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Katie Holmes on Daughter Suri: It's Important That She Has a 'Stable, Innocent Childhood'

Katie Holmes on Daughter Suri: It's Important That She Has a 'Stable, Innocent Childhood'

Katie Holmes dons a Dior dress on the cover of Town & Country magazine’s April 2017 issue, on newsstands March 7.

Here’s what the 38-year-old actress had to share with the mag:

On balancing work and raising her daughter, Suri, 10: “My child is the most important person to me, and her upbringing is paramount to my work right now. It’s very important that I’m present and she has a stable, innocent childhood. I feel so blessed to do what I do, but there’s nothing in the world better than watching your child succeed.”

On life as a celebrity in the public eye: “In today’s world a lot of celebrities probably shield their children from the tabloids; in my household we know what they print isn’t true, so we don’t pay attention. There are more important things… if people know who you are, they might write about you, and you can’t control that.”

On Jackie Kennedy and why she took on the role a second time for The Kennedys: After Camelot: “Jackie Kennedy had these values that we as Americans believe in, but she also had this sense of adventure that made you pay attention. She was so graceful, even when she was scared or sad. I really admire her protection of the Kennedy name, her husband, and how much she wanted her children to be as grounded and normal and successful on their own as possible. Those are the things I love about her—and why I wanted to play her again.”

For more from Katie, visit TownAndCountryMag.com.

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Credit: Cedric Buchet/Town and Country
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  • Danae

    I respect her for choosing to fight for her child’s happinness. I bet it wasn’t easy but Suri seems to be much happier ever since they are on their own with Katie.

  • Danae

    I respect her for choosing to fight for her child’s happinness. I bet it wasn’t easy but Suri seems to be much happier ever since they are on their own with Katie.

  • http://www.paulwalkerfoundation.org RayonLight

    I sometimes wonder if Tom relinquished his parenting rights to Katie, what does she have on him. She pulled a fast one on him and stood her ground, she planned her escape to very minor detail. It’s almost like he was left with no choice but to walk.. interesting..

  • Cara

    Are you suggesting she is blackmailing him? Because that’s illegal.

  • Cara

    Why are all the comment about Tom Cruise, they have been divorced for five years now. Leave him alone and let him grieve his mother’s death.

  • http://www.paulwalkerfoundation.org RayonLight

    He’s a rich and powerful man, more so, than her.

    Something serious went on…

  • Cara

    Its actually pretty simple. He bailed to preserve his career. He is obsessed with his career even by Katie’s admission . People were siding with her and dragging things to court would have damaged him a lot, so he let go, and it paid off. Remember when Brad Pitt dragged thing out in court, Allied was overshadowed and the movie bombed badly and $80 million was lost, but when Tom made thing discrete, Jack Reacher made money, and was a hit. The public doesn’t like an actor’s personal life to overshadow their work. Back in the day with Nicole’s divorce people sided with him so it made things easier. It’s really no conspiracy, he just prioritised his career over all else.

  • Cara

    Its actually pretty simple. He bailed to preserve his career. He is obsessed with his career even by Katie’s admission . People were siding with her and dragging things to court would have damaged him a lot, so he let go, and it paid off. Remember when Brad Pitt dragged thing out in court, Allied was overshadowed and the movie bombed badly and $80 million was lost, but when Tom made thing discrete, Jack Reacher made money, and was a hit. The public doesn’t like an actor’s personal life to overshadow their work. Back in the day with Nicole’s divorce people sided with him so it made things easier. It’s really no conspiracy, he just prioritised his career over all else.

  • Jeani

    How is Katie a “Top Celeb”? She was awful playing Jackie Kennedy, just AWFUL! She can’t act PERIOD! She is a has been teen actor that somehow hangs on. I don’t get it!