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“We call it the Cruise Cake”: Tom Cruise Still Sends Spider-Man Star Kirsten Dunst His Trademark Cakes After Actress Was Traumatized While Filming $223M Movie With Him

"We call it the Cruise Cake": Tom Cruise Still Sends Spider-Man Star Kirsten Dunst His Trademark Cakes After Actress Was Traumatized While Filming $223M Movie With Him

Action star Tom Cruise has worked with multiple actors over the several decades of his career in Hollywood. While some have a lovely experience and always have something lovely and positive to say about the actor, not everyone feels the same. And one of the things that is highly popular among his co-stars is his special Christmas cake. Actors like Miles Teller, Henry Cavill, Angela Bassett, and many others who have worked with him have received the Christmas cake.

Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise

And the Mission: Impossible star doesn’t forget the artists he worked with long ago as well. Kirsten Dunst, who worked with Cruise in the 1994 film Interview With the Vampire, shared that he’s kept in touch with her and she still receives the special Christmas cake from him.

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Kirsten Dunst Still Receives Tom Cruise’s Christmas Cake

Kirsten Dunst started working at a very young age. The actress shared that she started acting by starring in commercials and made her big screen breakout with the 1994 film Interview With the Vampire, in which she starred alongside Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt.

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A scene from the movie 'Interview with the Vampire'
Interview with the Vampire (1994)

During her appearance on The Graham Norton Show, she shared that she was only ten years old when she was cast in the 1994 film. Talking about her co-stars, she said that The Mummy actor has kept in touch with her since they worked in the movie, and she still receives a Christmas cake from him every year.

He gives me this cake every Christmas. We call it the Cruise Cake,” she said. The Bring It On actress further said that it’s the best coconut cake she has ever had in her life. She shared that every Christmas everyone in her family is excited about the cake.

Tom Cruise with Kirsten Dunst
Tom Cruise and Kirsten Dunst

“We get it every Christmas,” she said before adding, “All our family’s like Cruise cake is here.” Dunst also shared that it’s a “major thing” during the festival seasons for her family. Multiple other actors have also shared similar stories, as they received the “Cruise cake” from the action star.


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Kirsten Dunst’s Traumatizing Experience in the 1994 Film

Kirsten Dunst portrayed a little girl, Claudia, who was turned into a vampire by Tom Cruise’s character Lestat in Interview with the Vampire. She has been working on films for a while and got her big break with the 1994 film. While she loved working with Hollywood stars in the movie, there were still things that bothered her.

Kirsten Dunst and Brad Pitt in Interview with the Vampire
Kirsten Dunst and Brad Pitt in Interview with the Vampire (1994)

One such thing was kissing her co-star Brad Pitt. During an interview with Vanity Fair, the Jumanji actress shared that she was very uncomfortable kissing Pitt, as she was “a little girl and he was like a brother to [her].” Dunst shared that although it was just a peck, she still found it “weird.”

The actress shared that it caused trauma for her as she “didn’t kiss anyone else until [she] was 16.” While others told her that she was lucky to kiss the Bullet Train star, she only felt disgusted by it.

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Source: The Graham Norton Show

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Laxmi Rajput is a writer at Fandomwire. She finished her Post Graduation in Broadcast Journalism and worked as a Business News writer for a year. But her interest in entertainment and pop culture compelled her to find a way towards Entertainment Journalism. She has worked across various fields and has 2 years of experience in content writing. She likes reading, music, movies, and traveling. She aspires to become a fiction writer in the future.