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Judd Apatow Claims Seth Rogen Had to Explain the Concept of Internet Porn to Tom Cruise

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The real mission impossible is teaching Tom Cruise that internet porn exists.

During an appearance on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert on Monday, Judd Apatow enlightened and entertained viewers with the tale of how Seth Rogen once allegedly had to convince Cruise that internet porn indeed is real. Also, people use it.

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The alleged incident occurred while Apatow and Rogen were shooting Knocked Up in 2006, and the two met with Cruise to mull over a potential romantic comedy that never happened. Here’s how the story allegedly unfolded, from Apatow’s mouth to Colbert’s ears:

“So we’re talking to him and I don’t know how it came up, but it usually comes up with Seth where he starts talking about marijuana and pornography. And he starts talking about adult films on the internet and Tom Cruise goes, ‘What? Wait, you’re saying that there are adult films on the internet?’ And Seth is like, ‘Yeah, there’s all these movies on these websites.’ And Tom Cruise is like, ‘Wait a second, you’re saying if I go on the computer, on the worldwide web, there are people having sex on this [information super] highway?’”

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Was Cruise just being polite and trying to instigate small talk? Was he making a joke? We’ll never know…but ask yourself is that how *you* small-talk (no)? Is that how you joke (only when I’m nervous?)?

Rogen confirmed the story, plus here’s the clip:

[People]


Chaos reigns.

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[VF]


That’s literally what an outfit is….

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It makes me incredibly sad that any fourteen year old feels the need to put out an official statement about their very confused emotional life.