How ‘overprotective’ Katie Holmes saved her daughter from Scientology

Strolling by way of New York along with her mom, each dressed casually in denim and boots, smiling Suri Cruise appeared like every other fresh-faced teenager having fun with high quality time along with her mom Katie Holmes

Despited being featured singing on the soundtracks of a few of her mom’s movies, ‘overprotective’ Katie has shielded her solely daughter from the limelight to take pleasure in a comparatively regular upbringing. 

But it might have all been a really totally different image if Katie’s seven-year marriage to Tom Cruise had stood the take a look at of time.  

They had been married for six years after tying the knot in a Scientologist ceremony in Italy in 2006. However, as the wedding went on, sources near Katie recommended she felt more and more intimidated by the church, by which Tom stays a strong determine right this moment.

Neither mom nor daughter are stated to have contact with Tom Cruise, and a supply revealed final 12 months that the Top Gun star has ‘no half’ in his daughter’s life. 

Katie Holmes, 45, and Suri Cruise, 17, have lived together in New York City since Holmes split from Tom Cruise in 2012 (pictured this weekend)

Katie Holmes, 45, and Suri Cruise, 17, have lived collectively in New York City since Holmes cut up from Tom Cruise in 2012 (pictured this weekend)

Following the split from Cruise, Katie Holmes was granted full custody of their daughter, with Suri's father having frequent and 'meaningful' visitation rights

Following the cut up from Cruise, Katie Holmes was granted full custody of their daughter, with Suri’s father having frequent and ‘significant’ visitation rights

She’s stated to be making ready for increased training and is pondering of pursuing a profession in vogue. 

A supply advised ‘Suri is making use of to varsities in all places. [Katie] actually does need her to remain in New York to allow them to be shut to one another. Katie takes nice satisfaction in her however can be extraordinarily overprotective.’

The insider added Katie was ‘overwhelmed’ by the concept of her daughter going to varsity as Suri is claimed to be ‘leaning in direction of’ vogue college.

Although Cruise pays approximately $400,000 in child support to Holmes for Suri, he is said to have 'no part' in his daughter's life

Although Cruise pays roughly $400,000 in little one assist to Holmes for Suri, he’s stated to have ‘no half’ in his daughter’s life

They revealed that Tom does ‘not have a component in [Suri’s] life’ – after it was beforehand revealed that the pair haven’t seen one another in years. 

When the couple cut up in 2012, it was reported that Katie had chosen to finish the couple’s marriage over fears about elevating her daughter as a Scientologist – a faith that Tom is extremely devoted to.

Her resolution to give up the faith, in addition to the wedding, prompted a serious rift between the previous spouses, which has seen Tom and Suri’s relationship develop into more and more distant through the years.

MailOnline revealed in 2016 that Katie feared she would lose Suri to Scientology, after seeing how Tom’s first spouse Nicole Kidman grew to become extra distanced from the kids she shares with him, Bella and Connor, after they remained throughout the church after she left.

It was reported that Katie’s ultimate straw got here when members of the Church of Scientology moved into the couple’s residence.

Ron Miscavige, the daddy of Scientology chief David, who himself renounced the faith, advised that there’s a ‘poisonous’ coverage of ‘disconnection’ working throughout the church – which is one thing Katie feared can be applied to maintain her away from her daughter. 

Divorce paperwork on the time revealed that Katie Holmes would obtain $400,000 yearly from multi-millionaire Tom in the best way of kid assist till Suri turns 18.

The Hollywood actor would additionally pay for Suri’s medical and dental bills in addition to her insurance coverage, training prices and school tuition. The cash is reportedly paid by digital switch. 

Regarding Suri’s training, the couple agreed their daughter wouldn’t attend boarding college (which quashed rumours she would attend a Scientology-led establishment).

Katie was granted sole custody of their daughter whereas Tom was allowed ‘significant’ visitation rights.

As Suri reaches adolescence and begins a brand new stage of her life, one other supply near Katie advised ‘Being raised by a single mother in New York has made Suri who she is. Katie has all the time put Suri first and Suri loves her mother greater than something.

‘She is a great woman, and she or he is popping into a really clever mature girl. She has a really shut group of loyal mates, and she or he is aware of precisely the place she comes from.’

Throughout her childhood Katie did her greatest to maintain Suri out of the limelight as greatest as doable. However, because the teenager turned 16, the actress has begun to disclose a bit of extra about her daughter’s life.

In 2021, a trailer for a rom-com starring and directed by Holmes, Alone Together, featured Suri singing Blue Moon on the soundtrack, as her mom praised her daughter as ‘the perfect’. 

Speaking to Yahoo Entertainment about her resolution to forged her daughter because the singer of the duvet, Holmes was filled with reward for Suri.

She stated: ‘I all the time need the best degree of expertise. So I requested her! She’s very, very gifted. She stated she would do it and she or he recorded it, and I let her do her factor.’

In the identical interview, Holmes revealed she had additionally enlisted Suri to sing in one other movie she had directed, Rare Objects.

Despite two very spectacular credit to her identify and being the daughter of two of Hollywood’s largest names, Holmes insisted Suri remained, for essentially the most half, ‘a 16-year-old child doing highschool’.

Aside from a possible singing profession (with a bit of assist from her mom), Suri is considered one thing of a fashionista who evokes her mom, with Holmes not too long ago revealing she typically pinches equipment from her daughter.

Back in 2011 when Suri was simply 4 years previous, Katie Holmes advised Elle that her daughter would typically move touch upon her garments.

She revealed: ‘Today I’m carrying brown suede pants, and she or he stated, ‘I don’t like your pants.’ But then she’ll say, ‘You’ve bought to put on these sneakers.’ Or ‘That’s so fairly, Mom. Wear that.’ She’s bought an excellent eye.’

During an interview with InFashion in 2020, Holmes sat down to speak whereas carrying her then 14-year-old daughter’s purple hair scrunchie.

She revealed that, by then, Suri had surpassed the ‘girlie stage’ of her life and was changing into her personal particular person.

Gushing with affection for her daughter, Holmes stated she had raised Suri to be unbiased and onerous working.

‘She got here out very robust — she’s all the time been a robust character. She’ll decide an exercise and work her butt off till she’s actually good at it,’ Holmes described.

‘Then she’s like, “OK, I’m going to try the next thing.” She’s very targeted and a tough employee.’

As for Holmes herself, the actress who made her debut because the coy-yet-boisterous Joey in Dawson’s Creek has honed her inventive aptitude in recent times, taking up directing initiatives together with a lockdown romance movie on which Suri sang.

Katie was impressed to put in writing Alone Together after seeing the legend within the 1987 movie Baby Boom. 

Since her cut up with Tom, Katie had a personal relationship with Jamie Foxx for a number of years from 2013 till 2019, with the couple solely revealing their romance to the general public shortly earlier than the cut up.

She additionally dated chef Emilio Vitolo and Bobby Wooten III.