<p><span></span>It's official -- it's over!</p>
After spending months apart, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes have decided to divorce after five years marriage. "This is a personal and private matter for Katie and her family," Katie's attorney Jonathan Wolfe tells Life & Style. "Katie's primary concern remains, as it always has been, her daughter's best interest."
Life & Style first broke the news that their marriage was in crisis in mid-June, after Katie was a no-show as Tom was named an entertainment icon by the Friar's Club in NYC on June 12. "My wife couldn't be here tonight," explained Tom, who was with their daughter Suri, 6, and his son, Connor, 17. "She's in China, actually, working." (She was at an ice-skating event.)
Katie, 33, also missed all of the premieres for Tom's new movie, Rock of Ages, and the two haven't been photographed together since Feb. 26. She's been spending the bulk of her time alone with Suri in NYC, taking her daughter to the movies (the two caught the new Disney movie Brave at a local theater on June 23), hitting the gym, going to see Evita on Broadway, picking up groceries at the supermarket and dining out at trendy eateries like Serendipity and ABC Kitchen.
"Katie's been out and about doing normal things," an insider tells Life & Style. "She's looking very relaxed and has been all smiles."
The tension built as Tom filmed one film after another in Germany, Russia and Dubai. He's currently in Iceland shooting yet another movie, Oblivion. In fact, Tom has been so busy he missed Suri's birthday in April. The little girl was photographed crying hysterically while out with Katie in NYC on the evening of June 18. "With her parents apart, poor Suri has been spending more time by herself," a friend of Katie's tells Life & Style. "She must be so lonely."
The divorce announcement -- delivered by Katie's camp -- came just four days before Tom's 50th birthday on July 3. Katie is seeking sole custody.
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