“Dawson’s Creek” star, Katie Holmes, is finally enjoying a happy and peaceful life after suffering difficult relationships with Tom Cruise and Jamie Foxx. She is now a single mom, who seems to have found love and happiness in the arms of a man who is always making her laugh. The couple has even sparked pregnancy rumors.
Holmes celebrated her 44th birthday on December 18, 2022. She is finally a happy woman, and she was seen spending the day out with her daughter, Suri.
The mother-daughter duo were dressed casually and went out to a local diner, where they enjoyed a quiet meal together. Holmes is now happier than ever.
Holmes attended a concert, which fans speculated might be due to Holmes dating a musician. Holmes’ current boyfriend is an instrumentalist who has been nominated for Grammys due to his craft.
Fans thought that Holmes might now be taking more of an interest in music because of her new boyfriend’s career. She has posted photos and Instagram stories of her attending concerts.
Fans of Holmes are now excited to know that she is living a happy and peaceful life, in which she is able to experience true love and enjoy raising her daughter.
What Happened in Holmes’ Relationships with Cruise and Foxx?
In April 2005, Holmes started dating “Mission Impossible” actor Tom Cruise, a relationship that threw the media houses into a frenzy. They first made the relationship public during the David di Donatello Awards in Rome.
Shortly after, Cruise professed his love for the actress when he appeared on Oprah, and a few months after they started dating, the “Top Gun” actor popped the question atop the Eiffel Tower.
They, however, did not set a date for their wedding, and only months later, Holmes’ pregnancy became public. Rumors became rife that her Catholic parents disapproved of their relationship since Cruise subscribed to a different religion.
Shortly after they began dating, though, Holmes reportedly adopted Cruise’s religion. They married in a Scientologist ceremony at the 15th-century Odescalchi Castle in Bracciano, Italy, welcoming their little girl, Suri, Hebrew for “princess,” on the first anniversary of their first date in April 2006.
The couple’s relationship survived another six years before Holmes “blindsided” Cruise with a divorce in 2012. That also became one of the last times Cruise saw his child.
According to Samantha Domingo, a former follower of the Scientology Church, their sighting was for show. In reality, Cruise is “not allowed” to have a relationship with his teenage daughter because she’s not a Scientologist.
Another source shared with Us Weekly that Cruise’s church did allow their members to see their children, and it was Cruise’s choice to stay away from his daughter.
Following the unlikely developments and the highly publicized divorce, Holmes began focusing solely on raising her daughter as a single mother.
In 2013, Holmes started a fling with “Annie” actor Jamie Foxx. Theirs was supposed to be a secret relationship, with the pair preferring meeting up late at night at hotels and sneaking out back entrances to avoid tattletales.
But it was soon out in the open after they were pictured holding hands. And while it may have started as a fling, it became a full-blown relationship that lasted six years.
Unfortunately, only weeks after their much-heralded first red-carpet appearance at the Met Gala, the pair broke up amidst rumors that Foxx had cheated on the actress. A source overheard Holmes telling a friend:
“What Jamie does is his business — we haven’t been together for months.”
Single Katie Became Devoted to Her Daughter
After becoming a single mother again after her breakups with her exes, Holmes said that her sole focus was on raising her daughter well. She said she felt “blessed” to be Suri’s mother.
She said that she felt it important that she gave Suri a stable upbringing. Holmes also wants her daughter to be innocent for as long as she can be.
Holmes also said it was important to her that her daughter maintain her individuality throughout her life and she was enjoying helping Suri develop that.
A source close to Holmes has said that she wants to keep her daughter humble and does so by doing normal things with her, like traveling coach when they fly anywhere.
The source also said that Suri is a normal pre-teen girl, who enjoys music and seeing friends. Suri is also a ballet dancer, who does well in school.
Following her split from Emilio Vitolo Jr., the actress decided to take some time off dating to focus on raising her daughter. And from their relationship, it appears evident that she is doing an excellent job of it. According to an insider:
“You’d struggle to find a mom-daughter duo who are more in sync with each other. They’re a real team — their connection is beautiful to witness.”
Many close allies of Holmes describe Suri as well-liked, polite, well-mannered, and a joy to be around. In addition to that, she is very protective of her mother. “If Katie’s feeling stressed or down, Suri’s very compassionate and loving. Katie feels like her daughter really is her little angel.” A source said, adding:
“It’s no exaggeration to say that Suri and Katie have saved each other. They really are wonderful together.”
And while she enjoyed dating and would have wanted to find something special again, she did not put much thought into it and decided she would instead focus on raising Suri. A source said:
“Dating is not a huge priority for her. She has a full plate with work and Suri.”
However, her daughter is not the only reason she is steering clear of dating. The actress also had projects going and was busy filming a new movie. A source shared:
“Katie is happy living her life privately, working and taking care of her daughter. She’s starting a movie soon called Rare Objects.”
Holmes Finally Found Love in 2022
Holmes’ new boyfriend, Bobby Wooten, is a musician, who has taught himself to play most of the instruments he plays. He also works as an instructor at NYU Tisch School of the Arts.
Holmes was bent on focusing her attention on her daughter and projects but kept her heart open to love. And it was thus not a shock when news trickled in about a possible budding romance between her and Bobby Wooten III.
“The Romantics” actress was first spotted on April 28, 2022, getting cozy with her new beau, and fans went crazy, wanting to know if the two were dating.
They confirmed their relationship with a public appearance together, but not before Holmes introduced her daughter to Wooten. She felt she had to get her daughter’s approval. Luckily, Suri enjoys Wooten and gets along well with him.
Holmes may have been taking a break from dating, and when she first met Wooten, she was apprehensive. However, she decided to give love a chance, and as Hollywood life reports:
“But she agreed to go on a date with him because there was a mutual attraction and one date turned into two, which turned into three. And now here they are.”
The Broadway-performing bassist and the actress appear to be smitten with each other. Despite the relationship being reasonably fresh, Holmes is reportedly looking forward to the possibility of a “happily ever after.”
The two are in it for the long term, as the actress has already introduced Wooten to her mom. During a stroll through New York, where they held hands, Wooten also gave Holmes’ mom, Kathy, a hug.
Her romance with Wooten somewhat mirrors her short-lived whirlwind relationship with Vitolo, with the parties introducing each other to their partner’s parents. However, unlike with Vitolo, her relationship with Wooten seems to be the start of a long journey together.
Wooten appears to be a good guy and will be a wonderful friend to Holmes’ daughter in the future. Holmes may just have finally found “the one” after decades of searching, and we wish her nothing but the best.
Holmes and Wooten were spotted out, and as they walked hand in hand, they were all smiles with one another, and both appeared ecstatically happy. It has also been said that Wooten’s parents are fond of Holmes.
Is Holmes Pregnant with a Second Child?
Holmes and Wooten were seen out at the “Alone Together” premiere at the Tribeca Festival. Holmes wore a white crocheted dress, which hugged her figure.
Fans immediately noticed that it appeared as though she had a baby bump. Many fans commented saying that she was definitely pregnant, while others thought everyone should mind their own business until Holmes and Wooten made any announcements.
The actress was then seen leaving her New York City apartment in a flowing floral skirt and a white blazer. She paired the look with ballet pumps. This look was more loose fitting than the last, and no bump was visible.
Holmes and Wooten have not confirmed nor denied any of the pregnancy rumors and remain mostly lowkey. We wish them nothing but love and happiness in the future as it looks like Holmes has finally found her true love.