Disrespectful! Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebration viewers slam Tom Cruise interview

Tom Cruise reveals why he agreed to appear on Queen's Jubilee Celebration

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Phillip Schofield and Julie Etchingham hosted ITV’s live broadcast of the one-off royal event to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebration at Windsor Castle. Actor Tom Cruise, comedian Omid Djalili and Dame Helen Mirren were just some of the famous faces present at the historical event. However, Phillip and Julie’s interview with Top Gun star Tom was not well received by some viewers. 

Tom’s latest Top Gun: Maverick will premiere in the UK on Thursday. 

ITV viewers hit out at the hosts for quizzing the actor on his new film during the Platinum Jubilee Celebration programme. 

@CityHobo61 tweeted: “Given up on the dire @ITV coverage of #PlatinumJubilee – after an hour seen more of Tom Cruise plugging his film than show & far too much of Phil & Julie. Utter waste of programming time!” (sic)

“Time to turn over to #AntiquesRoadshow as #ITV have spent 45 minutes waffling on and allowing #TomCruise to plug his new film and not the platinum celebration of The Queen’s reign that was advertised,” @JiveDancer99 remarked. 

@bryanjdavis added: “Can @itv just show the full ceremony without ads and Tom Cruise promoting his film? 

“So far, the production is just a mess and hugely disrespectful for her majesty when the live show is probably very good.”

“The #itv #platinumjubilee celebration programme is very strange. I had no idea it was even on. Why isn’t it being broadcasted during the Jubilee long weekend? Why has Tom Cruise has just promoted his new film? It seems to be just clips of random celebs. I’m very confused,” @see75 shared. 

@eileenp92811144 questioned: “I thought this was all about Her Majesty. C’mon, who cares about Tom Cruise. Publicity for himself and his films.”

@royalobsessed_ added: “This show is classic ITV, so much waffle 10 minutes of Tom Cruise chatting about his new Top Gun film? Can we get on with the show please.”

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