The military community and supporters are not happy with the widely misreported news that Tom Cruise compared his oh-so-grueling acting job to fighting in Afghanistan.

But as CNN anchor Jake Tapper discovered, that’s not exactly what the actor said. For the record:

Tom Cruise deposition 2 by New York Post

Even with “clarity” (a word not often used in association with Tom Cruise), Tapper notes that the actor was still way off the mark.

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Tapper’s not impressed with arguments to the contrary.

https://twitter.com/jaketapper/status/399238383093809152

Update:

This tweet from Tapper about Cruise’s poor comparison is worth an update:

Update:

Jake Tapper followed up and shared even more context from Cruise’s deposition. Cruise was asked to clarify if he believes that separation from his daughter while filming a movie is the same as military deployment. “Oh come on,” he replied, “you know, we’re making a movie.”