Madonna defends Cruise's views on Scientology
Madonna has leapt to the defense of Tom Cruise and his Scientology beliefs, saying he gets a 'raw deal'.
In an interview with New York magazine, the singer – who follows Jewish offshoot Kabbalah – says that people should be allowed to worship whatever they like, and it's nobody else's business.
She said: 'I don't care if people worship turtles or frogs - if they're good people, that's all I care about, and he (Cruise) is a good person. I think he gets a raw deal, just as I think the orphans in Malawi get a raw deal; just as I think a lot of marginalised people get a raw deal.'
Meanwhile, Tom and Katie Holmes this week threw a party at their Hollywood Hills mansion for their daughter Suri's 2nd birthday.
The couple were joined by members of both sides of the family, including Cruise's mother and sisters, his children Connor and Bella with ex-wife Nicole Kidman and Holmes' parents Kathy and Martin, who flew in specially from Ohio for the weekend, according to reports.
Cruise reportedly went all-out with the celebrations, and lucky little Suri even got to tuck in to a gigantic four-tiered white cake, with yellow spots and icing butterflies.
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