Tom Cruise-Katie Holmes divorce: Psychiatry vs. Scientology?
New twist in child custody fight in TomKat divorce
- Duration 6:00
- Date Jul 5, 2012
New twist in child custody fight in TomKat divorce
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Bringing -- today in new divorce between Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise Holmes is attorney releasing a statement denying reports.
That the actress wants an emergency hearing on custody and child support.
Meantime we are getting new and fascinating insight today into the minds of the former Hollywood couple.
While -- says he was blind sided by the divorce filing homes may have hinted about the split six weeks before filing for divorce in an interview with Elle Magazine.
When asked about her husband she said quote.
He's been Tom Cruise for thirty years meaning you know the -- -- And I know why am and where I am and where I -- ago so I wanna focus now on that.
Back to keep that was a psychiatrist and member of the Fox News medical eighteen mean Tom -- -- fifty years old so what she says he -- Tom Cruise for thirty years she's talking about.
Tom Cruise you know that this this icon in American society yet the actor.
And that's a separate identity I suppose then Tom Cruise the man the father.
The husband what.
What do you think she's trying to tell us there.
Well I think she may be trying to tell you that.
His profession has become him that she can't reach him as a human being she may be hinting that she thinks that maybe his his religion.
Hasn't given him the very access that the religion reports to give people to their internal selves.
To make them authentic.
At a -- -- the child actress herself and so.
This may have special importance to her this notion of finding her self maybe she didn't find it in this marriage or by touching Scientologist.
-- Scientology's that seems to be playing a big role in this early reports from sources close to her a number of different publications are all citing.
Her alleged objections of the religion and the way it can indoctrinate its people and some people believe it's a cult and so on.
But but the thing is -- cheese was raised Catholic but she converted to Scientology's when she met him and he's like you know.
The -- who -- Scientology's and he's number three your -- and the organization now.
So it's not like she didn't know what she was getting herself in for lot of people speculating she did it because he's a huge star is a good looking guys got a lot of money.
Why not give it a try I mean why would somebody do that only five years later and a child later turn around and say no I'm out.
This is somebody who reportedly said as a young girl I'm gonna marry Tom Cruise right -- -- stars in her eyes she was an actress herself.
One would have predicted a psychiatrist would have predicted look is gonna have to be a journey here where you stop with the film version of your own existence you do put your feet firmly on the ground and you do decide who you really are and move forward.
Now part of this is is having decided my husband ought not had any legal rights to parent our child that's a massive statement.
-- I was -- -- fed up with -- -- that's her position I mean.
She wants sole legal custody of this little girl and you think OK I'd I'd know that there are these reports about psychology and some bizarre you know.
That's his religion and this is his biological child.
And can she really now having been further exposed to the religion turnaround after five years and use -- As a basis for depriving him of the legal right to decide what happens with his child.
Well only if she's got truth.
Behind it right so what is interesting here is that six psychologists.
Traditionally have hated psychiatrists -- they see psychiatry as a demonic profession.
And so what Katie Holmes and every case I've been involved with -- -- as a forensic psychiatrist if one party wants sole legal custody.
You calling a forensic psychiatrist and very often the person saying my husband -- my wife is crazy.
This person can't parent.
If that's what happens here -- -- have psychiatry against Scientology's in that courtroom.
What a match up that will be I mean that you you have an interesting opinion he's up now a -- is -- -- talking about -- out.
That you actually have a little bit in -- even though Tom Cruise near the Scientologist -- not think much of what you do.
That the two Scientology's psychiatry have a bit in common.
And psychiatry seek to restore individuals to their -- selves to remove unwanted influences from outside.
-- free people from negative patterns.
The ways in which we achieve it are tremendously different and I would say that psychiatry with all of its defaults.
The use of medications too much sometimes and and the rest the emphasis on diagnosis over understanding still is oriented toward freedom.
Then what has become -- sign apology approach that's where the criticism comes in not in the teachings really of L.
Ron Hubbard but the way they've been applied in the fact that people feel.
They lean on you to make you do these things.
I don't make anybody come to my office I don't make it come next week you wanna come great I'm here.
Where do you draw the line and it cricket tennis on but between a cult.
And a religion.
I think you draw the line -- where the United States government has accorded the organization that status.
Quote unquote cult is a religion that has been.
Saying -- five of the US government or or rubber stamp by the government it operates in many countries -- has millions of of people who say it's changed my life.
Man we're on dangerous ground when we start calling any religion a cult and when Germany.
Which has outlawed psychology or severely restrictive by -- is the leading edge.
Of the received the resistance assigned to other we better worry because -- history -- great they deal with other religions tech to keep that well thank you sir.
My pleasure thanks -- but there's a new report today showing more than.