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Katie 'used to' Tom's movie stunts

Published 16/06/2010 | 12:51

Katie Holmes is used to Tom Cruise doing stunts
Katie Holmes is used to Tom Cruise doing stunts

Tom Cruise has revealed his wife Katie Holmes is fine with his death-defying stunts in films.

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The Mission Impossible star gets caught up in a bull run and jumps onto a car speeding at 60mph for his latest movie, Knight And Day, which also stars Cameron Diaz.

"She's used to me doing this stuff; certain moments like the bull run (in Spain), she's just like, TMI (too much information), there are certain things I'll tell her afterwards," he told Entertainment Tonight.

The couple's four-year-old daughter Suri also came on set.

"Suri was there when I jumped from the platform on the car at 60mph. They know I do everything to keep safe," he added.

Tom, who tries to do as many of his own stunts as possible, used to work on his moves as a child.

"I used to set up jumps and jump over gullies and things like that. I would set it up with boards, then find a steep hill and get enough speed. My sisters used to be like, 'You're going to kill yourself, Tommy'," he recalled.

The star added: "I remember, I went right through the board. I went so fast that the board split in two, and then I was scraping across the gravel and bleeding. It was like a comedy routine."

Tom added: "Now I tell my kids, 'If you're going to do this stuff, let me teach you how to do it correctly'."

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