Pre-Pregnancy Scientology Diet Saps Katie

Actress on detox diet to help conceive second baby
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 2, 2009 2:33 PM CST
Tom Cruise and wife Katie Holmes arrive on the red carpet for the UK Premiere of Valkyrie, at a central London cinema, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009.   (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)
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(Newser) – Why did Katie Holmes really skip the Oscars? It wasn’t for work, the Mail reports, but because of a detox diet that left her drained. The diet, which consists of herbal drinks, is recommended by Scientology to aid conception—and Holmes and husband Tom Cruise are ready for a second child. “Katie has almost rid her body of toxins but sometimes it makes her lethargic,” a source said.