Scientology Groomed Cruise Mate

    NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 04:  Actress Nazanin Boniadi attends Amnesty International's Secret Policeman's Ball 2012 at Radio City Music Hall on March 4, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Amnesty International)

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    The Church of Scientology reportedly vetted dozens of potential leading women for Tom Cruise after his divorce from Nicole Kidman—and had decided on actress Nazanin Boniadi before Katie Holmes ever came along. The audition process for the costarring role in Tom Cruise’s love life is said to have included taped meetings with Scientology officials, a makeover, and confidentiality agreements, all before Boniadi even got to meet Cruise. Scientology has denied the account. Boniadi has since gone on to a career with appearances in Iron Man and several television series.

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