Katie Holmes was once a high-profile actress whose fame seemed inescapable. A lot has changed over the years.
But what matters most is that she has her daughter, Suri, who is super adorable and the greatest treasure in Katie’s life.
And in these new photos, Katie shows off her precious daughter as they watch the Oscars and as they cuddle on the couch.
It is widely believed that Suri Cruise hasn’t seen Tom Cruise in about five years.
That’s a long time for anyone, but half a lifetime for a child Suri’s age.
(Suri is currently 11 years old, and will turn 12 this April)
Though Suri isn’t as public of a celebrity child as some, her mother doesn’t hide her from the world. Through Katie’s instagram, fans have gotten to watch Suri grow up.
And these new photos are such a treat.
Katie Holmes shared new pic, captioning it:
“Congratulations to all of the nominees and winners!!!!!!!”
That’s Suri Cruise, clapping in celebration as she watches the Academy Awards.
But it’s this next photo that will really melt the hearts of fans.
In it, Katie and Suri can be seen snuggling on the couch.
Mommy-daughter cuddle time sometimes becomes a rarity as children age and naturally become more independent.
Take a look:
If you think that this photo is adorable, know that Instagram commenters agree. They wrote:
“Nothing better than a mother’s unconditional love for her children,” followed by a string of red heart emojis.
Another commended Katie for capturing the photo.
“Sweet memories captured; mommy cuddles are the best.”
The photo’s caption, for the record, was nothing but heart emojis. So sweet.
“Nothing like it mama — great job keeping it real with your daughter.”
This comment likely came from a British fan:
“What a wonderful mummy you are to your baby girl.”
Actually it was Tom Cruise who appeared in 2017’s disastrous The Mummy … never mind.
We should note that some of the comments, though positive, took a different tone.
“So glad you guys got away from that weirdo!”
In case anyone is scratching their heads, that commenter is almost certainly referring to Tom Cruise, known for his eccentricity in interviews and for being Scientology’s golden boy. Even though he’s old now.
Another commenter was thinking similarly:
“Thank goodness, you got your baby away from that cult Scientology.”
Many share that sentiment.
Though Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx are reportedly dating, it’s said that Foxx doesn’t even discuss the relationship with his friends.
Some believe that Katie may have just decided that, since her last relationship was arguably the most high-profile romance on the planet at the time, she wants to keep things low-key.
Others, however, have long believed that Katie was able to escape from the Church of Scientology with Suri by making some sort of deal — that Tom would waive custody if Katie, presumably, doesn’t embarrass him or the Church.
And maybe part of that involves no high-profile romances. That’s just speculation.
Reports have backed up parts of those rumors, claiming that Tom won’t see Suri because of his religious and career dedication.
And perhaps because Suri and Katie may qualify as Suppressive People and therefore be the sorts he may feel a need to, as a Scientologist, avoid.
The fact of the matter is that we just don’t know. What we do know is that Suri seems happy and healthy with her mommy.