Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, a Hollywood A-list power couple for six years until their 2012 split, filed for divorce that year. News of the A-list couple’s breakup reportedly sent shockwaves through the entertainment industry and spurred widespread speculation as to the real reason for the breakup, as reported by Ranker.
The question then becomes why Cruise and Holmes decided to end their marriage. According to Extra, the ex-spouses initially started seeing one other in 2005. The former “Dawson’s Creek” star announced in June of that year that she and Cruise were engaged and that she intended to convert to Scientology, Cruise’s religion.
On October 2005, four months later, Holmes shared the news that she was expecting her first child. Seven months after giving birth to their daughter Suri Cruise in April 2006—who has since undergone a remarkable transformation—the couple married the knot in a lavish Italian ceremony.
When Did Katie Maloney and Tom Schwartz Split?
According to records obtained from the Los Angeles County Superior Court by Life & Style, Katie filed for divorce in March 2022 at the Van Nuys Courthouse East. As divorce rumors were circulating after she was seen without her wedding ring, the “You’re Gonna Love Me” podcaster announced the split through Instagram a week earlier.
Tom Schwartz and I have been on quite the journey through life together over the past 12 years, but we’ve decided to end our marriage. There is no bitterness or hostility, no side to take, her statement stated. We hold each other in the highest regard and hold dear the friendship we have. We shall always love and support one another no matter where our lives take us.
On the same day, the co-owner of Tom Tom issued his own statement, which included images from the pair’s past. It’s a bummer that this happened. “How the f—k am I expected to capture 12 years of love in an f—kin scripted Instagram caption?” it read. I don’t know what sort of image I’m supposed to use.
Is there a standard “I break up with you” font, he asked? Over the course of our time together, we shared some of the most joyful, romantic, and enjoyable moments imaginable. Extreme happiness, like being in heaven. So much of what I know about love and how to be a good spouse I learned from her.
Why Did Katie Maloney and Tom Schwartz Split?
While appearing on the “We Met at Acme” podcast presented by Lindsey Metselaar in April, the reality star delved deeply into her marital issues. Katie claims that she suffered from mental and emotional health problems since her needs weren’t being met in her marriage.
I couldn’t put my finger on it because I wasn’t ready to accept or consider that it might be my relationship, she explained. Since it was evident that I loved him and wanted to spend my time with him, I didn’t want to. It’s just a very challenging situation to accept.
Have Katie Maloney and Tom Schwartz Moved on Since Their Split?
In August, at Scheana Shay’s wedding, the co-owner of The Schwartz & Sandy allegedly hooked up with Raquel Leviss, a co-star of VPR. An insider at the time told Us Weekly that they heard “through the grapevine” that “more transpired” between the reality stars and that “apparently there was some heavy drinking involved.”
Life & Style reached out to representatives for Tom and Raquel but did not hear back from them right away. When asked for comment on Tom and Raquel’s fling, a representative for Katie said, “no comment” to Life & Style. Neither of them has addressed their relationship publicly, but Tom did say she was “cool as f-k” on Scheana’s August podcast, “Schenanigans,” despite their silence.
“I was so busy with my own life and married that I never had the time to get to know Raquel,” he explained. No matter what, she managed to maintain her cool. I guess I just never really put any effort into getting to know her. Tom and Katie Maloney said they remained amicable following their breakup, which led to the wedding hookup incident.
Tom bragged on Katie’s podcast in August about how well they got divorced and how they did a “damn fine job” of it. We’re still friends, but now we give each other space and clear boundaries, he said. To this day, “we’re still mates, still check in on each other.” Katie, on the other hand, has been dating on the side.
Katie noted on the December 4, 2022, episode of “The Papaya” podcast, “I’ve just been like kind of going out, flirting, hanging around, just taking it not too seriously,” adding that she is “having a nice time.”
Are Katie Maloney and Tom Schwartz Divorced?
Accord in their divorce was finalized on September 19, according to court documents obtained by Life & Style from the stars’ respective attorneys. The couple acknowledged that there was an uncontested agreement dividing their assets and released each other from all claims to spousal support for the foreseeable future. On October 12, 2022, they officially divorced.
What Has Katie Maloney Publicly said About Her Divorce From Tom?
During an interview on “The Papaya” podcast in December 2022, Katie said she is “proud of herself” for finally ending her marriage to Tom. Everyone who knew us or observed us has seen us struggle for so long and for so many different reasons that
The same reasons I wanted out of my marriage and the reasons I stayed in it were the same ones. Katie, he doesn’t have your back,'” the Bravoleb continued. Really, you want to put up with this?