Tom Sweetens Katie's 30th With Surprise

Hubby couldn't be on Broadway, so he sent a mountain of sugar in his place
By Rebecca Smith Hurd,  Newser User
Posted Dec 19, 2008 10:25 AM CST

(Newser) – Aw, isn't this sweet: Katie Holmes turned 30 yesterday, and Tom Cruise—who was attending his Valkyrie premiere in LA—sent a towering birthday cake to a Broadway theater in his place, People reports. Holmes, who’s starring in All My Sons, was surprised when the five-tiered pastry was rolled onstage after the show.  Daughter Suri helped blow out the candles.

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"I planned it so that when she comes out for the standing ovation, John (Lithgow) would get the whole audience to wish her a happy birthday," Cruise said. (Read more Katie Holmes stories.)

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