Cruise may have been surprised by the divorce, but Holmes was ready. She spoke to divorce lawyers and had her affairs in order before she broke the news. But she didn’t talk on her own cell phone. Presumably, Cruise could have seen the calls and known what was up.
To cover her tracks, Holmes turned to a friend who provided her with a disposable cell phone according to CBS News.
That small step may have saved her months in family court over a drawn-out divorce.
Holmes and Cruise finalized their divorce settlement just 11 days after she filed the papers. That’s a fast turnaround for anyone, never mind a millionaire Hollywood couple, one of whom was allegedly unaware that a divorce was looming.
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