Reports that Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes are to divorce, ending their 5 year marriage have nothing to do with the actors friendship with John Travolta or Katie Holmes disdain for his scientology religion but is merely Cruise trying to prepare for his role as the 6 time married Henry VIII.
Holmes is Cruises third wife; his previous wives are Nicole Kidman and Mimi Rogers. It is the diminutive stars intention to marry and divorce three more times before filming of the Historical epic begins in 2014.
Cruise is well known for his method acting and preparation to get into character.
Before filming Top Gun Cruise trained as a fighter pilot, prior to shooting Born on The 4th July Cruise famously had his legs numbed for six months, causing his total disability and most famously, prior to filming Rain Man he spent six weeks training as a meteorologist and in fact announced the weather on KLN Channel 6 in Kansas on three seperate occasions.