Tom Cruise one-ups Katie’s zoo & museum runs by taking Suri to Disney World

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Here’s some photos of Katie Holmes and Suri Cruise heading for coffee and bagels in NYC on 7/30. From the looks of things, Suri is not in the mood to suffer any paps. After snacktime, however, it was time for Katie to take Suri to the airport where it was time for a private jet and — you guessed it — Tom time. Naturally, Tom has no intention of stopping with the full-court press” approach to parenting; that is, he plans on spoiling the hell out of Suri because it makes him feel like a more awesome person (who himself enjoys gifts made from CO$ slave labor). Go Gollum.

Anyway, Tom had something in his personal arsenal that was specifically designed to make Katie’s recent trip with Suri to feed the Bronx zoo giraffes look like a day sitting in a commercial airplane. In response, Tom took Suri to Disney World. He wore his favorite, brand-new pair of blindingly white hightop sneakers with massive lifts too! And you can see from the photos that once again, Tom can’t smiling at the paps. He’s such a massive tool. People has also written up a suspiciously glowing report of Tom Cruise, the best father in the entire world:

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Mickey Mouse wasn’t the biggest star at Walt Disney World.

Fresh off Tom Cruise’s split from Katie Holmes, the actor took daughter, Suri, 6, to the Magic Kingdom on Monday.

Dressed in an Ariel costume, Suri held hands with Cruise, 50, as they strolled through park alongside his sister, Cass Mapother.

“Suri looked like she was in heaven,” Marianne Cohen of Tampa, who was at the park with her grandkids, tells PEOPLE. “It was really cute. She was walking around like she owned the place, having the time of her life, and Tom, who looked really handsome was talking to her, was really engaging with her.”

[From People]

See, Tom’s doing it again. He’s manipulating the media just like he did when he invited a tabloid journalist to go swimming with himself and Suri, but remember how he snapped at the fawning bystander in that same report? Now he’s being nice to the little civilians too because maybe (just maybe) someone told Tom that he gave himself away by being nice to the reporter but acting rude towards the fangirl. Now according to People, the bystander is the one giving the wonderful report of what a great, amazing dad Tom Cruise is. Oh, and he’s “really handsome” too. Did you catch that? The woman is probably a Scientologist.

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  1. Jaxx says:

    And so it begins….

    I feel so sorry for this child. She doesn’t have a prayer not to be royally screwed up.

    • swack says:

      If Tom is really trying to one up Katie then feel sorry for Katie also. She is the one who seems to be trying to give Suri a life filled with normal every day outings (zoo, lunch at a favorite restaurant, museums, etc). Katie will be fighting the backlash of these trips. Hopefully as she grows, Suri will learn that money doesn’t buy happiness and that it is quality time not quantity time that matters.

      • Sally says:

        Exactly! Have you EVER seen Tom take Sury out like this? PR plain and simple. Direction from COS no doubt.

      • Tiffany says:

        I just don’t see how taking a child to Disney World is spoiling them. There are thousands of “normal” children at Disney World every day.

        With this divorce, I feel like people take basic facts and then twist them into ridiculious positions trying to find a reason to get their hate on about it. Has reason left the building?

      • gg says:

        Oh yes, “Tiffany” we are all completely crazy and are strangers to reason and intellect. Happy now? :) Or are you going to persist with your drivel on every single Cruise story as if we haven’t hashed it all out before, ad nauseam (look it up)? It’s gotten rather stale, honestly. Why don’t you mosey on over to another site and annoy them instead?

      • TomCruisesShoeLifts says:

        Disney Dad. A walking cliche.

        I vote for a dance off between Tom and Katie.

      • Tiffany says:

        gg, you really should speak only for yourself when it comes to the “crazy” admissions. I think it fits nicely on you though.

        I made one comment, and haven’t posted on a Cruise/Holmes post in a while because of the insanity that I see on here. I think your comment speaks far more about you than it does me. I hope you find comfort in your silliness.

      • Tiffany says:

        gg, I think you should be cautioned. I also champion reason on threads where people accuse Beyonce of wearing a pillow for 9 months, where “sources” pretend to give word for word accounts of how Halle Berry’s ex picks up women in restrooms, and pretty much anything that comes from Star or the National Enquirer. I take all my gossip with a grain of salt. ;) Just thought I should give you a heads up.

