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Tom Cruise’s Daughter Suri a Glaring Product of Rampant Nepotism That Plagues Hollywood, Used Mom Katie Holmes’ Connections to Get Movie Gig: “I always want the highest level of talent. So I asked her!”

Tom Cruise's Daughter Suri a Glaring Product of Rampant Nepotism That Plagues Hollywood, Used Mom Katie Holmes' Connections to Get Movie Gig: "I always want the highest level of talent. So I asked her!"

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes have been a fascinating pair in Hollywood, made more so by the unlikely publicity surrounding the two stars since their marriage. The curious couple first made headlines after the infamous Oprah interview that ended up being forever immortalized because of Cruise’s hazardous couch-jumping confession of love for Holmes. The rumors that later spread about Scientology’s involvement in their lives and the eventual split have ever since dampened the enigmatic air shrouding the former couple and their drastically different approach toward Hollywood.

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes with their daughter
Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes with their daughter

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Tom Cruise’s Daughter Finds a Career Path in Hollywood

Tom Cruise’s daughter with Katie Holmes, Suri Cruise, has been on the receiving end of the paparazzi’s lens, and like it is for her parents, privacy has been a rare commodity in the young Cruise’s life as well. But given the fame and exposure that surrounded her since birth, it isn’t surprising that she grew wary of the lifestyle choice that comes with stepping into the spotlight in Hollywood.

Instead, Suri Cruise has now found a foothold in the industry by using her passion to find a career path. DIsinterested in following in her parents, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes’ footsteps, Suri Cruise instead pursued music, which has now found a way to shine through her mother’s recent projects.

Suri Cruise
Suri Cruise

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Holmes’ 2022 film, Alone Together, a pandemic-era romcom, was written, produced, directed, and starred in by the Dawson’s Creek actress herself. The film brings to the surface her daughter’s melodic cover of Blue Moon in the opening credits. Holmes’ upcoming drama about a traumatized woman healing and rebuilding her life again, titled Rare Objects, has also become a platform for Suri Cruise’s voice.

Katie Holmes Talks About Her Daughter, Suri Cruise

Even though the music industry is one of the pillars that hold up the foundation of Hollywood, it is also its separate entity evolving constantly through the years, socially and culturally. But given the dialogue surrounding nepotism in the film industry, skipping the ladders of struggle to gain an advantage in the already saturated brimming with potential has recently brought out the critical opinions of the public to the surface.

In Suri Cruise’s case, Katie Holmes ensures talent comes first.

“I always want the highest level of talent. So I asked her! She’s very, very talented. She said she would do it and she recorded it, and I let her do her thing. That’s the way I direct in general: It’s like, ‘This is what I think we all want — go do your thing.'”

Katie Holmes with a young Suri Cruise
Katie Holmes with a young Suri Cruise

Also read: “She wanted out of the marriage badly”: Tom Cruise Became Unbearable to the Point That Katie Holmes Signed Cruel Dating Clause to Finalize Divorce

The budding singer was born to Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes in 2006 and has two older siblings, Isabelle and Connor from her father’s previous marriage to Nicole Kidman. All three children of the Mission: Impossible star have chosen a career extremely divergent from mainstream Hollywood and have each been successful in their own chosen profession.

Rare Objects premieres on 14 April 2023.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

Written by Diya Majumdar

It's 2023 and Diya Majumdar's social life is defined by a 365-day binge-marathon of films and television shows. Having graduated with honors in literature from Miranda House, she now has more than 1000 published articles on Fandomwire, and her passion and profession both include dissecting the world of cinema. She happens to be a liberally opinionated person with an overbearing love for Monet, Edvard Munch, and Van Gogh, and hardly anything fascinates her more than painting exact replicas of all their troubled works – in oil, of course.