Tom Cruise has dinner with Penelope Cruz and Salma Hayek
Oct 4, It's hard to imagine why Tom Cruise isn't a part of daughter Suri's life but a Church of Scientology a try during her six-year marriage to Cruise. Aug 4, It seems that Tom Cruise has a knack for finding love through movie-making. and onto a relationship with Vanilla Sky co-star Penelope Cruz, whom he met party; the couple became proud parents to baby girl Suri in Jul 2, Beset by rumors, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes seemed fated to split. residential custody” of the couple's 6-year-old daughter, Suri, reported TMZ. his wife, including Penélope Cruz, fellow Scientologist Erika Christensen.
Even their prenup had, according to Scientology insiders, a series of mileposts where Katie would receive bonuses for how long she stayed with the actor. In the months before they married, they claimed Katie had signed up for a five-year contract.
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Well, those five years are now up — the couple married in November Holmes saw what happened to her predecessor. Kidman was toast the moment she said in an interview that she embraced a number of religions, not just Scientology.
Given the fact that her father is a psychiatrist — deemed to be the mortal enemies of Scientology — she was already suspect. These public pronouncements put her beyond the pale.
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After Nicole, the search was on for a new partner for Tom Terrific. While Penelope studiously read Scientology texts and attended auditing courses — the equivalent of a confessional — she was never really committed. When their relationship officially ended inno one was happier than her father, Eduardo, who had secretly been in touch with an organization based in Germany — the most hostile European country to Scientology — which helps members of cults and their families.
After the Cruz breakup, the lovelorn actor turned to his best friend, Scientology leader Miscavige, for help in finding a new wife. The diminutive church boss, who has a notoriously volcanic temper, became irritated with constant calls from Tom. As the head of a multibillion-dollar operation, he felt it was below him to be seeking out women for the Hollywood star. He deputized his wife, Shelly, to take over the task. The first girl she chose seemed ideal.
She was a Sea Org member, that is to say committed to working full time for Scientology. Then, according to friends, she was sent to a top security Scientology base and forced to scrub public bathroom floors with a toothbrush as punishment for messing up her assignment. The daughter of a Nicaraguan mother and Italian father, she had been a Scientologist since the age of 13 and was by the side of the actor when he received a special Scientology award in November When that hookup bit the dust, he gave Scientology leaders a wish list of women he would like to date.
They included Jennifer Garner and the up-and-coming actress Sofia Vergara. It was not long before he casually suggested they head for Celebrity Centre where, surprise, surprise, Miscavige was waiting to layer on the charm.
It soon became clear that she was being auditioned for the biggest role of her life — Mrs. It was made clear that if she took the part, she would have to renounce her Catholic faith and convert to Scientology. After that debacle, the church went into overdrive to find him a partner.
The beginning of the end: Katie looked sad when she was snapped with Tom just two weeks ago Image: Can Tom save his marriage? Reuters Yesterday Tom was seen for the first time since news of the split broke around the world.
The Hollywood star, his eyes hiding behind aviator shades, jumped into a private helicopter from the set of his latest film Oblivion in Iceland. He was later seen flying out of Reykjavik airport - his destination unknown.
Tom was devastated after splitting with Penelope - News18
The couple have spent months insisting their marriage was as strong as ever as rumours circulated showbiz that all was not well. But on Friday Katie Holmes finally put an end to the speculation by announcing her split from Tompaving the way for a court battle over the fortune the couple have amassed since they tied the knot five years and seven months ago. Could Tom fight Katie for custody of Suri, 6? Getty The year-old actress has started divorce proceedings and is insisting on sole custody of their daughter Suri, six.
The shock move is said to have left Top Gun star Cruise, 49, devastated.