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The report included details of a failed match with an Iranian-born actress, who was allegedly dismissed after failing to show enough public affection for the Hollywood A-lister and “Mission Impossible” star.

But Mr. Cruise’s lawyer Bert Fields dismissed the allegations. “Vanity Fair’s story is essentially a rehash of tired old lies previously run in the supermarket tabloids, quoting the same bogus ‘sources.’ “

“It’s long, boring and false,” he added, in a statement emailed to Agence France-Presse.

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