Katie Holmes might have won this battle, but it looks like Tom Cruise isn’t about to step down. While it’s pretty clear by now that Scientology played a major factor in Katie deciding to divorce her husband of five years, the religion might still play quite the role in her daughter Suri’s life. According to sources, dad Tom isn’t “ashamed” of his religion and doesn’t plan on hiding it from his 6-year-old daughter.
Sources close to the megastar say that Tom only chose to quickly settle his divorce in 11 days because he wanted to do what’s best for Suri and because he didn’t want to shut down production of his new film, “Oblivion.” Here’s what People Magazine wrote:
“He’s wanted to see her as fast as possible since this started,” a source, who cites Cruise’s obligation to his sci-fi thriller Oblivion as the main obstacle. “He couldn’t shut down production, cost people their jobs. People count on him.”
In agreeing to a divorce settlement in a mere 11 days, “Tom tried his best to do what’s right for Suri,” according to his longtime friend and lawyer Bert Fields, who says the star is “sad” but not “bitter” about the situation.
Cruise has been leaning on his older children, Connor, 17, and Isabella, 19, his three sisters and his mother all of whom share his Scientology religion. Several members of his family joined him for support as he filmed his final scenes for Oblivion.
“Tom is not ashamed of his beliefs,” says the source, who knows the former couple, “and won’t hide them from his daughter.”
So, with Katie dragging Suri to mass at her local Catholic Church every Sunday and Tom continuing to preach and teach his Scientology beliefs to his little daughter, won’t this confuse Suri? Tell us Babble readers, do you live in a household where two religions are observed? How do you teach the differences of both beliefs to your children?
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