Tom Cruise and actress Katie Holmes took less than two weeks to end their nearly six-year marriage.
The case has been settled and the agreement has been signed. We are thrilled for Katie and her family and are excited to watch as she embarks on the next chapter of her life
Katie Holmes attorney Jonathan Wolfe said in a statement.
The media coverage about Cruise and questions about raising their daughter in the Church of Scientology likely played a role in the speedy finish.
Holmes’ marriage to Cruise was her first.
Cruise however had been married twice previously. First to actresses Mimi Rogers and then to Nicole Kidman. With Kidman he adopted two children.
Both those marriages ended in divorce.
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