Unfortunately, there’s a nude ‘shroud’ image of Tom Cruise

Unfortunately, there’s a nude ‘shroud’ image of Tom Cruise
(Image: Courtesy Corey Allen via Hollywood Reporter)

[Ed. – The scions of Scientology are disavowing all knowledge.]

The Church of Scientology is distancing itself from an art exhibit purporting to be Scientology-related that features an image of a nude, well-endowed Tom Cruise. …

In celebration of Tom Cruise’s 25th anniversary as a Scientologist, the release says, a “nude shroud of the actor” will be unveiled in a “Pop-Up Church of Scientology” at the gallery, which is located near the church’s headquarters in Clearwater Florida. The image was created by artist Daniel Edwards. …

Modeled on the Shroud of Turin, believed by many to be the burial shroud of Jesus Christ, the “Shroud of Scientology” measures 14 feet long and 3 feet wide and depicts a silver image of a naked Cruise, with front and back views. …

In the press release, Edwards commented that, “Radiocarbon dating will never rule out the Shroud of Scientology’s authenticity. It exists as a document of Tom Cruise’s faith in Scientology — a photo negative of the radiance of his soul. It gives evidence for future generations that Tom Cruise not only belonged to Scientology, but saved it from obscurity.”

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