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Tom Cruise could be set to leave Church of Scientology

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Wednesday, October 17, 2012    

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He's one of the most high-profile supporters of controversial religion Scientology, but A-lister Tom Cruise could be leaving the church in a bid to win back his ex-wife, Katie Holmes. When the couple announced their separation earlier this year, the religion was widely acknowledged to be one of the main catalysts behind it. Now sources close to the actor have revealed that he might be becoming disillusioned with the church that has helped to destroy his marriage to her. Speaking to The People, a friend admitted that Cruise might be questioning his involvement with the church: "Now he's lost the most precious thing in his life, he sees that his Scientology beliefs may not have hurt his box office [success] but have ended not one but two marriages," said the source. Cruise joined the church in 1990, during his first marriage to Mimi Rogers, but the religion was blamed for the breakdown of his second marriage to Nicole Kidman. Holmes, who shocked her husband when she presented him with divorce papers in June, was said to have been concerned with his involvement with the religion and was worried for their daughter, Suri. "He lost Nicole and now his wife and daughter. He has always used the Scientology techniques but he has now realised they don't work in marriage," said the source. The Top Gun actor — who's been spending a lot of time in London recently, shooting his new film Oblivion -- has allegedly been cooling his close friendship with the church's leader David Miscavige.

— Daily Mail

Did he do the Carlton dance?

Fresh Prince Of Bel Air star Alfonso Ribeiro has married his fiancée Angela Unkrich. The two wed in a ceremony in California, according to People magazine. It is a second marriage for Ribeiro, who has a nine-year-old daughter Sienna with his ex-wife Robin Stapler. Ribiero is best known as Will Smith's rich spoiled cousin Carlton Banks in the popular TV show, which ran from 1990 to 1996. His famous 'Carlton dance' saw him jiving to Tom Jones in a clip which went viral on YouTube. Ribiero, now 41, got his start in show business on the 1980s series Silver Spoons and once danced with Michael Jackson in a Pepsi commercial. He more recently worked as a director and now hosts game show Catch 21. He was recently seen on TV reprising the role of Carlton in an episode of Big Time Rush.

— Daily Mail

More hair-raising antics!

He raised eyebrows when he stepped onto the red carpet last month to promote his new movie Savages with a two-toned hairstyle. Now John Travolta has emerged sporting a bizarre goatee. The 58-year-old was seen brandishing the facial hair as he attended Barbra Streisand's concert at the Barclays Center of Brooklyn in New York on Saturday night. The actor was accompanied by his wife Kelly Preston, who seemingly approved of the actor's more youthful look. The pair cuddled up for a happy snap before the show. Aside from his fuzzy chin, the actor looked clean cut in a pair of black trousers, matching T-shirt and navy blazer. Kelly looked lovely in a navy lace dress teamed with black patent heels and a blue satin handbag. The couple surely paid a pretty penny to see Streisand's show. Tickets to the singer's US tour are on sale for just under $1,500, a record price. "I can't think of another artiste who could sell tickets at a price like this -- maybe if Elvis came back from the dead," her tour promoter recently said. Streisand was thought to have retired from performing after a farewell tour in 2000 which grossed $90 million.

— Daily Mail

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