If a typical break-up calls for vats of Ben & Jerry’s and repeated viewings of The Notebook, then we suppose a highly publicized divorce from a top Hollywood actor and devout Scientologist calls for a cross-country move and a gorgeous new apartment. That’s pretty much what Katie Holmes got last summer when she took up residence at the Chelsea Mercantile—the spectacular, star-infused, 21-story building at 252 Seventh Avenue. The actress reportedly signed the lease just a few days after announcing her split from husband Tom Cruise in June 2012.
Tom Cruise’s lawyer Bert Fields has issued a press release announcing the star’s lawsuit against Life & Style magazine’s publisher for claiming that the star “abandoned” daughter Suri.
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- The Amazing Spider-Man’s Andrew Garfield and girlfriend Emma Stone managed to turn an invasion on their privacy into a mitzvah when they used a weekend paparazzo swarm to show off handmade cardboard signs for the Worldwide Orphans Foundation and Gilda’s Club of New York City. Hopefully they weren’t arrested as OWS protestors.
TMZ reports that Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise have already settled their divorce–precluding a time-consuming, secret-exposing, and tremendously fun court battle! The site notes that a particular Cruise condition had been contact with daughter Suri, a sticking point as Ms. Holmes had filed for joint custody. But it seems both parents will be Read More
When two-year-old Suri Cruise arrived to the Berlin set of her father’s latest film, Valkyrie, she was confused by his austere military uniform and menacing eye patch.
“Suri would always be in the trailer with me, trying to pull it off,” Tom Cruise said excitedly at the New York premiere of the film at Read More
Transatlantic odd couple alert: According to the UK’s Daily Star, imported socialite Peaches Geldof and Scientology captive Katie Holmes have totally connected (over what, exactly, is still unclear) in New York. Reportedly, Ms. Geldof so admired Ms. Holmes’s turn in Broadway’s All My Sons that she asked to interview the actress Read More
Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor‘s little girl, Ella, has a friend in Hollywood: Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes‘ daughter Suri. Last evening outside of Cipriani 42nd Street, where Mr. Stiller was being honored by the Museum of the Moving Image, Ms. Taylor told us that Ella and Suri have had a couple of playdates. (Now Read More
Around 1pm this afternoon, a couple of Observer staffers took a trip to Zaro’s Bakery, a branch of which is across the street from The Observer offices on Broadway between 20th and 21st streets.
When they walked in, they spotted a little girl by the front sandwich display with a neat head of dark brown Read More
Samantha Ronson‘s former lawyer, Martin Garbus, is threatening to sue her for nonpayment. He wrote "Please don’t force me to do it … The blogs will pick it up." [NYDN]
In more fun news, Ms. Ronson’s girlfriend, Lindsay Lohan, will dress as Sarah Palin for Halloween! [Full Read More
While attending rehearsals for Broadway’s revival of Arthur Miller’s All My Sons over the past couple of weeks in New York, Katie Holmes has been clinging to her pegged boyfriend jeans like a security blanket while away from her home in Los Angeles—which hasn’t gone unnoticed by gossip and fashion blogs, all of which seem Read More