Tom Cruise Reportedly Won't Leave Scientology for 11-Year-Old Daughter Suri

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If you've been crossing your fingers that 2018 is going to be the year this Mission: Impossible star will (publicly) reunite with his estranged daughter, think again. Tom Cruise reportedly refuses to leave Scientology for the sake of repairing his relationship with now 11-year-old daughter Suri, which, if true, is quite sad.

  • Rumors were swirling that Tom was ready to leave his longtime religion in order to mend things with Suri.

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    "Tom is the fiercest Scientologist on the planet, but it's beyond heartbreaking to be forced to cut ties with your child," an insider alleged to Star magazine, as New Idea magazine reports. "Tom has reached the breaking point, and something has to give. If he wants her back, he'll have to walk away from the church, which has been a huge part of his life. Leaving Scientology would be the toughest decision he'll ever have to make!"

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    Outlets report that Tom hasn't seen Suri since his 2012 split with now ex-wife Katie Holmes. Tom's adopted children with ex-wife Nicole Kidman -- Isabella, 25, and Connor, 23 -- are Scientologists and reportedly still have a relationship with their father. (They opted to live with Cruise after their parents' divorce.)

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  • There's also speculation that the celeb dad is "at war" with Scientology church leaders, as he wasn't present during the unveiling of a new California supercenter.

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    "If Scientology declared open season on Tom, they could bury him," the source reportedly told Star. "They've probably got all sorts of dirt on him."

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    Many celebs have left Scientology for various reasons and have shared the aftereffects of doing so. Star mentions that "defectors" who left the religion feel Tom would open himself up to being "harassed, hounded, slandered and sued" as a result.

  • But it looks like Tom planning to leave his religion to fix his relationship with his daughter just isn't true.

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    GossipCop.com reports speaking to a "source close to the situation" who says it's plain false. 

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  • Hopefully, Tom and Suri will be able to come together one day to mend things.

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    We're really crossing our fingers.

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