MSNBC's Jeanette Walls reports that Tom Cruise is once again calling his lawyers over a newspaper story wondering aloud about his sexual preference. (Ed. note—Cruise says he's straight.) This time, the London Independent interviewed a former acting coach who said that she tutored Cruise and then-wife Nicole Kidman on how to give a "convincing sexual performance" in Eyes Wide Shut .

We can't help it, but we're picturing a chart with a diagram of a woman's body with a big, red arrow labeling the vagina, and a frustrated woman in a lab coat smacking the chart with a wooden pointer.

Legal Eagle (second item) [The Scoop, MSNBC]