Tom Cruise defended his longtime agent, Maha Dakhil, after being sacked for expressing her views on a current war in the Middle East.
Tom Cruise expressed unusual support for an agent fired for making political remarks. Dakhil, the Creative Artists Agency’s acting co-chief of the motion pictures department, had shared some posts on her personal Instagram account.
“What’s more heartbreaking than witnessing genocide?” stated one of the reposts. Witnessing the denial that genocide is taking place.”
The posts were widely distributed throughout the industry, prompting widespread condemnation. According to Variety, Dakhil apologized before removing the posts and making her account private.
According to a credible source, Cruise went out of his way to demonstrate his support for his troubled agency.
According to the site, the Mission Impossible star, 61, saved Dakhil’s career by showing his support. Cruise made it known to CAA that he was backing her’ and met with Dakhil last week at her CAA office.
Furthermore, according to the insider, numerous CAA aides threatened to quit over the agency’s treatment of her. Some personnel were ‘disillusioned’ because they believed she should have been sacked’ from her posts.