      • gg says:

        Tiffany, most of the regulars on this site are all pretty much in agreement here about the co$, as you well know. Only a few days ago you were still complaining relentlessly about everybody on the site still championing “St. Katie”, etc. Why are you wasting your breath? You whine and whine about how Tom is good and Katie is bad. Same old, same old. And nobody’s changing their mind based on your whining about the Catholic Church that I can see. Churches don’t charge huge amounts of cash to learn about their religion, don’t imprison people, they don’t steal each other’s icons to try to trick people into their organization and make them look more innocuous. I’m not Catholic or a specific religion but your arguments betray an agenda pro co$.

        I don’t give a damn about Beyonce and don’t care if you comment on other stories or not. That does not remove you as a suspect $cilon defender. I’m suspicious of people defending the co$ because that’s their M.O. And I’m all out of troll food, so, sorry bout that. Bye-bye now.

      • Tiffany says:

        Lol, gg. I should have given you another warning that I don’t bend to bullying. You do realize you are trying to bully me, right?

    • Turtle Dove says:

      Agreed on both posts.

      I respect Katie a lot more as a parent than Tom. Spoiling as a parenting technique is not advisable. It always comes back to bite you in the a**.

    • corny says:

      They are both acting like children, no winners in this divorce no matter who suri is screwed

      • Belle says:

        How is Katie acting childish? She seems to be making a lot of effort to offer Suri a bit of the ‘normal’ childhood that she has been missing out on. Of course, things will never be completely normal for Suri because of who she is, but Katie seems to be trying.

  2. Naye in VA says:

    You know what? You guys always right stories about how happy Katie and Suri look doing such and such, but I almost never see a picture of Suri actually smiling. Cooperating, yes, smiling, no. It could just be pap-hate, but i wonder how much she was really exposed to having Scientology members run her house and if it had any affect socially.

    • swack says:

      Grammar police (sorry, today poor spelling and misuse of words are bugging me totally) – it’s WRITE not right – as in: They have the RIGHT to WRITE whatever they want to WRITE. Anyway, that being said, there are many pictures of Suri smiling. Maybe it’s the fact that she is being jetted off again and leaving mom. Same could be said when she leaves Tom to be with Katie. She loves both of them and is sad whenever she has to leave one or the other.

    • RocketMerry says:

      I get the feeling that Suri is already very spoiled and not used to behaving normally to other people. She probably always took other people fawning over her and obeying every little command as normal and now she does not understand what is going on. She probably did not know that there was a world outside where she is just like any other girl. She probably does not even know how to be grateful and appreciative.
      Tommy of course PREYS on that like some sick vulture. The more he reinforces in her that reassuring feeling of innate superiority, the more she feels safe and confident and the more she is DEPENDANT on him.

      But time will heal some of that, hopefully, especially if Katie tries to stimulate compassion and sensitivity in the girl. Katie has a helluva task cut out for her, though.

      • GoodCapon says:

        I think they’d better unspoil her quick! Speaking as someone who was spoiled rotten when growing up, it’s emotionally difficult knowing when you’re no longer used to getting it *your* way and have to become more mature. Of course, I say this as someone who wasn’t the world’s most photographed child when she was young :D

        I think spending time away from the paps and Hollywood will do her wonders.

      • MW says:

        Co-sign. But I don’t think “time will heal” with Suri, as you said. First, she is learning or has learned already, how to play one parent against the other to her maximum benefit. Second, what in the world will happen when she finds herself in Catholic school, with all of their rules and regs and hard work? She will hate it, refuse to go, and beg for “daddy” to come save her and take her away to his private and special one-on-one home-schooling and life, where Suri is queen, and Katy will be the bad guy. Tom gets same result as with Nicole. Just a more patient and calculated way of achieving it. I think Suri already knows which way is up. Having her parents carry her everywhere is just so telling. She is already too set in her ways to ever be a normal, grateful, unselfish kid or adult later. Not her fault, she has been overindulged since day one, but as I said years ago, I cringe in anticipation of seeing what this kid is like when she is a teen in a few years.

