The relationship of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, commonly known by the portmanteaus "TomKat" or "Tom-Kat"and referred to as an American celebrity supercouple, is one that attracts worldwide media attention.[2] The pairing have been together since early 2005 and have a daughter named Suri (born 2006).

On April 18, 2005, Cruise called Holmes for a private meeting at his office. It was reported that they had an instant connection during the four-hour meeting. Dates on his motorcycle and private jet followed.On April 27, 2005, Cruise and Holmes, dubbed "TomKat" by the media, made their first public appearance together in Rome for the David di Donatello Awards. A month later, Cruise jumped on Oprah Winfrey's couch during her show and declared his love for Holmes. Then, he went backstage to pull out a shocked Holmes to the stage. Barely two months into dating, the couple became engaged after Cruise proposed on June 17, 2005, over a candlelit dinner at the Jules Verne restaurant in the Eiffel Tower, presenting Holmes with a five-carat diamond ring. The size of the diamond has been much commented on in the media.

On October 6, 2005, Cruise and Holmes announced they were expecting a child, showing to the world Holmes's very visible pregnancy.On April 18, 2006, the couple had a daughter, Suri. On November 18, 2006, exactly seven months after Suri's birth, the couple married in Bracciano, Italy.

The anticipation for Cruise and Holmes's scheduled wedding in Italy attracted "non-stop reports" of the upcoming event. Critics suggested reasons for the popularity of the relationship, which had become to be viewed as a phenomenon. They suggested fans, the media itself, and the couple as contributing factors to the public fascination with the pairing.

The media expressed that excessive attention given to the couple gives the public "what it wants". They cite that ratings and viewer response are consistently higher for stories involving the couple, and that if the public wants more coverage of the couple, the media responds.One university professor, on the other hand, stated that the obsession with Cruise and Holmes's relationship is generated primarily by the media itself. The professor said that the people do not care as much as the media wants them to care and that reporting on the couple has reached the point of "overkill".

Critics feel that the mania surrounding couple is attributed to Cruise and Holmes themselves.Those in show business claim that Cruise uses his relationship with Holmes to promote his projects, referring to appearances with her when War of the Worlds and Mission: Impossible III debuted.There was Cruise's couch-jumping episode on The Oprah Winfrey Show, his public battle with Brooke Shields over her use of anti-depressants to treat postpartum depression, and controversy over his connection to Scientology. Gossip magazine editors claim that the couple is too "mysterious" and "bizarre" for people to not be interested.However, in an interview with Vanity Fair, Holmes confessed that she was bothered by the press coverage.

Residents in Holmes's Toledo, Ohio hometown welcomed the couple's popularity, and have said that the couple's relationship gives Toledo significant attention.Reporters from Holmes's hometown have wished that they would "just go away", but also stress that they know it will not happen.More On :

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