TomKat to Camp Like 'Normal Family'

Except with Scientology escort, security
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 9, 2009 10:50 AM CDT
Tom Cruise and wife Katie Holmes arrive on the red carpet for the UK Premiere of Valkyrie at a central London cinema on Jan. 21, 2009.   (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)
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(Newser) – Who needs five-star hotels and gourmet restaurants? All the Cruise clan needs to have a grand vacation is a tent—and some security and a Scientologist friend, the Mirror reports. In a bid to “do things as a normal family,” Tom Cruise is planning a camping trip across the US, a source says. Katie Holmes revealed earlier this month that she and Cruise love camping.

“They'll be accompanied by a friend from the church of Scientology, as Tom never likes to be too far away from his religion,” the source added. “They will also have security camped down the road to keep any unwelcome people at bay.”
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