      • Anne de Vries says:

        The innate superiority is a scientology thing (which is where he gets that from). Remember, only a scientologist can really help? They are the most important, most ethical people etc? It’s a very, very strong lure for people who feel insecure about themselves, and very hard to break away from.

    • erika says:

      This is the age to fix it (the spoiled/diva attitude) age 6 for Suri.

      My nephew was similiar, spoiled by ALL as he was the babe of the family. My sister gave in to toys, McDonalds, video games (she was a young, 22, single mom- she had it rough at times).

      Grandma (my Mom) had to put a stop to it when he yelled out “I said NO BITCH!” to the sales clerk while trying on a pair of shoes! MORTIFIED!

      turns out he learned bad behavior from his baby sitter but what i’m saying is Suri is very young-Katie’s got a HUGE battle ahead of her but I truly feel that her discipline, schedule/consistency and normalcy will help Suri become a happier, CALM, content child…

      Disneyland, jets, 50K clothes the chaos gets tiring

  3. DanaG says:

    I’m not shocked Tom did the same thing with his two adoptive kids give him an inch and he will take a mile. Katie is in for a really bad time no doubt with Tom, Suri can do what she wants when she wants where as with Katie she has structure and rules. Give them a couple of years and it won’t surprise me if Tom does get Suri.

    • MW says:

      I did not see you comment before my above rant, but I agree. Tom is circling this situation like a shark. He wants to ultimately discredit Katy and her mothering skills for daring to cross him, and then trying to raise his “princess” like a mere commoner, go to Catholic school and make Suri rub elbows with all of the cretins of the world. What kid is going to choose “normal and boring” when they have the other parent offering anything their entitled little heart desires? And the final nail in the coffin is, Tom, without an actual word from him against Katy, can pay Katy back and break her heart in the process! Sick.

    • Sher says:

      It frightens me that you may be right. TC sounds like my ex, who also has mucho dinero and just keeps finding ways to spoil the kids and make my structure and rules look boring and restrictive. The only thing in my corner is that the court system seems to recognize him for what he is, but my kids think he walks on water and I can’t tell them otherwise.

  4. says:

    Only a grandmother would find Tom handsome (no offence to all the meemaws out there).

  5. MarenGermany says:

    COS sucks your soul out of your body.

    in all post-divorce pics I cant help but see a bit of joey potter again.

    go, joey!

  6. Kute Kim K. says:

    He is buying her love. Sad.

  7. GiGi says:

    You know what kids really crave? Stability. Normalcy. Everydayness.

    My dad had(has) money but when my parents divorced my mom was broke as a joke. Creditors calling, etc. We saw my dad a few times a year and he’d just buy us stuff or take us places. It was bizarre and even as kids we saw through that pretty quickly. And as adults we’re much, much closer to our mom. (Happy ending, my mom lifted herself out of poverty through hard work and sheer awesomeness and is a pretty bad-a business woman now!)

    The big stuff is great, but it doesn’t come close to competing or replacing the everyday life she has with Katie.

    • Belle says:

      I agree with this in general, and sincerely hope you are right when it comes to Suri. What concerns me about Suri is that Tom is still offering her what she knows… the life she has had until now. What are the chances that Katie’s efforts at ‘normal’ will seem kind of fun and novel at first, but as long as Tom is offering a taste of that old life, Suri will ultimately feel more safe and secure with what she gets with Tom?

      I really hope this isn’t the case… but given what Suri has grown up with, she certainly isn’t going to see Tom’s over-the-top gestures for what they are… love-bombing. While I’m sure he loves his daughter very much, I think he is resorting to the only tactic he knows to try and win her over… a love-bomb campaign.

  8. Mia 4S says:

    What a transparent tool this guy is. Overcompensation is his middle name. In the Disney photos Suri looks…fine…far from “time of her life happy!”. When you live a life as glamorous as that kid Disney is hardly that big a deal. Hell my family was far from rich and I went numerous times. This is for public benefit and consumption. Nice try Tommy but you are still a creep and I am still not going to your movies.

  9. lucy2 says:

    Katie had to be worried sick they wouldn’t come back. With a private plane, he could have taken her anywhere.

