Katie quits Scientology

Katie Holmes has reportedly dropped a bombshell on her husband Tom Cruise by announcing her intention to quit Scientology.

Buoyed by her new-found independence in New York, Katie finally took the plunge and told Tom of her plans to turn her back on the religion after beginning to question some of its rules and practices.

Now friends say that the star couple’s marriage may be facing a crisis as strict Scientologist Tom contemplates having to tone down the rules he has reportedly laid down to raise daughter Suri, 2.

“Katie got bold and told Tom that she’s ready to leave the religion,” claims a friend. “Tom is worried and now their marriage may have to change in a lot of ways.”

According to some former Scientology members, anyone who leaves the church must be disconnected from current members, including their spouses and children…

Read the full story in this week’s Woman’s Day (on-sale October 6, 2008)

Note: this is as yet unconfirmed, will post updates as and when further information becomes available.

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