"I think it's something Tom's been thinking about a lot recently, but especially as July was approaching. It's like he's finally recognised that Katie will always be the love of his life," a source told LOOK magazine, reports contactmusic.com.
"It was such a shock when she left him, although she would no doubt argue that he ignored the signs, terms with that decision but I think Tom finally understand why she had to end things. It's taken a long time for him to come to and let go of the anger, but it seems like he finally has and he obviously will have wanted to tell her that," the source added.
The couple, who reportedly only communicate via intermediaries, is said to have attempted to call a truce in March, but have barely exchanged words since. Thrice-divorced Cruise, 50, is now more determined than ever to rekindle his friendship with Holmes for the sake of their seven-year-old daughter Suri. (IANS)
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Cruise married actress Mimi Rogers on May 9, 1987. He was 24 and she was 31. The marriage lasted two years, and their divorce was finalised on February 4, 1990. Rogers introduced Cruise to Scientology.
Cruise's Relationship With Nicole Kidman
Cruise fell in love with actress Nicole Kidman after meeting her on the sets of their film Days of Thunder in 1989. They married on December 24, 1990, and adopted two children, Isabella Jane (born December 1992) and Connor Antony (born January 1995).
Cruise filed for divorce from Kidman in February 2001. At the moment, she was unknowingly pregnant with their first baby, but the pregnancy ended with a miscarriage.
Cruise's Link Up With Penelope Cruz
Cruise was next romantically linked with Penélope Cruz, his co-star in Vanilla Sky. The relationship ended in 2004. After the breakup with Cruz, the Church of Scientology reportedly launched a secret project to find Cruise a new girlfriend.
He started dating actress Katie Holmes in April 2005 and they were dubbed as TomKat by the media. A month after they made their first public appearance together in Rome, he declared his love for Holmes on The Oprah Winfrey Show.
TomKat's Daughter Suri's Birth
On October 6, 2005, Cruise and Holmes announced they were expecting a child, and their daughter, Suri, was born in April 2006. On November 18, 2006, Holmes and Cruise were married at the 15th century Odescalchi Castle in Bracciano, Italy, in a Scientology ceremony attended by many Hollywood stars.
The actors' publicist said the couple had "officialized" their marriage in Los Angeles the day before the Italian ceremony. There has been widespread speculation that the marriage was arranged by the Church of Scientology. David Miscavige, the head of the Church of Scientology, served as Cruise's best man.
Holmes Filed For Divorce From Cruise
On June 29, 2012, Holmes had filed for divorce from Cruise after five and a half years of marriage. On July 9, 2012, the couple had signed a divorce settlement worked out by their lawyers.
Katie Holmes' Previous Affairs
Before hooking up to Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes had dated her Dawson's Creek co-star Joshua Jackson. Later, she fell in love with actor Chris Klein in 2000 and they were engaged in late 2003. But in early 2005, they ended their relationship with the breakup being as amicable as it could be.