Tom Cruise hasn’t seen his daughter, Suri Cruise, for reportedly two years, but he finally wants to raise his little girl — in the Church of Scientology. Tom is even ready and willing to fight Suri’s mother, Katie Holmes, for custody, according to a new report.
Looks like Daddy’s home. Tom Cruise, 53, may have reportedly been absent from Suri Cruise’s life, but the Mission: Impossible star is looking to reintroduce himself — and the Church of Scientology — to his 9-year-old daughter. If Katie Holmes, 36, tries to get in Tom’s way, he’s reportedly ready to drag her to court!
Though Tom has reportedly gone over 800 days since he last saw her, he has “vowed to reconnect with Suri,” according to a new report in the Dec. 22 issue of InTouch magazine. Not only does Tom want to reintroduce himself to Suri, the source close to him tells InTouch he wants to “reintroduce her to Scientology. He wants to be there for [her] and he wants her to be a part of his religion.”
Though Suri is only nine-years-old, Tom reportedly “feels [she] can grasp the main concepts [of Scientology] now,” the source says. “His ultimate goal is to raise Suri in the Church, like his adopted kids [Connor Cruise, 20, and Isabella Cruise, 22]. That freaks Katie out.”
Katie has been quiet on her views on Tom’s religion, though he was reportedly furious when Katie apologized to Leah Remini. After Leah left the Church, she tore into Scientology with a scathing tell-all. After all the claims Leah made about Tom’s Scientology parenting methods, no wonder Katie’s reportedly scared to let Tom take her to Church.
Katie reportedly thinks that Suri “will be putty in his hands,” a source close to the Dawson’s Creek star tells InTouch. Though she has said she has “no regrets” in her life, Tom might give her one if he decides to fight Katie for Suri in court.
“Katie will have to get up for the fight of her life,” if she plans to stop Tom, the source tells InTouch. She better lawyer up soon. Tom plans on “play[ing] a larger role” in his daughter’s life sooner than later. “After he finishes filming Jack Reacher II in New Orleans, he’s planning on making a big effort to re-bond with his daughter,” the source added, “and maybe even try for more custody.”
Do you think Katie should stop Tom’s reported efforts to reconnect with Suri, HollywoodLifers? Or do you think she shouldn’t keep a daughter from her father?