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Rupert Murdoch's Scientology attack over Tom Cruise divorce

Rupert Murdoch Photo: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire

Rupert Murdoch has launched an attack on the Scientology organisation in the wake of the divorce of Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise.

The media mogul took to Twitter to call Scientology a "very weird cult."

He went on to describe its followers as "creepy, maybe even evil."

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes arriving for the 2010 National Movie Awards Credit: Ian West/PA

There have been reports that the break up of the Hollywood couple is due to Tom Cruise's devotion to Scientology.