Katie Holmes’ new boyfriend Emilio Vitolo dumped his live-in GF by text last week

Katie Holmes carries a bouquet of flowers and shops at the supermarket in NYC

We discussed Katie Holmes’ new relationship with Emilio Vitolo Jr. the other day. Katie has been surprisingly public with Emilio – they were photographed on a wine-drinking date, and then days later, there were a number of “exclusive” photos of Katie and Emilio kissing. He’s 33 years old and a chef/restaurateur and she’s 41 years old and a single mom. I was just happy that she was getting some and having fun. But did you know that Katie Holmes is a terrible homewrecker who forced her young lover to dump his fiancee? It’s true!

Katie Holmes’ new boytoy has been branded a ‘cheater’ who was engaged to be married and callously dumped his fiancée by text after pictures emerged of him canoodling with Holmes outside a New York restaurant, DailyMail.com can reveal. DailyMail.com published exclusive images of Holmes getting handsy with her new squeeze restaurateur, chef and aspiring actor, Emilio Vitolo Jr. yesterday.

Now DailyMail.com can reveal that for Rachel Emmons, 24, they were further painful proof of the relationship that first came to public attention last week and led to the devastating end of her engagement to the man she once described as ‘her world.’ According to a friend who asked not to be named: ‘Up to this press coming out Rachel had no idea what was going on. He is a cheater, and this isn’t a ”happy ending” story.’

The friend said the pretty designer had ‘devoted her life’ to 33-year-old Vitolo and the couple not only lived together, but had shared a puppy together since last May.

Rumors that Holmes, who at 41 is almost ten years Vitolo’s senior, and the chef were romantically involved were first sparked when the pair were spotted outside the restaurant Peasant in New York last week. But, according to the friend, Emmons believed that she was getting married to Vitolo until his romance with Holmes ended that.

The friend said, ‘They had concrete wedding plans in the works…now she is just left with bad press and forced to move home.’

DailyMail.com understands that Vitolo texted Emmons the day the pictures were published, perhaps aware that his relationship with Holmes was about to be blown wide open.

[From The Daily Mail]

He sounds like a douche. I was just joking about the homewrecker thing, but in all seriousness, he gives off a starf–ker vibe, like the kind of guy who will dump a live-in girlfriend when he gets a shot with someone like Katie Holmes. Reminiscent of the way Justin Theroux tossed aside his live-in girlfriend Heidi Bivens for Jennifer Aniston, honestly. It does beg the question… is Katie Holmes doing an Aniston-esque boyfriend rollout with a shady dude? Hm.

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  1. Jaxonmeh says:

    I doubt KH knew about the live in girlfriend or the overlap. She does now though. So it’s going to be interesting to see what she does. Especially since she finally was so public with someone.

    Maybe. MAYBE it’s not the whole story. But it’s a terribly messy one for KH to be publicly associated. There’s plenty of fish in the sea girl. I hope she sends him her own text saying see ya later.

    • Ash says:

      For what it’s worth, the deuxmoi Instagram account (which everyone should follow as it’s gossip gold) has run a few tip offs from various people who claim to be in the know that Katie 100% knew. So…yeah.

      • Jaxonmeh says:

        I absolutely loathe the deuxmoi IG account. It may have great gossip content but I’m also not frequently on IG. For me their account set up is not a practical way to find that information because I don’t want to get lost in IG content. I want to find what I’m looking for and go. Others may love it, but IG in general is not for me.

      • Ash says:

        That’s fair! Although I think that criticism extends to all of the Instagram Stories, which I’ve never been a fan of from day 1. If I wanted to use Snapchat, I’d use it.

        But I still maintain that the content of deuxmoi (when you have a chance to see it…) is fun for gossip :)

      • Jaxonmeh says:

        I did follow deuxmoi when the recent Chris Evans news broke, I really just don’t have the patience to sift through IG.

        I have a poor attention span and need direct engagement to get me where I’m going when I’m in gossip mode. If I want to get hopelessly randomly lost in random social media, I go to TikTok. Ironically I can spend hours on that app but I’m also not looking for anything specific except unexpected laughs. And I absolutely detest when those creators push me to IG for certain things. It’s just not the platform that works for me at this point.

