If Katie is under surveillance, it may not be a new situation for her. In its new cover story, Us Weekly says her carefully planned exit was the result of a "yearlong attempt to break free" of her "confining, Scientology-influenced" relationship with Tom.
"Every move she made and everything she did was controlled," relays a source, before dramatically adding, "She felt like she was in 'Rosemary's Baby.'"
For those who haven't seen Roman Polanski's 1968 thriller, it stars Mia Farrow as an innocent young woman who ends up married to a Satan-worshipping cult member.
So, a wee bit dramatic, and a comparison Tom was already well-aware of. But then again, remember Katie's first post-hookup interview with W magazine in 2005, when her every declaration of love and happiness was monitored by a so-called Scientologist chaperone named Jessica?
Anyhoo, Us claims Cruise is "furious" over being caught flat-footed by Holmes' divorce filing and bid for sole legal custody of Suri, who is believed to be the impetus for her decision to leave.
"She felt she had to get out to save her daughter," says the insider, with another adding, "This is about protecting her daughter. She wants to be in charge of how Suri is being raised and didn't want her to have an exclusively Scientology education."
And there may have been a specific E-meter-related scenario that concerned Holmes. Read on ...