Tom Cruise’s remarkable physique at a Spanish beach caught the netizens’ eye. However, some spotted something unexpected in the actor’s photos on social media, raising eyebrows given his reputation as a fitness enthusiast and his previous revelations about the diverse activities that keep him youthful.

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Tom Cruise enjoyed a day at Formentor Beach in Majorca, Spain, wearing navy blue shorts and smiling as he waded into the water—a pleasant break from his busy filming schedule.

Earlier, he was spotted in casual clothes boarding a sailboat with filmmaker Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu, suggesting leisure time or potential new projects.

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Photos of Tom quickly circulated, prompting comments from netizens that ranged from admiration of his fitness to critiques of his aging body. One netizen bluntly remarked, “Looks saggy to me,” while another questioned, “What happened to his chest???”

A third assumed, “clear signs of muscle atrophy,” and someone else exclaimed, “That’s an old man body!!!!” Another disappointed fan simply stated, “Not ripped. I see flab.” However, not all comments were critical.

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Some fans rushed to Tom’s defense, with one noting, “Yep, he’s sagging just like the rest of us 60+ that’s what happens when you are blessed to live long enough.”

Another supporter chimed in, “I’m going to need to see Tom Cruises birth certificate no way is he 61 he looks incredible GO TOM!!!!” A fan also declared, “He looks great who cares about his age he’s an icon.”

Tom’s dedication to wellness is evident not just in how the public sees him, but also in his personal health practices.

A volleyball scene from the 1986 movie "Top Gun" as shared on June 7, 2022. | Source: YouTube/hollywoodreporter

A volleyball scene from the 1986 movie “Top Gun” as shared on June 7, 2022. | Source: YouTube/hollywoodreporter

In a 2023 interview with Men’s Health, Tom detailed the diverse activities that keep him youthful: “Sea-kayaking, caving… fencing, treadmill, weights… rock-climbing, hiking… I jog… I do so many different activities,” he explained.

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Anne Elliott, a sports scientist at Middlesex University, supported Tom’s varied approach, noting it helps maintain flexibility and balance—essential aspects of staying youthful. She said, “How we move conveys energy and youth—not how buff we are.”

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Tom’s recent appearance at Formenter Beach followed his sighting in the UK in April, which aligned with his daughter Suri Cruise’s 18th birthday celebration. The duo’s distant relationship sparked netizens’ discussion.

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Suri celebrated her birthday in New York, where she lives with her mom, Katie Holmes. Amid Suri’s birthday, Tom was spotted in London on location filming “Mission Impossible 8.”

Despite the physical distance between Suri and her father, a social media user thought their relationship might take a different turn from then on. “Suri is 18 now. All kids love their parents. I wouldn’t be surprised if Suri now will have a relationship with her father,” the Facebook user opined.

The actor’s youngest and estranged daughter was seen out with a friend in New York City, holding a birthday present while she slayed in a denim jacket and matching bootcut jeans. She was clutching a pink umbrella during a wet day in the Big Apple.

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Suri’s appearance also sparked a mixed bag of reactions from social media, but her resemblance to her mother, Katie, stood out to commenters.

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Beautiful girl, looks like her Momma❣️🫶” a social media user gushed. “Gorgeous!!! A photocopy of her mama,” an Instagrammer agreed. “Wow, she is her mom’s twin!” someone else wrote. “I thought this was her mom 😮, another added.

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Other social media users took note of Suri’s umbrella for different reasons. “She need not much for a perfect birthday party. Friends, an umbrella and the rest is coming!! Our girl is a woman!! Strong as her mother!!😍” an X user commented.

Katie Holmes at Iris Apfel's 100th birthday celebration at Central Park Tower on September 9, 2021, in New York City | Source: Getty Images

Katie Holmes at Iris Apfel’s 100th birthday celebration at Central Park Tower on September 9, 2021, in New York City | Source: Getty Images

While turning 18 is a significant milestone for anyone, this age appears to be especially momentous for Suri Cruise, as she could gain the legal freedom to openly talk about her father, his beliefs in Scientology, and their reported estrangement.

Suri Cruise and Tom Cruise visit Charles River Basin in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on October 10, 2009. | Source: Getty Images

Suri Cruise and Tom Cruise visit Charles River Basin in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on October 10, 2009. | Source: Getty Images

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Tony Ortega, a seasoned researcher of Scientology, shared, “Suri would have been too young to sign any agreement, but she will now be free to talk if she wants to, and it’s going to be really interesting if she has something to say.”

Tom Cruise and Suri Cruise as seen on the streets of Manhattan in New York City, on December 3, 2008. | Source: Getty Images

Tom Cruise and Suri Cruise as seen on the streets of Manhattan in New York City, on December 3, 2008. | Source: Getty Images

Tony also explained that part of why Katie left when she did when Suri was six, was because she would have witnessed what Tom’s other kids, Isabella and Connor, went through because of Scientology.

Connor Cruise, Tom Cruise, and Isabella Cruise at United Artists Pictures and MGM premiere of 'Valkyrie' in Los Angeles, California, on December 18, 2008. | Source: Getty Images

Connor Cruise, Tom Cruise, and Isabella Cruise at United Artists Pictures and MGM premiere of ‘Valkyrie’ in Los Angeles, California, on December 18, 2008. | Source: Getty Images

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Now 18, Suri not only has the legal right to speak out but also the autonomy to decide whether to embrace Scientology or pursue her own path.