    That totally sounds like a COS planted story.

    • Caity says:

      Tom can’t take Suri. He knows more of the public are onto him and his ways.
      and i’m sure Katie’s dad would have been smart to write in some clause that voids the confidentiality agreement if Tom doesn’t obey the custody agreement.
      I don’t think Katie has to worry about about Tom not returning Suri on time – more what he does with her, in terms of brainwashing, so that when she’s older she chooses Tom.

  10. Jenny says:

    It seems obvious that TC is trying to give her “bigger, brighter, better” activities with private jets, helicopters, and limos than her cab taking, musuem, ice cream outing mother. Whenever I see his sister, I think of the responsibility she had in “home schooling” his older children. Poor kid is all I can say.

  11. Bernice says:

    They have this child coming and going so much that I doubt if any of it is memorable. Hopefully when school starts the whirlwind will subside.

    • Bad Irene says:

      Agree, hopefully going to a pretty regular school with kids her age, rules and routine will help Suri a lot. Feel so sorry for this little girl, she seems to have no life or sense of fun in her at all.

    • Elizabeth says:

      I think the schedule is a “just separated and child’s not in school right now” schedule. Things will likely change in a few weeks when school starts and Tommy Boy starts yet another movie on location for a few months. Then he will be a Skye dad like he usually is.

  12. Hmm says:

    Both of them should stop parading her around. All her life she has been used for media exposure. And that goes for both parents. I know I know paps are all around, but others manage to not have there kids pictures taken all the time. (sorry for poor spelling!)

    • francesca1 says:

      Exactly! There are tons of celebrity children we hardly even see. Both of Suri’s parents have failed to protect her from the paps and have contributed to her obvious misery.

      • Kim says:

        We don’t see those kids because the pics don’t sell.On baby blogs I see tons of celeb kids but they don’t appear on gossip sites.Every week I see Adam Sandler,Jack Black, Matt Damon, Al Pacino, Naomi Watts kids none of these celebs are accused of being media whores.Gossip blogs don’t buy those pics.

  13. Amea says:

    At least zoos and museums have educational, cultural value while being fun and low-key at the same time—all things Suri needs right now. Disney World is fun, sure, but let’s be honest, it’s a glorified over-priced amusement park and actually, many middle-class families can afford to do the same thing for their kids, so is this REALLY a step-up, Little Tom? PR fail aGAIN.

  14. Kimlee says:

    Sorry but this is not the first or second time Tom taken Suri to Disney World, so how is he trying to one up her.

    Let’s face it BOTH parents meaning Katie as well is using Suri for PR.

  15. lena says:

    At least now that Katy Holmes divorced him, he might try to be a better parent, even in his own wrong way. That doesn ‘t change the fact that he ‘s spending time with his child.

  16. Aussie girl says:

    Sorry Tom is selling the perfect father thing. I’m not saying he isn’t a good father but his intentions are to win her back to him & his cult. Btw wtf is with the Perez Hilton site. I went on their & if you click on any story CO$ has a ad! Like not just once but every time. Shame on you Perez, I always knew you were a sell out but CO$, really!!!!

    • Kate says:

      Most advertising is targeted to the browsing person, not the site. So if you’ve googled anything on CoS or even read critical stories, that may mean Google see you as interested and will show you those ads accordingly. I get British department stores and holiday firm ads on Celebitchy because those are the sites I have looked at recently on my own time.

  17. Talie says:

    Well, it’s the summer still. I’m pretty Katie is going to be putting her footdown on Disney World trips come school time.

  18. DEB says:

    Currently reading his Unauthorized Biography. Newsflash: He is QUITE the accomplished liar. Wow.

    • Shannon1972 says:

      You may want to check out what Rob Lowe has to say about Tom in his autobiography. It was a great book on its’ own, but the stuff about Tom’s first role in The Outsiders was downright weird. Apparently he was a total nut even back then.

      • DEB says:

        I’ve NO doubt :D I’m selling the book when I’m done and will never, ever buy People again. Tom’s Shattered World, my ass. He had his lawyer tell Nicole Kidman that the marriage was over and left her pregnant. His “marriages” are all about status and show, not love. Even Oprah thinks he’s nuts, lol. She found his behaviour that day (on the couch) very forced, and said so.

