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Lawyer Confirms Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes' Divorce

June 29, 2012 (6:14 pm) GMT
It is no longer a rumor that the couple went through rocky stages in the marriage and decided to end it in a divorce.
Katie Holmes, Tom Cruise

After brief speculation, it was eventually confirmed that Hollywood couple and are going through a divorce. A lawyer for the actress said in a statement that the couple's six-year-old daughter Suri is of their best interest.

"This is a personal and private matter for Katie and her family. Katie's primary concern remains, as it always has been, her daughter's best interest," said Holmes' attorney Jonathan Wolfe in a statement. No other details were released.

Cruise and Holmes were married in Italy in November 2006. It was the first marriage for Holmes and third for Cruise who divorced and . They signed a prenup and their estimated net worth is $275 million, mostly from the actor.

There was no indication of the split before. Cruise is due to celebrate his 50th birthday next Tuesday, July 3.

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