Katie Turns to Ex for Comfort
Chris Klein 'a huge source of support,' says source
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 23, 2012 10:47 AM CDT
This Feb. 26, 2012 file photo shows actors Tom Cruise, left, and his wife Katie Holmes at the Vanity Fair Oscar party in West Hollywood, Calif.   (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, file)
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(Newser) – Now that Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise are donezo, the next unimportant question is, who will they hook up with next? For Katie, the answer may be an old flame: Holmes has turned to her ex-fiancé Chris Klein for comfort, a source tells Heat magazine in an interview picked up by Australia's News Network. "Chris has been a huge source of support. They've stayed on good terms since they broke up and he's one of Katie's few really solid friends," the insider says.

"Because of Tom she was really isolated. She only hung out with people who Tom and the Church [of Scientology] had pre-approved, so she hardly has any friends," the source continues. "Having Chris as a shoulder to cry on has been a huge help for Katie. It wouldn't surprise anyone if they became more than just friends." (For Cruise, speculation has swirled around a co-star as well as his own former flame.) Also today in the world of TomKat news, Vulture has a very extensive feature ruminating on whether the whole thing was a stunt.