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Tom Cruise/Katie Holmes

Divorce NOT

Over Scientology

7/5/2012 10:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Katie Holmes
may say her decision to divorce Tom Cruise is over Scientology, but it's NOT ... so say sources directly connected to Tom.

Our sources tell us ... they believe Katie and her team are leaking false stories to the media by maintaining she was trying to save Suri from the grips of Scientology, and that's why she left Tom.

As one well-connected Tom source put it, "She [Katie] was totally committed to Scientology. She had enthusiasm for it and would voluntarily and gladly participate in it when Tom was off shooting movies."

The source adds, "This is not a fight over religion. It's being used as a way to hurt Tom."

And on the subject of hurting Tom, as we first reported, sources connected with the actor tell us Katie's people have made it difficult for him to speak with Suri by phone, but he's talked to her every day. He has no immediate plans to see his daughter because he's leaving today or tomorrow to shoot his new movie in the Rockies.

Tom's lawyers have not filed any docs in court -- yet -- to establish his custodial rights. If that happens, we're told they will file in New York, although it's pretty clear they will ask to have the case sent to California.

And, as for what Tom's people say the divorce is really about ... they won't say yet, but tell us it's coming.

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181.

carol    

One more comment. "This Church of Scientology" WHAT CHURCH????? NO CHURCH. It's a belief system based on Science Fiction - somebody came here years ago on spaceship yadda yadda yadda. NO CHURCH.
It's Science Fiction Crap.

755 days ago
182.

janet    

Tom Cruise is out of his Cruise Control and he is pissed. It's about his ego him being a control freak getting hit not about his daughter.


He is talking with his daughter every day. Holmes has no restraining order against him. He knows exactly where they are and it's Cruise choosing not seeing his daughter not Holmes.


Cruise has a ton of money private jets a can fly in to Teterboro in Jersey be in the city in less than an hour depending on traffic. He's not. Just more BS crap.


I don't belive Cruise was 'blindsided' I think Cruise simply didn't expect his duitiful puppet wife did this. How DARE she. Yeah, it's done and a long time coming.

755 days ago
183.

StarryStarryNight    

remember when the little controlling azzwipe and his mouthpiece said the "nicole knows why" bullsh*t line?

the reason katie is divorcing him is cause he's just that...an azzwipe.

755 days ago
184.

shelleyk    

And let the fun begin! As source close to Tom? Now he's planting his seeds!

755 days ago
185.

Tee    

the real reason is coming....when they make up a really good one.

755 days ago
186.

shelleyk    

*A source*

755 days ago
187.

Pickanotherid    

Now I'm beginning to wonder how long before the Cof$ trots out their antique and boring, "She's just a bitter apostate in it for the money.", line?

755 days ago
188.

Fat Mike    

Harvey Levin = Tom's PR machine. Well done on the unbiased reporting, morons. Next you'll be telling us that Katie Holmes kills puppies for food.

755 days ago
189.

TheRedPill    

The CoS Charter says, and I am paraphrasing here, something almost identical to the Koran, about using any and all means to "sue, deceive," and otherwise destroy any and all NON-Scientologists.


Trying to find that charter on line, I found this:

.... February 26: Harwell's investigation hits the front page of the Times. His piece is chock full of nightmarish details about Scientology front group World Literacy Crusade moving in on a charter school in trouble, installing a member of the Nation of Islam on the school's board, replacing the curriculum with Scientology's "study tech" and then sending the Crusade substantial payments even as the school was in bankruptcy. Harwell even tracked down that the school's president, Hanan Islam, was calling herself "Doctor" based on bogus credentials.


Are the two linked??? Certainly they both come across as very misogynist...... this could be a very scary connection if it's the case....


Whole article here....


http://blogs.villagevoice.com/runninscared/2012/03/scientology_nat.php

755 days ago
190.

Dreamer    

Maybe she will finally "tell all" about him...... that he's gay. I haven't watched a movie of his since
Risky Business.... there are many better actors. Team Katie for me.

755 days ago
191.

TheRedPill    

IS THERE A CONNECTION BETWEEN SCIENTOLOGY AND ISLAM??????????

755 days ago
192.

Regina    

Geesh, they are protesting WAAAAAAAAYY too much. Yeah, I'm sure that she was at the Celebrity Center as often as she could, NOT.
You know I will give them some credit. Okay, maybe it wasn't ALL about religion, maybe it was because Tom was just a d***. Okay maybe it was hard to see your kid when you was half a world away, but come on. Now he is stateside, and he can go visit her now but he CHOOSES not too, he would rather FILM.
That tells you where his priorities are right there. He's in his fantasy land now more than ever.

755 days ago
193.

bka62223    

Oh yeah... Tom's a great guy, blindsided by Katie's filing and... so much in love that he doesn't even bother to fly home to try to reconcile his marriage. And now, Scientology's propaganda machine begins to spring into action. Anyone that is aware of their deceitful practices can see right through what will be an ever-growing campaign to destroy Katie. The good thing is, she's a public figure and at least partially protected by the presence of the media that hounds her every move. Honestly, Tom doesn't seem to be a bad guy in public and with his fans. However I'm sure he would be one extremely difficult person to live with. Dude's obviously way too self-important and obsessed with his "religion", as well as the unrealistic position he holds himself in regarding his "purpose" for mankind. Good luck Katie, battle hard for a more normalized life for Suri and yourself. Please be fair to the father / daughter relationship.

755 days ago
194.

TheRedPill    

PLEASE write a book, Kate. We just can't stand not knowing.

755 days ago
195.

Eliza    

Purely speculation: wonder if she has ever spoken to Nicole Kidman in confidence. She is being very smart. She saw what can happen if she is not careful. She would have been a good person to turn to for advice in the past months.

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