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Simon Pegg Reveals Tom Cruise’s Secret to Maintaining Authority: Never Apologize

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If Tom Cruise ever makes a mistake, don’t expect an apology.

That’s the experience of Simon Pegg, who co-starred with Cruise in each of his “Mission: Impossible” films.

Speak with The timesPegg shared the observation he’s made about Cruise over the years.

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“The best thing he taught me is to never take responsibility for a mistake,” Pegg explained.

“But in a funny way,” he continued. “As if something goes wrong and it’s his fault, he’ll flatly deny it. And if someone corrects him, instead of saying sorry, he just says ‘Yes’ and winks at me.”

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Pegg added: “I admitted I was crazy once and he said – with a wry smile, I hasten to add – ‘Simon, don’t do that.’ He maintains his authority by never being blamed for anything.”

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