Nicole Kidman's Silence Over Tom Cruise Divorce Speaks Volumes

Tom CruiseWe have yet to hear a peep from Tom Cruise's former wife, Nicole Kidman, since his current wife, Katie Holmes, gave him the heave-ho. Word has it that Nicole doesn't want to say anything about the divorce to anyone -- not even to friends. Because her phone is bugged. At least, rumor has it that it used to be. Tom has probably moved on to bugging Katie's phones now. But Nicole is still wise to keep her lip zipped. Between those Scientology stalkazoids and the fact that her kids, Isabella and Connor, live with Tom, keeping quiet is smart.

A source says:

Nicole really does not want to be dragged into this or say anything to anyone. At some point though, she will probably be forced to say something, and she will most likely support Tom for the sake of their children.

But she must be gloating just a little bit, right? Right.

Nicole always made it clear that Tom's filing for divorce just before their tenth year anniversary (and right after they renewed their marriage vows) caught her completely by surprise. Also it's always been said that Nicole was pregnant when Tom bailed. She then miscarried. How tragic is that?

Then there's how Tom has acted during his romance with Katie. All jumping up and down on the couch. All proclaiming his undying love to the perfect woman. Nicole seems very happy with Keith Urban and their babies ... but that had to have been annoying.

When an ex brutally dumps you -- and then moves on to the "perfect" relationship, which turns out not to be so perfect -- there's a little part of you, deep down, that smirks. Just a bit! Or maybe more than a bit.

If you've been blaming yourself for the end of the relationship, wondering what you did wrong and what you could have done differently, watching your ex's second relationship also fail can give you a much-needed Ah-ha! moment. A moment of, "So it's not just me. Maybe it is him."

And is that so wrong?

Have you ever felt satisfaction when an ex's new relationship failed?

 

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