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X17 Exclusive - Katie Holmes Distanced Herself From Scientology In Final Months Of Marriage To Tom Cruise

Jun 29, 2012 03:36 PM

kholmes021512_01_230.jpg Now that Katie Holmes has filed for divorce from Tom Cruise, is it only a matter of time before she cuts ties to Scientology?

Although the Hollywood actress was a dedicated follower of the controversial religion at the beginning of her marriage to the Mission: Impossible star - frequenting the Celebrity Centre at least four times a week - her attendance dwindled as time went on.

Our photographers tell us in the last couple years, the 33-year-old has withdrawn from her husband's faith by cutting back on her once-frequent visits to twice a week and then even less.

In the months leading up to their split, Holmes was rarely spotted at the Centre in LA and we've never seen her visit a Scientology church in NYC, where she and Suri had been spending more and more time as of late.

Cruise is an outspoken supporter of the religion, but rumors swirled that Catholic-raised Katie's parents were weary of her ties to the church. Not only that, but Tom was adamant their daughter Suri be enrolled in Scientology elementary school and it was beginning to raise concerns.

Coincidentally, the 6-year-old has not been spotted at the Scientology school for at least six months. Speculation is rampant that Holmes and Cruise had been fighting nonstop about parenting styles and disagreeing about the way to raise their daughter - as a Scientologist or not.

The religion is said to have been a major point of contention in their relationship, and one of the biggest factors that led to their separation.




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Courteney Cox Relaxes Beachside With Her Cougar Town Co-star

Jun 29, 2012 02:35 PM

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article-2166178-coxx463.jpg Courteney Cox is one cougar who knows how to have a good time!

The 48-year-old actress and her Cougar Town co-star Josh Hopkins mixed business with pleasure while hanging in paradise!

In between shooting scenes for the hit ABC show in the Bahamas, David Arquette's ex lounged on the beach with the sexy actor.

Mr. Hopkins posted these adorable photos of the twosome on his Twitter page. Yes, we're now officially jealous!




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Mila Kunis Tells Glamour She'd Like To Try Online Dating

Jun 29, 2012 02:00 PM

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Mila Kunis is obviously drop-dead gorgeous, but the actress admits she would definitely resort to online dating if she wasn’t famous!

The Ted star is Glamour's August cover girl, and she confessed to the mag: “If I didn’t do what I do, I would do Internet dating instead of going out to bars. In two seconds I would. It makes so much more sense.”

Kunis, 28, also revealed that she has helped her friends find guys online, and even messages them herself to get a good idea of who they'll be going out with! “I go on and I pick the guys for my friends. I think it’s great! It’s online shopping! We all get together with our laptops and have a glass of wine. Then we message the guy,” she admits.

When Kunis was asked about dating her former That 70s Show costar dating Ashton Kutcher, she insist: "Ninety-nine percent of it is bulls--t. That is the biggest form of bullyingever, the paparazzi. Printing lies, making accusations, it’s just bullying."

Maybe they're just Friends with Benefits!

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X17 EXCLUSIVE - Alec Baldwin Questions X17 Photographer About His Work As A Paparazzo

Jun 29, 2012 01:20 PM


One week after his well-publicized run-in with a paparazzi photographer, Alec Baldwin tries to make peace with an X17 photographer ... asking him questions about the job.

Alec wants to know why someone would take pictures of celebrities when they could do something "honorable," like be a cop.

Baldwin has a history of fighting with photographers -- he was accused of punching a New York Daily News photographer last week in front of the Manhattan Civil Courthouse after he and fiancee Hilaria Thomas applied for a marriage license.

Today seemed like an attempt for the more cerebral side of Alec to understand the job of a celebrity photographer. Not sure if he agreed with the snapper's answers, but he did tell him, "At least you're being honest."




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Hilary Duff Poses With Adorable Baby Luca On Mexican Vacation

Jun 29, 2012 12:55 PM

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Hilary Duff is south of the border enjoying a relaxing getaway, and the new mom decided to share some sweet snapshots of her adorable son with her Twitter followers. The 24-year-old posed on the beach in a white t-shirt while sweetly cradling her baby boy, and captioned the photo with a simple "Paradise..." It looks like motherhood is her favorite role yet!

The singer/actress has been showing off her post-pregnancy bod while on vacation, and we're amazed at how quickly she dropped the baby weight! Not only that, but Mrs. Mike Comrie is doing it the healthy way!

"I am working out and I'm trying and I'm trying not to [obsess]. Everyone wants their body back, but all in time. It took nine months to get there and so hopefully, it won't take that long to get off, but I'm doing it slowly," she revealed in a recent interview with Access Hollywood.

Whatever you are doing is working, Duffster!




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Savannah Guthrie Named As Ann Curry's Replacement On Today

Jun 29, 2012 12:30 PM

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NBC has made it official ... Savannah Guthrie has taken over for Ann Curry on The Today Show.

NBC News President Steve Capus said the following:

    "In just a few short years Savannah has become a standout member of the news division as well as the ultimate team player . . . she's got an undeniable range, and she's earned the trust of the news community, her colleagues and our viewers alike. I couldn't be happier for Savannah and the entire TODAY team."

Guthrie, 40, previously worked as an NBC News White House Correspondent.

Curry, 55, fought back tears while saying goodbye to Today Show viewers during yesterday's show. Guthrie sat next to her new co-host Matt Lauer this morning.




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Report: Katie Holmes Files For Sole Custody Of Daughter Suri

Jun 29, 2012 12:00 PM

kholmes062112_01_230.jpg News broke today Katie Holmes has filed for divorce from Tom Cruise, and now various media outlets are reporting the actress has filed for sole legal custody of their 6-year-old daughter Suri.

Holmes filed divorce docs in New York on June 28, citing "irreconciliable differences." The A-list actor is said to be blindsided by his estranged wife's actions. His rep released the following statement:

"Kate has filed for divorce and Tom is deeply saddened and concentrating on his three children. Please allow them their privacy to work this out."

Holmes has also requested primary residential custody.




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Kim Kardashian And Kanye West Visit Sick Kids At Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Jun 29, 2012 11:30 AM

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Kim Kardashian and her beau Kanye West have insanely busy schedules, but it didn't stop the sexy twosome from making an appearance at the Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

The 32-year-old reality star, wearing head-to-toe white, was all smiles while holding on tight to her man ... who also kept it simple in a denim shirt and sneakers.

Great to see these two giving back. Before hitting the hospital, Kim and Kanye worked out together in LA. They sound inseparable!




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