From birth, Suri sparked a global frenzy as the daughter of A-list celebrities. At five months, she made her debut on the cover of Vanity Fair in the loving arms of her parents, who were still married, snapped by the then couple’s photographer, Anne Leibovitz.

Katie Holmes and Suri Cruise enjoying a night at American Ballet Theater at Lincoln Center in New York City, on May 21, 2018 | Source: Getty Images

Katie Holmes and Suri Cruise enjoying a night at American Ballet Theater at Lincoln Center in New York City, on May 21, 2018 | Source: Getty Images

At 18, Suri would face a pivotal decision of whether to embrace the level of fame she experienced as a child, marked by blogs dedicated to her fashion or to continue living the private life that Katie has meticulously crafted for her since she gave Tom their divorce papers.

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Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise during the 'War of the Worlds' premiere in New York City, on June 23, 2005. | Source: Getty Images

Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise during the ‘War of the Worlds’ premiere in New York City, on June 23, 2005. | Source: Getty Images

During the divorce, court documents revealed that Tom acknowledged that Katie filed for divorce to protect Suri from the religion, Scientology. Yet, Katie reportedly signed non-disclosure agreements barring her from discussing her marriage to Tom and her immersion in Scientology.

Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise at the premiere of 'Tropic Thunder' at the Mann Village Theater in Westwood, California, on August 11, 2008. | Source: Getty Images

Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise at the premiere of ‘Tropic Thunder’ at the Mann Village Theater in Westwood, California, on August 11, 2008. | Source: Getty Images

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Katie has always been protective of Suri. In 2017, she stated that her child was the most important person to her, emphasizing that her upbringing was paramount to her work at the time. She shared the importance of being present for her child and giving her a stable, innocent childhood.

Katie Holmes and Suri Cruise celebrate Suri's ninth birthday at the Gilded Lily in New York City, on April 18, 2015. | Source: Getty Images

Katie Holmes and Suri Cruise celebrate Suri’s ninth birthday at the Gilded Lily in New York City, on April 18, 2015. | Source: Getty Images

Katie felt blessed to do what she did in her career, but she believed that nothing in the world was better than watching her child succeed. The actress endeavored to cherish Suri’s childhood while it lasted.

Katie Holmes sighted helping Suri Cruise to scooter in New York City, on October 8, 2013. | Source: Getty Images

Katie Holmes sighted helping Suri Cruise to scooter in New York City, on October 8, 2013. | Source: Getty Images

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Katie acknowledged the bittersweet reality that children grow more independent each day. Despite the inevitable sadness of their eventual departure, she aimed to provide everything Suri needed before she ventured into her own path.

Katie Holmes and Suri Cruise seen walking around Union Square in New York City, on April 10, 2010. | Source: Getty Images

Katie Holmes and Suri Cruise seen walking around Union Square in New York City, on April 10, 2010. | Source: Getty Images

When Suri was 14, actress Leah Remini believed that Tom intended to wait until his daughter was older to introduce her to Scientology. According to Leah, Scientology viewed Katie as a suppressive person, an enemy.

Katie Holmes, Tom Cruise, and Suri Cruise seen on the streets of Manhattan in New York City, on December 17, 2011. | Source: Getty Images

Katie Holmes, Tom Cruise, and Suri Cruise seen on the streets of Manhattan in New York City, on December 17, 2011. | Source: Getty Images

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This meant Tom believed Katie couldn’t have a relationship with Suri. Leah also suggested that Tom’s plan was to eventually draw Suri into Scientology as she grew older, potentially distancing her from her mother.

Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes, and Suri Cruise visit Schenley Plaza's carousel in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on October 8, 2011. | Source: Getty Images

Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes, and Suri Cruise visit Schenley Plaza’s carousel in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on October 8, 2011. | Source: Getty Images

Leah expressed surprise at Katie’s sudden breakup from Tom in 2012. She recalled Katie being deeply immersed in Tom’s Scientology world. However, Leah commended Katie for prioritizing her daughter’s well-being.

Katie Holmes and Suri Cruise are seen in the Upper West Side in New York City, on July 22, 2019. | Source: Getty Images

Katie Holmes and Suri Cruise are seen in the Upper West Side in New York City, on July 22, 2019. | Source: Getty Images

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Leah suggested there might be an agreement in place to safeguard Suri. She added that she was proud of Katie for removing her daughter from what could have been a harmful situation for both Suri and their relationship.

Suri Cruise and Katie Holmes are seen in New York City, on September 8, 2020. | Source: Getty Images

Suri Cruise and Katie Holmes are seen in New York City, on September 8, 2020. | Source: Getty Images

Still, Regarding the future, former Scientology spokesperson Mike Rinder, who hasn’t seen his two eldest children since leaving the organization, conveyed, “Suri is not a Scientologist and never will be…she deserves love and sympathy.”

Suri Cruise is seen in Paris, France, on July 1, 2018. | Source: Getty Images

Suri Cruise is seen in Paris, France, on July 1, 2018. | Source: Getty Images

Over the years, Katie has showered her daughter with love and care, offering solace after a tumultuous childhood due to her parents’ divorce. Soon, Suri will have the freedom to shape her path, empowered to make her own choices as she enters adulthood.

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