TOM REJECTS PENELOPE'S MARRIAGE PLEA

Published on: July 24, 2003

Tom Cruise has turned down Penelope Cruz's pleas to wed, telling his longtime girlfriend, "I'm not getting married again."

And the reason behind Tom's stunning refusal is that he simply can't face the emotional toll another marriage would take on him and his children.

The issue that goes on sale Friday reveals how Tom was deeply scarred by the failure of his marriage to Nicole Kidman, why a disappointed Penelope is still staying with her man … and more.