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Did Tom Cruise Beg Katie Holmes to Delay Divorce Filing?

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Tom Cruise couch Oprah

On May 23, 2005, Tom Cruise couldn’t contain his excitement over his relationship with actress Katie Holmes. (Harpo)

-Well, this is oddly fitting. I started at Dose in 2005, shortly after Tom Cruise jumped on Oprah‘s couch in an unhinged declaration of love for Katie Holmes. And now, the day that I’m leaving, the pair announce their split. Looks like the divorce is Katie’s call; Tom’s rep just released a statement saying he’s “deeply saddened.” She’s already filed for primary custody(!), and reportedly refused his pleas to wait six months before announcing the split. There’s no word what happened (just a few weeks ago he was giving mushy interviews about her during the Rock of Love promo tour, and she was spotted wearing her wedding ring just two days ago), but expect this to dominate covers for the rest of the summer.

-In happier celeb news, Adele is going to have a baby!

-This is the second time there’s been reports of Jennifer Lawrence flirting with John Mayer. No, Jen. Just…NO!

-Dear gawd, Miley Cyrus. WHAT are you wearing?!?

-The cops accused of leaking the photos of Rihanna following her assault by Chris Brown have escaped charges.

-E.R. actress Parminder Nagra‘s divorce just turned nasty. Her ex claims she’s hiding some of her assets from him.

-Kelly Osbourne says she got drunk on a plane earlier this week because she was upset about her brother.

-Blake Lively continues to make us hate her by saying she eats cupcakes and doesn’t work out. She really needn’t try this hard.

-Ann Curry confirmed that she’s leaving the Today Show in a teary speech yesterday morning. Now the rumours about Savannah Guthrie replacing her have been confirmed.

-Another day, another bust up between Alec Baldwin and a photog. Why all the aggression, Alec? I’m sure there are more effective techniques outlined in Jack-Off: How I Out-Negotiated My Greatest Opponent: Myself.

-Here’s our first (somewhat blurry) look at Charlize Theron with a shaved head.

-Chevy Chase continues to be a beacon of light on the Community set. Oh, Pierce!

-I can barely believe this is happening, but George Clooney just took a really bad picture.

-Yikes! The guy who was dating Amy Winehouse when she died was just charged with two counts of rape.

-Snoop was busted in a Norway airport yesterday after custom officials found 8 grams of weed on him.

-Now that she’s split from her longterm girlfriend, Amber Heard and Johnny Depp are 100% dating, claims Us Weekly. I’m still not sure if I’m totally buying it. Of course, I thought the ‘he bought her a horse’ story was pure poop and it turned out to be true, so what do I know?

-Check out the red band trailer for The Man with the Iron Fists.

-Lauryn Hill showed up to court today to answer charges of tax evasion.

-Justin Bieber‘s diva is finally showing. He abruptly cut off an interview when he didn’t like the questions.

-I can’t think of a more fitting way to sign off than with this video of Channing Tatum and Jimmy Fallon in drag. Enjoy!

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Author: Jen McDonnell

Jen McDonnell is an entertainment freelancer and social media specialist. She put her celeb stalking skills to good use as managing editor of www.dose.ca. Likes: pop culture, celebrity dirt, guilty pleasure TV, George Clooney, cheese. Dislikes: people who use 'begs the question' incorrectly. Follow Jen on Twitter @jen_mcdonnell. Follow Jen

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