You can never know what goes on behind closed doors, of course, but when celebrity marriages fail it’s only too easy to pick a side, based on the gossip that surrounds the couple in question.
Whatever went on with Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes – and it’s unlikely we’ll ever find out the truth, no matter how messy it gets – it’s clear that Katie is trying very hard to distance herself from her soon-to-be-ex husband and also, you sense, to give her daughter some sense of a normal life. Apparently, contrary to earlier reports, she won’t get much of Tom’s money because of the pre-nup, and she’s happy to kiss his fortune goodbye – she just wants out. And for that, at least, she deserves a little respect.
[…] I wish her and Suri peace, quiet, privacy and happiness. I think my Twitter friend Liz Jarvis sums it up here pretty well on her blog […]