In , Alex Gibney’s 2015 documentary, Marty Rathbun, a former high-ranking Scientologist, confesses that he was assigned to sabotage Cruise’s second marriage: “I was to facilitate the breakup with Nicole Kidman.” According to the film, Scientology head David Miscavige—a good friend of Cruise’s—became suspicious of Kidman when she began to influence Cruise away from the church.
Gibney’s film claims that over the course of their marriage, Cruise even stopped returning Miscavige’s calls.
A Radar Online report from last year alleged Holmes and Foxx’s secrecy may also be a result of that high-stakes divorce settlement.
Maureen Orth reported that, “The organization devised an elaborate auditioning process in which actresses who were already Scientology members were called in, told they were auditioning for a new training film, and then asked a series of curious questions including: ‘What do you think of Tom Cruise?
’” The search party, Orth reported, eventually landed on actress Nazanin Boniadi.
Especially in tabloid world and social media world, they’re so thirsty to find any story…
Sometimes when you read the stuff you’re like, ‘Wow! ’” Holmes has refused to engage with the topic altogether.
“Katie wanted out of the marriage so badly, she agreed to the terms—and got $4.8 million in child support, plus another $5 million for herself.” And the timing works out: Holmes and Cruise finalized their divorce in June 2012, meaning that the exes have only recently passed the five-year mark.
If the rumors are true, Holmes and Foxx are now free to shout their love from the couches without fear of reprisal from Holmes’ bizarre ex.
And while the relationship was initially successful, the actress quickly found herself running afoul of both Cruise and Miscavige: “By the third week in January, she was asked to move into Scientology’s Celebrity Centre.
Boniadi was told that Cruise ‘wants someone with her own power—like Nicole.’ When she asked why Cruise would not break up with her himself, she was told he was not to be disturbed.” (The Church of Scientology did not respond to The Daily Beast’s requests for comment prior to publication.) By April of 2005, Cruise was dating actress Katie Holmes, and just one month later he was enthusiastically holding forth on his budding relationship while jumping on Oprah Winfrey’s couch.
) in 2015 that Cruise just isn't present, physically or mentally, for Suri.
"He doesn't seem interested in being part of Suri's day-to-day life.
At that point, the documentary alleges, Miscavige resolved to get Kidman out of the picture.