    • Bluemilk says:

      Someone said she knew since last March.

    • SpiceWorm says:

      I don’t see how she could not have known. Vitolo had an open IG account with lots of with-fiance pics, which he deleted after going public with Katie, according to reports. So KH didn’t even look at his IG at some point early on?

      She gets a lot of passes for escaping the cult with Suri well protected but she seems super happy for the attention with this romance. Odd woman but seems like a great mother. On the other hand lots of relationships overlap and sometimes life just happens. As long as you weren’t actively deceiving someone or the third party in an ongoing marriage/engagement, then I think it’s just life. Vitolo might think he’s finally found his soulmate – is that Katie’s fault? Not unless she went all out to “steal” him from her. Sucks for the fiance but that’s life.

  2. Sassy says:

    I live around the corner from that restaurant. That guy was trying to sleep with my friend last year when he was still with his GF/finance. He’s a douche.

  3. Linda says:

    He’s a creep and fake and he’s going to break her heart. The DM is reporting that she knew about the fiancee. I’m not impressed.

    • Jaxonmeh says:

      I don’t put too much stock in what the DM says on celebrity gossip these days.

      Regardless, he could have had a story going “we’re in the process of breaking up and she’s moving out but she’s dragging her feet for x reasons”. That would be knowing, but that’s also putting trust in someone who you think wants to partner with you who you think is on the same page and being honest with you. Depending on KHs gullibility and when she found that out, she might have really wanted to believe it.

      I know I’ve believed some stupid stuff from some douchecanoes when I shouldn’t have. You want to give that person the benefit of the doubt. So can I see her making that mistake with someone? Yeah. It happens too often.

      So what happens next will be interesting. If this was only going on behind the scenes And not publicly, she might stay anyways until she realized she was being played. BUT it’s public. And she doesn’t like messy for her public image. She’s gone out of her way to shut messiness down and keep a guarded life for her and her daughter. I don’t see her giving that up for this dude.

      But if it’s magic unicorn peen, we might get some good gossip this fall…

      • ItReallyIsYou,NotMe says:

        Is it just me or does it seem like KH is gullible or has a broken picker? Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx (wasn’t the rumor that he wouldn’t commit and cheated all over the place on her), and now Mr. Live-in Fiance. All that’s to say that maybe she did buy the “it’s over, she just hasn’t moved out yet” story.

      • Jaxonmeh says:

        I also think her picker is broken. And of course my theory is only speculation.

        Because I am biased and just want the best for Katie after all she went through with Tom. And I guess Jamie too. Which is a shame. I was rooting for them.

      • Godwina says:

        She’s the poster child for gullible. Sad to hear about JF cheating. I had hopes that was a solid mature relationship, however non-permanent.

      • Golly Gee says:

        Whoops. Sorry, ItReallyIsYou,NotMe. Didn’t see your comment before I posted the same thing up thread.

    • SpiceWorm says:

      Someone seems out to damage her. The DM story even had some line about her family members not approving. That couldn’t have possibly come from her family; they’re really lowkey and protective of her.

  4. Ravensdaughter says:

    Wise up, Katie!

  5. Darla says:

    Most of the time the new woman doesn’t know about the gf/fiance (at least at first). I mean, this is not new. This happens all the time. The new one usually doesn’t know. That’s why I never judged Aniston. Not that it’s my place to judge anyone for romantic f*ckery. But Men are liars. I mean, spectacular liars. I once knew someone who invented an entire woman (his “landlord) out of whole cloth, and kept the ruse going, complete with anecdotes. when the truth was he had moved back in with his old GF. Like so many stories just flooded into my brain I can’t tell them all here obviously. But when in doubt bet that the man lied. That’s where smart money goes.

    • ItReallyIsYou,NotMe says:

      I had a friend who really liked a guy who couldn’t commit because he told her that his ex was pregnant at the time, but he had never slept with her, she got pregnant from them just fooling around. She wanted to believe him and I actually kind of understood her reasoning which was, why would anyone make up such a stupid story? He even told her that he wanted to date her but would eventually go back to the ex once they had the kid! She eventually got rid of that idiot, thank goodness.

