Tom Cruise was the surprise guest at the annual horse show at Windsor Stables this Sunday, May 15. The actor, soon to be starring in Top Gun: Maverick, made a remarkable arrival at the event organized in honor of Queen Elizabeth II.
The celebrations of the platinum jubilee of Elizabeth II are approaching fast. Since this Thursday, May 12 was held in Windsor the annual horse show of the royal stables. The Queen was ailing on the first day of the show, but appeared radiant in one of the grandstands on the second day of the event, which attracts 50,000 visitors each year. The last day of the contest was marked by the presence of Tom Cruise, who arrived as a superstar under a rain of flashes. In the middle of a promotional tour for Top Gun: Maverick, the 59-year-old actor did not go unnoticed in the stands of the famous British show, this Sunday, May 15.
The same evening, the star was also present at the first big celebration of the platinum jubilee of Elizabeth II: an equestrian show entitled A Gallop Through History. Dressed in an elegant tuxedo, Tom Cruise gave a speech in honor of the 96-year-old monarch.
Tom Cruise’s laudatory speech for Elizabeth II
“What she has accomplished is historic,” he said. “She’s met presidents, world leaders, people from all walks of life. It’s not just Americans who recognize the Queen’s dignity, dedication and kindness. That’s how I’ve always felt about her,” he continued, as the sovereign looked on. “She is someone who understands her position and has held it throughout an extraordinary 70-year history,” concluded the famous American actor.
In June 2022, Tom Cruise will normally be part of a historical reenactment during the celebrations of the Queen’s jubilee. According to information from The Hollywood Reporter, the actor could represent the path of America in its independence from the United Kingdom.
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