  19. Jayna says:

    Oh my God. He is dissed for taking his child to Disney World during the summer. What an awful patent he is. Spoiling her? Seriously? I guess all the hundreds of thousands of children who go there ate spoiled. This is a good way to have fun with your child and take Suri’s mind off the split, which has to be a confusing time for her, mom and dad completely apart now. People are so weird on here sometimes.

  20. sukienow says:

    this isnt the first time he taken her to disney.

    there are pics from jan this year with tom and suri at disney….

    she also went with tom katie and connor some years before

    i know both parents call the paps but on this occassion the photo from this trip is from a fan cell phone. the fan posted it on instagram, seems thats were all the blogs got the pictures and stories from twitter sighting.

    pic is too grainy to be a paparazzi shoot

  21. Suzie says:

    I don’t know if it is just me, but I rarely see Suri in the company of friends her own age. At her age, she should have one or two best friends, whom she often likes to be in the company of and enjoy play activities with. I just dont see this. She is an only child and she is always clinging to the arm of one of her two seemingly over-indulgent parents. Maybe she does share a friendship with a playmate in the privacy of her or their home environments. Maybe she has cousins her own age. Maybe her friends’ parents don’t want their daughters in the public eye. What I’d like to know is, has this only-child learnt how to share?

  22. Liberty says:

    Oh come on Tomfoolery, step up your game! Buy Disneyworld and turn it into Co$world. Open a new themed Midgetland in which models of you and Miss Cleavage are the US Tiny Presidents. That will help you bend Suri’s poor little mind even more. Top that, Katie, huh? Top that!

    So pathetic.

  23. Maritza says:

    Tom Cruise is a handsome guy. Suri is a lucky girl she has both her parents love and attention. It will be great for her to go to a normal school and share with other her own age for a change.

  24. Boo says:

    That kid must be exhausted. She is on the go every minute, going here, flying there. A little down time might help her feel less stressed, you know?

    How blisteringly uncomfortable it must have been for Tom in jeans, a long sleeve shirt, and heavy lifts, carrying what must be a 65 pound child through stinkingly hot and humid Disney World. Good. I hope he suffers.

  25. Sonia says:

    If getting a divorce is what it takes for him to spend time with his daugbter…..just saying. i still think.he is a tool.

  26. kpist says:

    I hate it when parents try to buy their children like this. It only leads to spoiled brats with no respect for anyone or anything

  27. Eleonor says:

    I hate when a parent tries to buy a child, to “win” over the other one, like it was a football match.It’s all about Tom’s ego.

    • skuddles says:

      You’re so right. It’s not at all about Tom’s love and concern for his daughter. He knows what he’s doing is not really in Suri’s best interest but he does not care, it’s all about looking good to the press and sticking it to Katie. That’s the most sickening part of all.

  28. RHONYC says:

    i always wonder how Bella feels about the over-the-top spoilage of her lil’ sister. that is assuming Tom did d*ck for her as a kid in comparison.

    if your father didn’t give you as much time/affection/love/attention publicly or privately as he’s doing with his ‘new’ child…how is that supposed to make you feel? :?

  29. Aria says:

    I have no sympathy for Tom. I bet he does what he does just for the PR. Suddenly he is a loving father who takes his child to Disney while he used to spend months away filming or riding his motorbike with his lover, David.

    Anyway, my biggest concern is Suri. I hope she doesn’t fall for all his indulgencies.

    • Chatcat says:

      “Suddenly he is a loving father who takes his child to Disney”. Disney World in July! It’s worst then chewing glass!

      I understand that US families do Disney in the summer because airfare and such to FL is cheaper, hotels are cheaper, the kids aren’t in school…BUT REALLY, Tom is doing this for PR (and failing btw) and to try to one up each of Katie’s outings with Suri. The tyrant certainly has the means to take her to Disney for a weekend in the fall when it’s not as hot, not as crowded, but in his tiny pea brain and body, it’s NOT as good as a PR opportunity (albeit a failed one).

      Poor Suri :(

  30. original kate says:

    suri always looks like she’s wishing the paparazzi into the cornfield.

