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#1 Posted on 17.6.05 1027.22
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http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/8251746/

    Originally posted by MSNBC
    PARIS - Tom Cruise popped the question to Katie Holmes at the Eiffel Tower early Friday and then announced the news to the world — they’re getting married.

    Cruise turned to Holmes: “What did you say, darling? She said, ‘Yes.’ ... I’ve never actually been to the Eiffel Tower and I just, it’s Paris, you know. It’s beautiful, a beautiful city. It’s very romantic. I’m excited to be here.”

    No wedding date has been set, Cruise said. “We haven’t discussed that — one step at a time.”


Wonder what show Tom's going on next to display his furniture gymnastics? Congratulations...I guess...
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#2 Posted on 17.6.05 1303.03
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This is now officially the beginning of the end of Katie Holmes' once promising career.

How in God's name if you are Katie's parents can you be happy about this?

Tom Cruise has officially past John Travolta as the biggest superstar turned wierdo ever, and that is tough to do.

Good luck Kaite. You;ll need it.

By the way, I got dibs on three years. Max.
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#3 Posted on 17.6.05 1311.54
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All the more reason we need to Free Katie!

    Originally posted by Wpob

    Tom Cruise has officially past John Travolta as the biggest superstar turned wierdo ever, and that is tough to do.




And I seem to recall Cruise and Travolta have something in common, although I can't seem to remember what it is...

(edited by Leroy on 17.6.05 1116)
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#4 Posted on 17.6.05 1320.25
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    Originally posted by Wpob
    By the way, I got dibs on three years. Max.


Pfft. They'll be lucky to see three months. Put me down for five weeks.
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#5 Posted on 17.6.05 1321.51
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    Originally posted by Leroy
    All the more reason we need to Free Katie!

      Originally posted by Wpob

      Tom Cruise has officially past John Travolta as the biggest superstar turned wierdo ever, and that is tough to do.




    And I seem to recall Cruise and Travolta have something in common, although I can't seem to remember what it is...


    (edited by Leroy on 17.6.05 1116)


Do you really think you can blame L. Ron Hubbard for this?
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#6 Posted on 17.6.05 1343.13
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    Originally posted by DrDirt
      Originally posted by Leroy
      All the more reason we need to Free Katie!

        Originally posted by Wpob

        Tom Cruise has officially past John Travolta as the biggest superstar turned wierdo ever, and that is tough to do.




      And I seem to recall Cruise and Travolta have something in common, although I can't seem to remember what it is...


      (edited by Leroy on 17.6.05 1116)


    Do you really think you can blame L. Ron Hubbard for this?


Is there ever a reason to NOT blame L. Ron Hubbard?
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#7 Posted on 17.6.05 1410.32
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    Originally posted by drjayphd
      Originally posted by DrDirt
        Originally posted by Leroy
        All the more reason we need to Free Katie!

          Originally posted by Wpob

          Tom Cruise has officially past John Travolta as the biggest superstar turned wierdo ever, and that is tough to do.




        And I seem to recall Cruise and Travolta have something in common, although I can't seem to remember what it is...


        (edited by Leroy on 17.6.05 1116)


      Do you really think you can blame L. Ron Hubbard for this?


    Is there ever a reason to NOT blame L. Ron Hubbard?


No, I bow before your logic.
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#8 Posted on 17.6.05 1503.30
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Oh God, they really are Bennifer v.2.0!
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#9 Posted on 17.6.05 1521.14
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    Originally posted by drjayphd
    Is there ever a reason to NOT blame L. Ron Hubbard?


Two words: Battlefield Earth.

Which brings me to the all-time, best review of a movie I've ever read: Roger Ebert: Battlefield Earth.

With lines like,"'Battlefield Earth' is like taking a bus trip with someone who has needed a bath for a long time. It's not merely bad; it's unpleasant in a hostile way."
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#10 Posted on 17.6.05 1525.01
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It was an arranged marriage. Katie Holmes is a self-declared virgin who dreamed about marrying Tom Cruise. The Scientology center apparently brought in a bunch of women for Cruise to look over. That's why neither of them can say how they met.

