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Cruise Control

by | 7th, October 2005

‘WOULD mother of six Jackie Smith have given birth to such a brood had she been carrying Tom Cruise’s children? And don’t forget the four other children Jackie’s given birth to as a surrogate mother.

There’s Jackie in the Mail, looking understandably full of hip and round of tum; she’s pregnant again and is expecting surrogate number five to pop out on Christmas Eve. And aged just 39, Jackie thinks she has more babies to bear.

While we gaze with wide-eyed wonder at Jackie, and wonder if you can be treated for an addiction to child birth at The Priory or some other clinic, we return to our opening question: would Jackie have had so many nippers if she was with Tom Cruise?

And we wager that the answer would surely be a loud: “No!” If you doubt our opinion, take a look at the Sun’s headline and think again: “KATIE’S FACING CULT’S ‘SILENT BIRTH’ – Tom’s girl banned from crying in pain.”

Since it’s unlikely Katie Holmes, for it is she, will be crying for sheer joy or from laughing too hard in the delivery room, we marvel at her fortitude.

And investigate the reason for this ban, which is routed in Scientology, the doctrine Tom adheres to and in which Katie is being tutored.

As Scientology’s creator, the boaty L. Ron Hubbard writes: “Maintain silence in the presence of birth to save both the sanity of the mother and the child.”

Quite right, says John Travolta, that other Scientologist of renown, who insisted his wife Kelly Preston gave

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