Tom cruise and katie holmes dating

, died at age 80 — and now a new report claims that his ex Katie Holmes decided to be there for the father of her child. He is staying strong and leaning on close friends and other family during this challenging time.” MORE: Suri Cruise Is All Grown Up — See the Pic (Photo Credit: Getty Images) According to reports, Mary died peacefully in her sleep and was sent off with a Scientology ceremony.

“Katie Holmes has reached out to her ex Tom Cruise to offer her condolences after the passing of his mother,” a source told . She was also the one who encouraged Tom to pursue an acting career.

The uber-private couple managed to avoid paparazzi, spending time together at the luxe Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme.

It was on this trip that they discussed tying the knot.

From a childhood crush to hyperspeed courtship, parenthood and a storybook wedding, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes' Hollywood romance seemed to defy all odds.

But the fairytale ended today, with news that Holmes has filed for divorce from Cruise, short of their sixth anniversary.

The couple has been meeting in undisclosed locations, donning disguises, and publicly insisting they’re just friends, but sources reveal exclusively to that Katie is tired of hiding.

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He hasn’t seen her since she was seven.” (Photo Credit: Getty Images) Katie moved on from the relationship with actor , and they were recently spotted spending New Year's Eve together in Miami. Meanwhile, Tom was recently rumored to be dating a British woman.

MORE: Enter Here for Your Chance to Win a Trip to Miami We think it's great that these two can still lean on each other in the most difficult times — and hope this could lead to him reconnecting with his daughter.

June 13, 2005 Holmes converts from Catholicism to the Church of Scientology.

June 16, 2005 The couple announce their engagement, just shy of eight weeks from having first met.