From her early days as an intern at CNN to her current role as a prominent host on Entertainment Tonight, Nischelle Turner has consistently delivered top-quality entertainment journalism. For the last two decades, she has interviewed many famous celebrities from the industry and known them and their personalities.
Known for her warm smile, engaging presence, and sharp wit, the seven-time Emmy winner has cemented her status as a beloved and respected TV host. She has spoken candidly about many behind-the-scene stories and names a few famous people from Tinseltown with whom she had some great interviews and also the worst ones. She shares what was it like to meet none other than Tom Cruise.
Nischelle Turner was Almost Shocked by Tom Cruise’s Behaviour During the Mission Impossible 7 Premiere
Nischelle Turner, the host of CBS’ Secret Celebrity Renovation and the first woman of color to co-host Entertainment Tonight shared some fond moments from down the memory lane when she traveled to Italy for Mission Impossible 7 premiere. She was surprised by the nice gesture from Tom Cruise himself.
“Recently, I was in Italy with Tom Cruise for Mission Impossible. And he’s such a nice guy,” she told Parade.
She recalls mentioning “Oh, I saw a picture of you coming out of a restaurant the other night” and he says, “Oh, that’s Nino’s! It’s my favorite. I’m gonna make you a reservation there for Sunday night. You gotta go.”
“So he calls people. He’s like, “Make her a reservation, tell them it’s me.” And he did. He didn’t have to do that. It was just really, really lovely of him to do that. And we went. My producer and I had an amazing dinner.”
Her ability to connect with viewers and interviewees alike, along with her charismatic on-screen presence, has made her a beloved figure in the world of television hosting.
What is Her Least Favorite Celebrity Encounter?
“It’s been that way for a lot of people. You know, he doesn’t like to do interviews. He just likes to make his movies.”
“And I would just say, just let him do movies and don’t make him do interviews… Like, if you don’t want to be there, we don’t want to waste our time. We just want to enjoy you as an actor and let’s call it a day,” Turner added.
The Academy Award winner Tommy Lee Jones has showcased his acting prowess across a wide spectrum of genres, earning the admiration of both critics and audiences alike. In his film career of over four decades, Jones earned four Oscar nominations including a win for 1993’s The Fugitive.
No Country for Old Men, Lincoln, and Men in Black are some of the famous movies that have earned his place among Hollywood’s most esteemed actors.