Thursday, October 25, 2012

Tom Cruise files $50 million defamation lawsuit against tabloids

Tom Cruise files defamation lawsuit against tabloids for $50 million

After printing stories suggesting that Tom Cruise had "abandoned" his daughter Suri, his lawyer Bert Fields filed a defamation lawsuit against the tabloids who ran the headlines.

The magazine covers appeared on Life & Style and InTouch in the weeks after Cruise divorced actress Katie Holmes, with whom he shares 6-year-old daughter Suri, according to a defamation lawsuit Cruise filed against the publisher in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

"Tom is a caring father who dearly loves Suri," Cruise lawyer Bert Fields said. "She's a vital part of his life and always will be. To say he has 'abandoned' her is a vicious lie. To say it in lurid headlines with a tearful picture of Suri is reprehensible."

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