  6. Mia4s says:

    Yep…creep. And still a better relationship option than Tom Cruise. 😬

    • Darla says:

      Yeah maybe the issue should be Katie’s picker, which seems a bit off.

    • Bibi says:

      Im sure she didnt know at first, and then their plan was to have him break up with her but the story was going to blow up… didnt have time to have a choice… by text it was! the timing is not going to make sense with their narrative lol for sure. If They break up, we’ll know katie didnt know about the girlfriend or can’t be a home wrecker (because timing wont make any sense) but you know at 40 – she probably doesnt care what people think. Katie lives her own little life, and she seems like a great woman. Meanwhile Tom while think this is what happens when you’re not a scientologist

  7. Myra says:

    Katie’s image would likely remain unaffected. People rarely care when the scorned women is not famous. He seems like an ‘insensitive’ guy. Just like that Justin fellow. Anyways, it’s one thing to have these entanglements when you’re young and stupid, but at Katie’s age, it just sounds so exhausting.

    • Otaku fairy says:

      She seems to be a classy middle-aged white chick, which can sometimes be nearly as good as male privilege, so she’ll likely be fine. Despite already actually being a mother. Plus the guy’s unknown fiancee is a younger woman, so there’s not necessarily that narrative of the victim being a type of person made to feel invisible/undesirable to the straight male gaze.
      Also, was the ex-wife of Swizz Beats already famous in her own right when he cheated with Alicia Keys?

  8. Who ARE These People? says:

    So many cute guys in New York…she can do better. And his much younger girlfriend making him her “whole world,” and theor getting a dog, and being left with “bad press”… she will move on and grow. He must be a real charmer.

  9. Merricat says:

    I think Katie likes a guy to take control of the relationship, and that frequently means she ends up with narcissists. Her dad’s an attorney, right? Makes sense to me.

    • Nora says:

      You may be on to something. I also am drawn to guys who take charge and are dynamic/exciting, and a lot of those guys are narcissists or just plain jerks… not all lawyers though, I’m a lawyer and not a narcissist, lol

    • SpiceWorm says:

      Agree, and she’s into alpha males IMO. Chris Klein was crazy about her but I think he was too “soft” for her.

  10. NΞΞNΔ ZΞΞ says:

    Aspiring actor. Enough said.

  11. Erin says:

    I noticed too that he’s listed as an actor on his instragram, just thought it was interesting. I went to the gf/fiances instagram too (yes, I was bored last night lol) and she had recent loved up pictures of them together. I know he could have erased ones of her on his IG but I didn’t see any of her at all, I just thought that was telling…esp. since she had so many of him

  12. Sigmund says:

    God, he looks like he’s 14. Acts like it too.

  13. Lizzieb says:

    Hope kh dumps him. Hate to see the fiancée homeless and heartbroken but she dodged a bullet with this guy

  14. Chaine says:

    Love how the article tries to paint her as some aged crone “she’s almost ten years older than him!” Ummm no she is eight years older, which is only 80% of ten years older, that’s hardly almost.

  15. JennyJenny says:

    I have a dog named Emilio…..
    Now Katie does too!

  16. Caitlin Bruce says:

    I’ve been a fan of Katie since her Dawson’s Creek days and this is pretty shocking for many reasons. The homewrecking narrative could have been avoided if she was more discreet like she was with Jamie, they could have pretended they didn’t start dating until after he broke up with his fiancée, the PDA is giving me major Tomkat vibes. Even when her and Jamie went public and knew cameras where capturing them she never looked fully comfortable with it (maybe it was because she knew he didn’t like it) the only time I think they looked really comfortable was when they were in Miami on the yacht at Christmas time. If she gets pictured with this new guy and Suri my jaw will drop to the floor. She was extremely careful to not get Suri and Jamie pictured together even though they had met and Suri had met his children too.
    I think her picker is broken, the only good boyfriend she had was Joshua Jackson. Chris Klein was an alcoholic and was jealous of her career, Tom Cruise well he’s Tom cruise, I think he did love her but he’s a ego maniac, that had to control everything about her, Jamie Foxx was probably so refreshing at first and the fact they lived in different cities meant she could have her independence but still get a good seeming to when she needed it, I don’t think her and Jamie were ever meant to be as serious as they were. I think that came to a shock to both of them. Sadly jamies indiscretions couldn’t stop even though he was really in love with Katie (he called her Dream). And now this guy, it’s probably refreshing for her to date a normal guy (she hasn’t since she was famous) but he may be normal but he has the same wandering eye Jamie has.

