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Tom Cruise's Miami Pool Water for Sale on eBay

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How much money would you pay for a four-ounce bottle of water alleged to have come from a pool in which Tom Cruise swam? If your answer is anything less than $130, you're out of luck. That's the current highest bid on an eBay auction for water taken from the Soho Beach House pool.

A eBay user by the name of lowginjay (100 percent feedback on eBay apparently) has listed the bottle with the following description:

For sale is a 4oz. glass bottle containing water taken from a pool in Miami Beach, Florida in which Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes swam in with daughter Suri on July 16, 2011. There is a very limited supply of this special water. The winning bidder will receive a 5x7 print of Tom swimming in the pool with Katie Holmes by his side as a certificate of authenticity. The bottle is hand painted and shows a cross to mimic the effect of a bottle of Holy Water. But this cross also bears four gold rays coming from behind, which can also be considered the symbol of Scientology. Tom Cruise water can be used in rituals, potions, or perfumes. It can be dabbed behind the ears or on the wrists for good luck. You can place some of it around the hearth of your home or baptize your baby with it. The possibilities are endless. Happy bidding!

The water apparently comes from the pool at the Soho Beach House in Miami Beach. Cruise celebrated his 49th birthday at the hotel and private members-only club last July while he was in town filming Rock of Ages. (I'm pretty sure my feet have been in the pool too, if that sweetens the deal for anyone. Or if anyone would like to buy my foot water, please contact me directly, thank you.)

Of course, if the bidding goes much higher, you might be better off renting a room and taking a dip in the pool yourself.

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