  31. sarahtonin says:

    Here’s my rant, because this guy really gives me the shits…

    When your child absolutely hates media attention and is clearly distressed by it, why would you take her somewhere so public unless you want to be photographed? Narcissism, right?

    We see right through his PR campaign aka Operation Awesome Daddy:

    1. We can all see that he’s trying to show the world what an awesome hands-on father he is. (Hoping we don’t remember that he’s always away on location, or home but obsessively learning his lines, rehearsing his moves, or busy yelling at ashtrays).

    2. We see he’s trying to spoil her to make her love him more than Katie to create conflict and discord. (Pls refer to page 1, paragraph 1 of the Absentee Dad’s playbook. Btw, I’m absolutely shocked he didn’t show up on the doorstep with a puppy and a camera crew the day after the petshop pictures ran in the paper).

    3. We know his camp told the media Suri was crying that she wants to live with daddy. (She probably wants to live with daddy sure, but at mommy’s not his).

    4. Buying a NYC apartment ‘to be closer to her’ just comes off as stalkerish when you only see her every 2 weeks or so. (If you can go to Florida for the day, you can fly in to NYC once a fortnight to see your kid and bring her another big stuffed toy or diamond necklace, or whatever).

    If he really loved her, and could put her needs ahead of his own pathological narcissism, he wouldn’t try to compete with Katie and instead would work with her to raise a happy, healthy child. Being the the fun yes-dad who spoils her and never says no is an easy way to win a child over, but at what cost to her development? When you don’t teach a child delayed gratification, all you raise is an entitled brat who turns into a dysfunctional self-indulgent adult. Turning Katie into the ogre because she’s trying to give her child the skills to be a happy grownup is not something that is done by a decent father with half a brain.

    So, if he wants to really sell the story that he’s a good father, he needs to stop trying to buy his daughter’s affection and start showing us that she is more important than his ego. Until then, he will continue to be conceived as a crazy bastard who Suri is better off without.

  32. Wom says:

    I think Tom is less concerned with wooing Suri and more focused upon repairing his public image lest his career suffer.

    I’m developing a great deal of fondness for the body guards Katie hired. I hope they’re nice, stable, strong men who are a good influence on Suri because she has spent far too much time around lift-wearing, emotionally stunted, alien-spirit fearing asshats.

  33. the original bellaluna says:

    Private jet? CHECK.
    Travolta flying it? Maybe.
    Florida? CHECK.

    The CO$ has a big “centre” in Clearwater, don’t they?

    It’s only a matter of time, people.

    First, get Suri used to having “fun” in FL and flying there.

    Once she’s comfortable with that and used to it, BAM!!!!!!!start in with the CO$ brainwashing.

    (I called it. NY is too close to FL, flight-wise; he has the resources to pull it off; and he won’t be able to help himself.)

  34. TG says:

    Hopefully this little girl will be able to use rationalization when she is older and see that her father and paternal grandmother and paternal aunts are all batsh*t crazy. I mean just the fact that they can’t function without the co$ and that they have cut everyone off should be enough for any intelligent being. Also, she should wonder why they follow tom thumb like some god. I mean my mom doesn’t follow me around on every trip. Get a life you stupid women. god I can’t stand weak women. Only time will tell.

    And doesn’t this sadly prove that katie folded and gave in? Why did she allow so much visitation? If he is an evil as we all think why didn’t she fight it out in court? I would have. Maybe she isn’t as concerned as we thought? If so than I am glad for her but I am worried.

    • CF98 says:

      I don’t think Katie caved as much as she’s going to let Tom hang himself. I mean think about it she managed to get Tom to come all the way to NYC to settle this divorce. The divorce was settled in 11 days that’s unheard of. I mean think about it she was able to defect from CO$ without Tom knowing it until it was too late. All these pap shots etc is because she knows Tom will fight dirty and she wants people to see she’ll give Suri structure that Tom won’t. At least if Tom loses his parental rights we’ll be witnesses as to why.

      Of course I still think her trump card is that he’s not Suri’s biological father.