At least this is what I read in the tabloids at the dentist's office.
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#11 Posted on 17.6.05 1628.24
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Wasn't that the rumor about his marriage to Nicole Kidman? That it was arranged to prevent revealing that Cruise was really gay which would hurt his image as an action star.
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#12 Posted on 17.6.05 1648.02
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Yes, the rumor was that Kidman was an aloof bisexual beard for the very gay Tom Cruise, that their marriage and divorce were choked with non-disclosure agreements and various legally established permissions (such as Kidman not being deemed "at fault" during a divorce because of her "swinging"), and that Tom Cruise has had a svelte male personal trainer travel absolutely everywhere with him for over 15 years. Those are the rumors, anyway.

Personally, I feel bad for Katie Holmes. The Scientology People are not to be messed with. Caught up in the haze of love and whirlwind romance, she may not stop to think about whether she minds signing away a great deal of her legal rights to the Church of Scientology. The marriage may be over in three years, but once involved with the COS, it can be notoriously difficult to get out. I'm sure a great deal of what I've read about them has been exagerrated, but there's an awful abundance of horror stories out there. And they do keep a practical brigade of extremely good attorneys on retainer.

James van der Beek would never have gotten her mixed up in all this.
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#13 Posted on 17.6.05 1937.57
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THE SKINNY

Katherine Noelle "Katie" Holmes
5'9"; 26 years old (born December 18, 1978 in Toledo, Ohio)
Notable Works: The Ice Storm, Dawson's Creek, Disturbing Behavior, Go, Teaching Mrs. Tingle, Wonder Boys, The Gift, Phone Booth, Abandon, Pieces of April, First Daughter, Batman Begins
Notable Awards: Golden Satellite nomination for Actress in a Comedy or Musical Motion Picture (for Pieces of April)

Thomas Cruise Mapother IV (aka "Tom Cruise")
5'7"; Turns 43 on July 3rd (born in Syracuse, New York)
Twice married (1987-1990 to Mimi Rogers, 1990-2001 to Nicole Kidman)
Notable Works: The Outsiders, Risky Business, All the Right Moves, Legend, Top Gun, The Color of Money, Cocktail, Rain Man, Day of Thunder, A Few Good Men, The Firm, Interview with the Vampire, Mission: Impossible, Jerry Maguire, Eyes Wide Shut...and a lot more
Notable Awards: 3-time Academy Award nominee, 6-time Golden Globe nominee (won 3 of 'em), 3-time Golden Satellite nominee (won 1 of 'em), 12-time MTV Movie Award nominee

I'm sorry, but 43 & 26 is a little bit of a gap.

Put me down for 13 months in the pool.

(edited by Freeway420 on 17.6.05 1845)
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#14 Posted on 17.6.05 1948.15
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Eight months.

-Jag
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#15 Posted on 18.6.05 0019.00
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AM I the only one who is picking "Won't Get Married"?
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#16 Posted on 18.6.05 0615.38
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    Originally posted by StaggerLee
    AM I the only one who is picking "Won't Get Married"?


No. And 5'7" seems a little generous for Tommy, there.
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#17 Posted on 18.6.05 0627.24
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I refuse to be a naysayer. I wish them the best; maybe they can pull this out of their asses and make it work.

Realistically, how many high profile Hollywood marriages work? Outside of Travolta's marriage?
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#18 Posted on 18.6.05 0825.27
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Seriously, this girl has been my number one celebrity crush for at least 6 years. Now not only do I have to fight off the biggest box office draw in America, but I have to also contend with a religion? No thank you.

Congrats, Jennifer Love Hewitt, you just moved up into the number one spot, Miss America-style.
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#19 Posted on 18.6.05 0857.27
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Dear NBC Foreign Desk:

When you decide to blast over the black box that Tom and Katie are officially engaged, you've announced to every affiliate that you have nothing else to do.

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Forget the idea of how long they'll be married; when do they adopt their first kid?

PS -- Hail Xenu.
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#20 Posted on 18.6.05 1056.46
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Katie Holmes was engaged for four years and never did the deed? As a wise Gorilla once said, "Highly unlikely".

Unless what they say is true, and dating Tom Cruise makes your hymen grow back.

The best thing about TC lately is his feud with Brooke Shields and the fact that she's outwitted him at every turn of the press release. Dude, you're getting served by Brooke Shields.
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