'Glib' Matt Lauer Gets Roasted by Tom Cruise

'Glib' Matt Lauer Gets Roasted by Tom Cruise-photo

So, remember Matt Lauer's 2005 Good Morning America interview with Tom Cruise wherein the clumsy-paparazzi savior told Lauer, "See, here's the problem: You don't know the history of psychiatry—I do," and "Matt, Matt...you're glib," while discussing Scientology and the "negative" effects of prescription drugs?

Matt Lauer & Tom Cruise

OK! now reports that, since he's in the Big Apple, Cruise cruised over to the Friars Club roast of Lauer last night to surprise him with a few comedic jabs.

"Everyone in the room was shocked," says an audience member. "Tom just walked across the stage after a video segment."

Tom threw out a few zingers while Photoshopped images of the two palling around were projected behind him.

"When we can't get together, we'll talk on the phone two, three, four times a day and say, 'Matt are you watching this?' And he'll say, 'yeah.' And we'll sit there," joked the Scientologist.

"In front of all these people, I just want you to know I can't believe I flew all the way out here... Now lose my number, you glib putz."

When Cruise bolted from the stage, Matt called after him, "Come on, Tom... Stay. We can get a booster seat! Oh, guess his spaceship has to leave."

Check out Howard Stern, Jeffrey Ross, Bob Sagat and Clay Aiken (?!?) at the event.



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  • stoneyfijord

    First, someone should review this stuff before you post it: Matt Lauer hosts the TODAY show, not Good Morning America! Second, Tom Cruise is a JERK, who treated Matt Lauer like a Jerk, and was only at the "Roast" to try to repair his crippled and down-falling public image since his incredibly ignorant and pompous Rant to Matt Lauer!!!!!! Tom Cruise has only Business cents and not personal dignity--Did he apologize to Matt for his demeaning behavior during the interview? I must say, I was impressed with Matt Lauer's restraint and professional courtesy to the idiotic ravings and insults by Mr. Cruise. I haven't seen a movie of his since, and never plan to watch another new movie from Tommy-boy! His appearance only reminds me of his atrocious behavior and that Matt Lauer is the soul of class.