Suri Cruise, Katie Holmes Spent Christmas Together in Ohio

Celebrity News Dec. 27, 2012 AT 3:30PM
Suri Cruise and Katie Holmes on December 23, 2012 in New York City. Suri Cruise and Katie Holmes on December 23, 2012 in New York City. Credit: Splash News

It was a very Midwestern Christmas this year for Katie Holmes and daughter Suri Cruise. For Holmes' first yuletide holiday since her divorce from Tom Cruise, the actress, 34, took her 6-year-old daughter with her to celebrate with her family in her hometown of Toledo, Ohio, two sources confirm to Us Weekly.

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"Suri went to spend Christmas with Katie's family back home," one insider says. "There was never a doubt that Katie would have Suri for Christmas morning." Adds the insider of the NYC-based tot: "Katie thinks getting Suri out of the city is healthy for her -- seeing how life is outside of their world there."

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By Dec. 26, Holmes was back in the city to resume performances of her Broadway play Dead Accounts. Her little girl, meanwhile, joined her father Tom.

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What does 2013 hold for Holmes? "Katie is an incredibly strong woman," a source says, adding she's "on a mission to not be coddled, she doesn't want to be looked upon as Tom Cruise's ex any more."


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