Travolta: Cruise has the right to say how he feels

John Travolta has defended fellow Scientologist Tom Cruise's right to believe in what he likes after the actor attracted criticism for comments he made in video footage leaked online.

John Travolta has defended fellow Scientologist Tom Cruise's right to believe in what he likes after the actor attracted criticism for comments he made in video footage leaked online.

'Mission: Impossible' star Cruise has come under fire for footage in which he accuses US government officials of lying to the public in the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

His comments were made in a newly-surfaced video promoting Scientology.

However, Travolta insists Cruise's controversial views should be of no concern.

He tells website People.com: "Tom has - we all have - the right to practice how we feel."

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