  35. Jayna says:

    @Tiffany, you are the voice of reason. I post a positive post about Tom taking his daughter to Disney World and the silliness of some of these posts, and I have three or four on here calling me a COS poster. LOL. I have been posting here for quite a while on all celebs. I have read up up Scientology for years ever since the Clearwater death. I didn’t just jump on the Scientology is crazy bandwagon. I’ve known it. I applaud Katy making sure Suri isn’t raised in it. But I’m not some idiot who every time I see Tom with his daughter he’s evil and blah, blah. For God’s sake he took his little girl to see Micky and Minnie and got papped in a grainy shot once by a patron and judged on here. Yet, Katy has dragged that little girl out every day, but that’s different. People should focus on real issues regarding Scientology and the nuttiness and not the fact of how Tom spends time with his daughter. It’s the gang mentality on this site if you disagree with the mob on even something this silly you’re some covert Scientologist. I judge Tom on still being a Scientologist in light of too much info. But go ahead, people, carry on how awful he is for going to Disney World.

    • Tiffany says:

      Wow, thank you! I am not a big fan of either TC/KH, but seeing people try to paint them into the extremes of sainthood and devil is a bit much! I am pretty surprised that so many people get offended when people suggest that maybe we should tone it down a bit and be realistic.

  36. mar says:

    I agree that poor kid is overexposed. Move her to a quiet town in Ohio with some normalcy and the paps will eventually get bored and go back to NYC. Maybe a stay with grandma and grandpa.

  37. ViloDeMenus says:

    Tom Cruise is nothing but a cliche, see the kid once a month, buy her off with a massive over the top gesture to make up for being an absent parent. Dote on the kid because 99% of the time you are gone.

    Absolutely can see him destroying the kid’s sense of reality in order to be passive aggressive with his ex prisoner. Why people haven’t woken up to this controlling freak I can’t understand.

  38. Catherine says:

    Why does this little girl have to be taken somewhere every day? What happened to playing in your room?

    • KellyF says:

      ITA, Catherine. And where are the photos of Tom reading a book with Suri, or tossing a ball, or playing at home? DisneyWorld is great, of course, but even then, couldn’t he be more humane and take her to a nice zoo or aquarium? Poor kid.

  39. mimi says:

    She is such a pretty and sweet little girl.

    You can tell she is really suffering from all those paparazi, which is so wrong. She deserves privacy, especially since her parents are divorcing.

    Tom just makes me sick at this point. I am truly worried he would do to Katie what he did to Nicole and I can’t think of anything more worng than alienating your children from their mother.

    How did he stay a working actor after doing something like that is beyond me.

    I think Katie well understands what a huge mistake she has done, and I would reconsider the “share custody” thing.
    Leave the money Katie and give your child a chance to have a good childhood.

  40. swack says:

    @Tiffany – first of all I said IF Tom was doing this. I don’t know he reasons for taking her to Disneyworld, never said Suri was spoiled. I know even when I was married, my children went to my ex because he always said yes and I had to put up with the problems that came with that yes (if there were any). Disneyworld is a great place to take any child as I am taking my grandchildren when they turn 8 but it just seems that Tom is using money to keep Suri happy (i.e. the big trips he has taken her on). I think the day the spent in the pool will have a bigger impression on Suri than anything else – it was alone time with Tom and no one else around (except the pap that came in).

    • Tiffany says:

      It is very possible he is using money to keep Suri happy…but it is also possible he just wanted to take his kid to Disney World. He seemed to take the whole family on big trips before divorce, so I don’t know why it should stop now. I just find it odd the amount of passionate accusations that get flung at him…No one said Britney Spears was trying to bribe her children away from K.Fed when she took her kids to Disneyland after the divorce.

      As a person that lives in a city with a Disney attraction, it just seems like such a normal activity for parents to do with their children. I guess I like to see more actual proof of wrong doing before I’m outraged (not saying you were “outraged”), but perhaps I am too forgiving. ;)

  41. Kosmos says:

    It sounds like he is going to be another “Disneyland Dad,” a term used for a divorced dad who showers his child with lavish presents and outings in order to win her over…it’s a common situation, and sad. The dad only sees his child during visitation, so because the visits are limited, he overwhelms the child with expensive gifts and the like, and can also go so far as to never discipline the child. He desperately wants to win the child over. The child can end up very spoiled in the long run, and she probably knows what’s going on the entire time and takes advantage of it. I wonder if this is healthy?

