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Nicole Kidman's son Connor Cruise welcomes new 'family member' - but it's not what you think

Nicole shares her son with ex-husband Tom Cruise

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Hannah Hargrave
US Deputy Editor
March 26, 2021
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Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise's son, Connor Cruise, teased fans by introducing his new "family member" on Instagram Stories and even shared a photo. 

Connor - who was adopted by the former Hollywood couple -  welcomed an addition to his home, only it was neither a baby nor a puppy… it was a barbeque!

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"Newest member of the backyard family," he captioned the snapshot of the pristine piece of outdoor cooking equipment.

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The 26-year-old occasionally shares his passion for grilling meats with clips from inside his modest backyard in Florida, and now it looks like he's taking his hobby up a notch. 

He loves it so much, he's going into the barbeque business and recently shared the news on social media. 

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Connor joked that his barbeque was his family!

The celebrity offspring posted a photo of a selection of barbeques under a wooden porch and wrote: "After many friends telling me I have finally decided to start a food IG @connorsmeatshack with my bestie @kimj526. Give it a follow if you like backyard steaks, bourbon, chicken, or really whatever we are feeling like that day."

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connor cruise cooking© Photo: Instagram

Connor is now going into the barbeque business!

Unsurprisingly, Connor's followers were delighted by the news and immediately began inquiring about his new career in catering. "Wow. Need a lesson. Or just an invite!" one joked. A second wrote: "It's about time! Your posts are awesome!!" 

In addition to his love of cooking, Connor is also a keen fisherman, however, some of his proud catch photos, have divided his followers who see it as hunting.  

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Connor is also a keen fisherman 

Connor briefly followed in his parents’ footsteps and starred in two films, 2008's Seven Pounds and 2012's Red Dawn remake — before going on to pursue his passion for deep-sea fishing.

His sister, Bella Cruise, resides in London with her husband, Max Parker, and is a keen artist.   

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