They courted and were married amidst a media spectacle, but after five years of marriage, one of Hollywood's most celebrated couples, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, are calling it quits.
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The two wed in an Italian castle back in November 2006 and who can forget those images of Cruise giving Holmes a lift on the back of his motorcycle, as well as the jump on the couch seen around the world on the Oprah Winfrey show? But sadly, the romance has faltered, according to People magazine. The news will undoubtedly unleash a barrage of the ever-present five year contract riffs, though the marriage did actually sustain a bit more time - about 5.7 years, in fact.
"This is a personal and private matter for Katie and her family," Holmes's attorney Jonathan Wolfe said. "Katie's primary concern remains, as it always has been, her daughter's best interest."
Their daughter, Suri, is now six. This was Cruise's third marriage.