News of Tom Cruise's impending divorce from Katie Holmes is doing little to quash the long-standing rumors that the "Rock of Ages" star is secretly gay.
Gay dating/social networking site Manhunt has issued an open invitation to the actor, offering him an unlimited lifetime membership.
"Dear Tom, sad to hear about the split," the invitation reads. "Now that the cat's (or Kat's) out of the bag and you've realized that traditional marriage is a mission impossible, maybe it's time to explore your options?"
The note concludes, "You've always had us at 'hello,'" a less-than-subtle nod to Cruise's acclaimed turn in 1996's "Jerry Maguire."
You can also view the full image here (note: the website is NSFW)
The 50-year-old Cruise has battled allegations about his sexuality for years, and speculation since news of the divorce proceedings broke has once again picked up steam. Writes Greg Olear for Salon: "Tom Cruise needs to take a page from the Anderson Cooper playbook. He needs to come out, he needs to come out big-time, and when he gets hitched again, he should marry a guy."
Olear, who stresses that "there has been no public evidence at all, none, to support the [gay] rumors," nonetheless adds, "It’s not like this sort of disclosure is unprecedented. Cary Grant confessed to bisexuality when he was an old man; so did Richard Burton. Why not Tom Cruise?"
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