Tom Cruise says Scientology helped him overcome dyslexia - Yahoo! News
He told "XL Semanal," the weekly magazine supplement of daily Spanish newspaper ABC, that at the age of seven he was diagnosed as having the language-based learning disability that can include problems in reading, spelling, writing and pronouncing words.
"I asked myself if I was normal or an idiot. I would try to concentrate but I felt anxiety, frustration, boredom. When I graduated from high school in 1980 I was functionally illiterate," he said.Tom Cruise filmography - Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaHe became involved with the religion in 1990 through his first wife Mimi Rogers.
Following Cruise's hour-long meeting with Mr Coats the star signed autographs and chatted to embassy staff, who remarked on how friendly and patient he was.
I have to wonder how a person who's dyslexic can make 13 movies and learn/recite his lines perfectly but not a single director makes an issue of this. Wouldn't somebody have noticed it? Or is Tom Cruise dumb enough to think that anybody buys that a science fiction based religion actually did help him overcome dyslexia?