“It was early this morning at the Eiffel Tower, so I haven’t slept at all,” he said. “Today is a magnificent day for me, I’m engaged to a magnificent woman.

I don’t think it can be stressed strongly enough that Mr. Cruise is marrying a woman. You know, with lady bits. A female. Not a guy in the slightest.

I’m sure some cynics will scoff at a marriage announcement seemingly timed to coincide with the promotion of two blockbuster movie openings, but before you pass judgement, I wonder how many of you have thought of the pressures facing a young couple in love. The competition from video games, TiVo, the interweb, Larry Bowa in HD, etc. Until you’ve tried to open a $100 million summer film, you’ve really got nothing to say about it.