to tell anyone how they should spend their finances, but $200,000 a month on a duplex when there are children starving in the world? Just because you have the means doesn't mean you should be reckless and wasteful with it.

According to online reports, Cruise and Holmes "fell in love" with a two-story penthouse apartment in Donald Trump's building on Park Avenue.

The duplex has a huge terrace, four bedrooms, six bathrooms, a den, a library, dining room and kitchen - and boasts 360 degree views of Manhattan.

Trump building boss Michael Cohen tells the New York Post, "She saw it and she loved it. They're very interested and are now making their decision." (Source)

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