Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes Divorcing
Couple calling it quits after 5 years of marriage
By Kate Seamons, Newser Staff
Posted Jun 29, 2012 12:27 PM CDT
Updated Jun 29, 2012 2:34 PM CDT
Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise attend the premiere of 'The Romantics' in 2010 in New York.   (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)

(Newser) – There's a good chance you bet it wouldn't last; hopefully you placed your money on the five-year mark. People exclusively reports that Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes are calling it quits. And it sounds like the news is indeed true, as People has a statement from Holmes' lawyer: "This is a personal and private matter for Katie and her family. Katie's primary concern remains, as it always has been, her daughter's best interest."

TMZ was, unsurprisingly, quick to chime in. It verifies that Holmes filed divorce papers yesterday in New York. In them: She cited irreconcilable differences, requested sole legal and primary residential custody, and wants a "suitable amount" of child support. Its take-them-with-a-grain-of-salt scoops beyond the docs: Sources say Tom was "blindsided" and there is some "nastiness" between the pair. It was Holmes' first marriage, and Cruise's third; daughter Suri is 6.

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midget_farmers
Jun 30, 2012 7:26 PM CDT
ok so this is one marriage that may have been threatened by homosexuality
gma
Jun 30, 2012 1:54 PM CDT
Why am I not surprised. Now there will be endless,disgusting weeks,months of ridiculousness,while the IMPORTANT MATTERS of OUR Country and World are put on the back burners. NO ONE cares they are divorcing,so DO NOT FORGET the soldiers DEFENDING us,and the children FIGHTING from cancers and murderers DESERVING what they get etc. PLEASE put these 2 people on the back burner where THEY BELONG.
Tology
Jun 29, 2012 10:07 PM CDT
She probably got sick of the smell of bird poop lingering around the house and the revolting smell of it every time he kissed her.