Do you remember Y2K, when people got themselves worked up into a frenzy
over the impending disaster and economic apocalypse that would come when
the year 2000 arrived and computers would all rise up and enslave
humanity? And then the new year came and went and absolutely nothing
Well, that's exactly like the Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes divorce.When news first broke
that the 33-year-old former Dawson's Creek
star and her now 50-year-old Top Gun
husband were getting divorced, there was a palpable excitement in the air. A big, public, messy divorce was inevitable and everyone wanted front row seats to the trainwreck. It had everything you could want. There was a custody battle over Suri, Scientology was involved and the comedic opportunities for Cruise were endless. Just imagine Tom being cross-examined on the witness stand by Katie's lawyer, demanding the truth only being told he could not handle said truth.
It was destined to be the Divorce of the Century, a major news story that would play out over the weeks and months to come. James van der Beek would go on Bethenny Frankel's talk show to discuss it. Jonathan Lipnicki would stop by Piers Morgan's show to discuss the divorce, the weight of human heads and the fact that he has become insanely ripped
But no, none of this is to be. Because today Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes reached a settlement in their divorce. According to a statement from Katie's lawyer, "The case has been settled and the agreement has been signed." No details were released about the settlement, including any potential news about their daughter Suri and whether Katie was granted sole custody as she requested.
I guess this means it's time to move on. The divorce that could've been a media spectacle to sustain sites like TMZ for several months was been resolved quickly, quietly and peacefully. Where's the fun in that?(Image courtesy of WENN)