    • SpiceWorm says:

      Very detailed gossip I hadn’t come across before, thanks. On Foxx, the man seems to have an enormous appetite for love for/from both men and women, reportedly.

  17. Lisa says:

    Katie has a terrible picker. The guy is a.major douche.

  18. Sunshine says:

    I’m so glad you read daily mail… so I don’t have to.

  19. Jules says:

    Now this is some good old-fashioned gossip. I think Katie is more of a drama queen than we realized.

  20. Morele says:

    The PDA – takes me back to the TomKat days 😂😂

  21. Mee says:

    Dear Rachel,
    He did you a favor. And never make a man your ‘world’ !

  22. Chickaletta says:

    Please don’t @ me over this, BUT, overlap is the issue here. I kind of feel like, people are called homewreckers or starfkees or judged if the new boyfriend or girlfriend or just date recently dumped their ex. Like, it’s okay to meet someone else and break up with your significant other to start something new. It happens all the time.

    Overlap or cheating or being vague about “Oh I just need some space.” is 100% not okay.

    Meeting Katie Holmes or Prince Harry and saying to your current significant other, “I’m out.” so you can date this new person is fine.

    • TeamMeg says:


    • Geeena says:

      This. I’m skeptical of the narrative the ex is selling. Guy sounds like a douche and immature if he really broke up with her via text, but the wording of “concrete wedding plans in the works” is weird sounding. She isn’t going on about lost deposits or fittings for her dress; how concrete were these plans and how healthy and committed was this relationship if it’s undone by a text?

      This should be summarized: 3 messy people converge and split, 2 of them are dating now.

    • SomeChick says:

      Why do you mention Prince Harry? That wasn’t the case with Meghan. Are you referring to one of his previous relationships?

  23. Bishg says:

    I follow Deuxmoi on Instagram and someone spotted them on a date a few days before the pics were published and the relationship became common knowledge. I read on somewhere that the Daily Mail got in touch with the person who took the pictures and bought them. I’m pretty sure that this Emilio guy would never have left his girlfriend (or probably he was forced to admit the affair and he was dumped) if the whole mess hadn’t come out. I’ve noticed lately that mainstream publications and sites have started paying attention to IG accounts such as Deuxmoi where people spots celebrities around. Deuxmoi was also where it got out that Kaia Gerber and Jacob were a thing.
    Anyways, this seems so unlike Katie Holmes that I’m starting to think that it’s a PR move to get some buzz going around her. She doesn’t seem to have much going on work-wise. Also, considering her past and what she’s been through, plus the fact that she’s always been private and super-protective of Suri, I don’t get why she would want this kind of publicity, being “the other woman” linked to serial cheater.

    • Caitlin Bruce says:

      But why would Katie want this press if it wasn’t actually a genuine thing? Getting called a homewrecker isn’t going to get her any decent roles. And if she wanted the publicity she could have dated someone famous.

    • beacker says:

      I know it doesn’t hurt less, but one day she’s going to be grateful because that guy sounds like the last person anyone should marry.

  24. Jaded says:

    God…so much stuff to unpack. First, I’m sure she knew of the fiance and chose to believe the old trope of “we’re in the process of breaking up”. Second, Katie has kept her sh*t tightly under wraps until now but got photographed twice in major PDA. Not good. Third, he’s clearly a douche-bro with a huge ego and a vague plan to get into acting. What better way than with a celebrity? I find this very triggering because a long time ago my loving wonderful relationship, that I thought was air-tight, was home-wrecked by a celebrity-ish woman who knew exactly what she was doing but didn’t care. Not only did it break my heart, it crushed my self-esteem and took me a long time to get over. Shame on both of them if that’s the case.

