Freakish Dwarf Actor Who’ll Never Win an Oscar Unless He Buys One at Auction Vs. Dazed and Confused Octogenarian

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The best thing about Nikki Finke’s writing is that you can really tell how she feels. Her latest post on Sumner Redstone’s canning of Tom Cruise: Who’s Crazier: Viacom or Tom Cruise pretty much lays out every pecadillo that’s every happened on the Paramount lot since the days of the silents.

Here’s the money shot:

My god, Sumner himself was openly shtupping one of his producer girlfriends on the lot for years. And let’s not forget he looked the other way when Les Moonves carried on a long adulterous affair with employee Julie Chen and then married her after dumping his wife in the process, which is a violation of so many corporate codes of conduct that I don’t think I can count that high.

She also manages to get in Robert Evans, Heidi Fleiss, Anthony Pellicano, Brad Grey, and even more, as she says:

I could reel off for you 10 people now with rich studio deals, some at Paramount, who should be in jail or rehab or the Funny Farm but instead are well-paid miscreants.

Considering Redstone was quoted as saying about Cruise in the Wall Street Journal report e-mailed to reporters:

His recent conduct has not been acceptable to Paramount.

what did he think was going to happen? It’s Body Thetans vs. lawyers in a grudge match: this time it’s personal.