Katie Holmes Randomly Shows Up at Murder Trial

Wanted to support her friend, the prosecutor
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 10, 2013 3:47 PM CST
Katie Holmes Randomly Shows Up at Murder Trial
Actress Katie Holmes appears backstage at "12-12-12" The Concert for Sandy Relief, on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012 in New York.   (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP Images)

A murder trial in Queens yesterday had an unexpected visitor watching the courtroom proceedings: Katie Holmes. Holmes showed up during the trial of Li Hangbin, who is accused of shaking his baby girl to death in 2007. The New York Times mentioned her appearance briefly in its article on the trial, and the two sentences were spotted by Vulture. Holmes' publicist says she knows the prosecutor, Leigh Bishop, and attended to watch her. "She was there supporting her friend who is the prosecuting DA," Holmes' rep tells the New York Post. She left after opening arguments. (Read more Katie Holmes stories.)

We use cookies. By Clicking "OK" or any content on this site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. Read more in our privacy policy.
Get the news faster.
Tap to install our app.
Install the Newser News app
in two easy steps:
1. Tap in your navigation bar.
2. Tap to Add to Home Screen.