  25. Kate says:

    Based on guys I know, a 32-year old dating a 23-year old is generally indicative of an immature d-bag. But I think d-bag is Katie Holmes’ type. Didn’t she date Chris Klein back in the day?

    Also I don’t understand the ex-gf’s complaint about bad press and moving home. The bad press isn’t on her! I don’t even know her name and I just read the article. Also, girl, bullet dodged. Moving home > devoting your life to a guy who would break your engagement via text.

  26. Jay says:

    Holmes has managed to keep her ship pretty watertight in the past, so I’m going to assume this guy (the name of his restaurant is always mentioned) is tipping someone off to get his name out there, and the girlfriend is well rid of him. Katie, you can do better than this! He’s not even that cute. Also, lol to the DM calling a man in his mid thirties a “boytoy”.

    • Lena says:

      Kind of infuriating when this guy is 8 years younger than Katie and is called her “boy toy” but a female the same amount of years younger than the guy (Lindsay Shookus/Ben Affleck) is called “age appropriate”.

  27. vertes says:

    He’s not particularly good looking but maybe that’s her type. Tom C was just semi-cute, in a high school boy way.

  28. Kat says:

    I live in NYC and this is not surprising. He has quite a reputation, steady stream of flings from girls who come into the restaurant

    • Caitlin Bruce says:

      Not shocking from his side clearly, he was supposedly on Raya the whole time he was with his ex as well. But it is pretty shocking on Katie’s side. She keeps her private life pretty private after Tom and seems to make Suri a priority. This seems like a 180. He really must have some good game.

  29. Lo says:

    It’s not the greatest look but I’m tired acting like being messy is a cardinal sin. Doing it over and over (Miranda Lambert) is psychotic. Doesn’t take away the hurt anyone is feeling but I’m over the home wrecker police.

  30. Mina_Esq says:

    There is zero chance that Katie isn’t know about the fiancé. And how disrespectful to flaunt the PDA. You homewrecked the woman’s relationship. At least don’t rub it in her face. So disrespectful, especially when we know that Katie knows how to keep relationships under wraps. Yuck. Lost all respect for her.

    • DahliaDee says:

      Meh. Agree to disagree. I hate this notion that the onus is on the people whom the cheaters get with outside of an established relationship, even if those people know what they are getting into. Nobody holds a gun to the cheaters’ heads to go looking for strange. If they didn’t cheat with X, they’d cheat with Y. Personally, I’d never be the “other” person not only because I’d hate having that done to me, but first and foremost because if they can cheat with you, they will cheat on you. Everybody is various degrees of selfish, and such is the case for me. Putting myself first means not getting romantically or sexually involved with anyone already in a relationship or known for being a cheater. I learned in my twenties that you can’t change people, and I have better things to do with my time than try. Like watching Kpop.

      • Elizabeth says:

        I agree, the onus is on the person actually in the relationship to be truthful. everyone says Katie is broken — well, it sounds to me like there are a lot of broken men who lied to her and mistreated her. Anyone can be the target of abuse, don’t shame people who’re trying to survive and move on.

        I remember Emilio from some Southern themed dating show. He was one of the last two. Long time ago. He was definitely one of the nicer guys on there.

  31. Meg says:

    Starf***er is right i think, page six called him, ‘obsessed’ with celebrity

  32. Biden 2020 says:

    That boy is Fine! Get it girl. Woo, man he’s fine.

  33. SomeChick says:

    Katie has been snowed by a malignant narcissist before. First, they lovebomb you. Then once they get their hooks in, it becomes gradually more and more miserable. That’s how they operate. Run, Katie, run!

  34. Otaku fairy says:

    There’s nothing wrong with giving Katie the benefit of the doubt. Maybe she honestly did not know he was engaged. But the reasonable, progressive reactions she’s getting, and the way it’s being insisted that she’s doing nothing wrong are pretty interesting.

  35. Ksweet says:

    I hope this is just a fling for her sake. Sounds like he wants to use her for his acting career. He doesn’t seem like much of a prize, considering what he did to his fiancée. BTW, his aren’t the kind of looks that last.