  42. erika says:

    eventually suri will see Tom ‘tool-ness’

    First, i love my mom because she’s EXACTLY like Katie -the most enjoyable times I’ve had w/ her-as a kid she would listen to the oldies/big band station while cooking dinner- she’d have me stand on her feet as she taught me to dance like they did in the 50s ( 40/she’s 70 and LOOKS incredible!!!) – or just sitting around jabbering my mouth off while she cleaned house.

    Total cost= $0.00

    what i’m saying is LOVE don’t cost a THING!

  43. TG says:

    How can tom thumb build a special relationship when every time he sees his daughter he wisks her off to fun fancy/overstimulating places? It seems quality time is just as important such as sitting around the house/apartment just hanging out. Or how about reading with your daughter? Does this tiny man know how to actually build a relationship and be a parent?

  44. cruiz2 says:

    This guy is so ostentatious! Everything he does is “over the top.” He calls the paps for good PR. I think she (K) is trying to normalize Suri with kid friendly outings & regular life in NY. No fluff -but the paps are hanging on the street for pics. I doubt she called them. He controls with $$$.

  45. Kosmos says:

    Part of this show might undoubtedly be PR for Scientology…to show what a happy and good guy Tom really is, so that we come away with a very positive image of Scientology and of Tom. While I am sure that he loves his daughter, I feel that Tom and Scientology are things to be feared and escaped from. The organization is harmful to humans.

  46. Lola says:

    Ugh.. I’m starting to hate Tom Cruise more and more. It’s so funny because last time, I don’t see him getting pap’ed for bringing Suri out for anything. Now that he’s divorced, he’s starting to bring her out anywhere and everywhere?? I just hope that Suri will realise one day that her father is nothing but a fake and a controlling bitch.

  47. jwoolman says:

    He just doesn’t know what else to do with her. She’s too young to realize that everybody doesn’t gave their own private jet and bodyguards. I remember one guy who grew up in a multilingual home said he was five years old before he realized that most kids don’t speak a different language with each different family member… Kids just accept whatever they have as normal. They don’t know the difference between K-Mart and designer clothes at her age.

    Some grocery store checkout rag was proclaiming loudly that Suri wants to live with Tom and cried when handed back to Katie. Please. Many kids have a problem during the handover in both directions. They cry for mom when going off with dad, then they cry for dad when coming back to mom. They just have trouble with the transition, that’s all. Crying is how they show their stress but is also a way to relieve the stress.

    If he’s really getting an apartment in NYC, that might mean he wants a more stable place to spend time with her, where she can have her own permanent room, without flying long distances (which will be hard to do once she’s in school) and always being in new places. Katie may not be worrying so much about Tom as she is about some of the Co$ folk he surrounds himself with. He may not be the seat of all evil himself and she might trust him to keep the agreement.

  48. Liza Jane says:

    I think the most worrying aspect of it all,is that his CoS sister is with them every time..she’s the person who taught ( and possibly indoctrinated )Connor and Bella into the cult! I cannot just assume that she is there as a loving ‘aunt’ it seems rather scary and creepy, given what we know of the deep involvement this family has. Tom is typical of fathers who have no time but truckloads of money..bombard the kid with every toy and experience that money can buy, when,as many people on here have said, a child needs security and routine and love! This poor child looks scared of the photographers and more and more anxious every time I see her. I hope school stabilizes her life, and that she gets structure and some quiet to develope her education skills..enough with the constant trips and outings,she needs to play and colour,have friends and hobbies..that’s what’s ‘normal’ Tom absolutely has to back off and just give some love not material stuff and if he doesn’t want a seriously traumatized child/ teenager he needs to drop all the insidious brain washing.

  49. Birdix says:

    My mom wore almost that exact outfit, with a middle part, in the 70s. Those jeans did not need to resurface…

  50. Dawn says:

    I just hope the kid survives all this and comes out of it all a decent human being. It seems right now she is being taught by her dad to be a self entitled spoiled brat. Katy has her work cut out for her.