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Adam Sandler: Stop Picking on Tom Cruise | Adam Sandler, Tom Cruise

Adam Sandler: Stop Picking on Tom Cruise

Originally posted 01/24/2008 08:25AM

Tom Cruise has been taking a beating in the press lately, but several of the star's pals are standing up for him.

Adam Sandler tells PEOPLE in an exclusive statement, "To see anyone's private life invaded and mocked like this is sickening. It's especially gross when it happens to a guy like Cruise, who's a great dad, a great husband, and a great friend."

Earlier this month, Andrew Morton's scathing biography of Cruise hit shelves; meanwhile, a pro-Scientology video starring the actor hit the Internet and became the butt of jokes. But many of Cruise's friends and colleagues are not laughing.

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Adam Sandler Plays Santa to Sick Siblings | Adam Sandler

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Adam Sandler Plays Santa to Sick Siblings

Originally posted 12/27/2006 08:50AM

Adam Sandler may be known for his childish movie characters, but this Christmas he played a more mature role: a gift-giving Santa to a brother and sister who are fighting cancer in his home state of New Hampshire.

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Adam Sandler, Wife Have a Baby | Adam Sandler

Adam Sandler, Wife Have a Baby

Originally posted 05/07/2006 08:35PM

Adam Sandler and his wife, Jackie, have had their first child, according to the comedian’s Web site.

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Adam Sandler to Be Big Daddy | Adam Sandler

Adam Sandler to Be Big Daddy

Originally posted 12/05/2005 03:55PM

Adam Sandler is going to be a real-life Big Daddy. The comedian's wife Jackie is expecting the couple's first child, due next spring, a source close to the couple tells PEOPLE.

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Originally posted 12/20/2004 06:00AM

Playing a dad in Spanglish wasn't too much of a stretch for funnyman Adam Sandler. The actor, 38, who married former model Jackie Titone last year, says he's ready for the task. "I just recently started trying, doing the best I can," he says. And, "it feels good trying." After taking a serious turn in 2002's Punch-Drunk Love, Sandler, best known for his roles as immature pranksters in frat-boy favorites like Billy Madison, returns as a sensitive chef with a marriage crisis in the dramedy Spanglish. Sandler recently chatted about being ready for baby, finding role models and learning the ropes in the kitchen.

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Sandler's New Movie Going Slow: Studio | Adam Sandler

Sandler's New Movie Going Slow: Studio

Originally posted 04/19/2004 6:18PM

It sounds like a marriage that couldn't fail: box-office champ Adam Sandler and Oscar winner James L. Brooks, who also has TV's "The Simpsons" to his considerable credit.

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Adam and Drew's 'Dates' Still On Top

Originally posted 02/23/2004 12:10PM

Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore are taking their relationship to the next level. For the second weekend in a row, the stars of the love-struck comedy "50 First Dates" came out on top of the box office.

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Adam, Drew Score with '50 First Dates'

Originally posted 02/16/2004 01:00AM

For Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore it was deja vu all over again. For the second time, the pair has teamed up for a box-office win, this time in the romantic comedy "50 First Dates," which raked in $41 million over the weekend.

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NEWS BRIEFS: Adam Sandler's Dog Died

Originally posted 02/06/2004 1:48PM

DIED: Adam Sandler's beloved pooch Meatball, 4, passed away Jan. 26, reports PEOPLE in its latest issue. The bulldog, whose drinking and drooling problems were well chronicled on the actor's Web page, also appeared in Sandler's 2000 film "Little Nicky." Sandler, 37, held a memorial service at his Malibu home for more than 100 people and served a cake that featured Meatball's face. Guests received T-shirts with the dog's image. As for the actor's other bulldog, Matzoball is sad but fine, according to the magazine.

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Sandler, Connelly Pegged for Next Roles

Originally posted 01/29/2004 11:05AM

Adam Sandler, poised to open his "50 First Dates" with Drew Barrymore next month, already has his next vehicle in the pipeline: a remake of the 1974 Burt Reynolds comedy "The Longest Yard," about a former football player turned convict who challenges prison guards to a game, reports the Associated Press.

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