He told me she never talked to him back in school, but now he was recognized he got all her attention.It could have been a great big romance because I was crazy for him." On in 2013, Cher said Cruise definitely made her "top five" list of lovers in life. She was dating a friend of his at the time, but ultimately they got together.Rather, as far as the utter fascination with how he goes about meeting women and what makes or breaks a relationship with him, no one in this celeb-obsessed culture has been under the microscope in recent years as much as Tom has.Then again, he hasn't always helped his own cause if he'd prefer to Having been an A-list heartthrob for the better part of three decades, Cruise is pretty used to being the subject of endless speculation, as are his peers—the Johnny Depps, Brad Pitts and George Clooneys of the world.But has anyone had a love life quite like Tom Cruise?We don't mean his three marriages and various girlfriends—that's par for the course.She's the mother of my children, and I wish her well. (She would say years later, "I've never fallen in love with someone I'm working with. If something becomes friendship, then maybe months later it becomes something else, but you can never know. You can't plan those things.") "I'm very, very happy with my relationship," Cruise had told in the summer of 2003, also denying that they were engaged.The relationship wasn't without its legal drama, however, as Cruz ended up securing damages and a retraction from an Australian tabloid in June 2003 over a story claiming her impending marriage to Tom was postponed because she had an affair.
"Citing the difficulties inherent in diverging careers which constantly kept them apart, they concluded that an amicable separation seemed best for both of them at this time," their longtime rep said on Feb. Even then, Kidman's lack of attachment to Scientology and her reluctance to raise their kids that way was named as a major factor in their split (her rep told in October 2001, "She knows why, and I know why. "There's nothing to hide and it's a good thing," she said.
Unlike them, however, Tom Cruise is...well, he's just Tom Cruise.
Ageless at 54, he's still entirely unique when it comes to the certain punch he brings to a movie.
They split up in January 2004 and alerted the world to that fact two months later.
"The relationship just ran its course and they decided not to be girlfriend and boyfriend anymore," a source told star is said to have briefly dated Cruise during a period of time after he broke up with Cruz when the actor really wanted a potential partner who could embrace Scientology (those said to be involved with Cruise's dating process have denied that was the case). They were never photographed out on a date together, but looked perfectly cordial at an Ambassadors for Humanity gala honoring Bill Clinton and benefiting the Shoah Foundation in February 2005.