Following the news that Katie Holmes is parting ways with the Tom Cruise, new pictures have emerged of the former Dawson’s Creek star before her days of Tom, Suri and Scientology.
In never-seen-before-snaps, Katie Holmes is pictured as a fresh-faced teenager enjoying her teenage years in her hometown of Toledo, Ohio.
Katie Holmes, who has since appeared in the long-running TV series Dawson’s Creek and several movies including Go and Batman Begins, was already an aspiring star appearing on stage as King of Pop Michael Jackson during a school production.
And sources said Katie Holmes was a model student during her time at the posh all girls Notre Dame Academy in the mid 1990s.
There she enjoyed freedom, doing fun things like painting her face and cheerleading from the stands with her friends during volleyball games.
Katie Holmes even dressed up as Tonight Show regular Paul Schaefer for a Halloween prank with friend Jami Miller playing host David Letterman.
The new candid snaps emerged after Katie Holmes sensationally revealed on Friday that she divorcing her husband of fives years Tom, despite the couple depicting the image of the perfect Hollywood family.
Following the news Tom Cruise said he was “deeply saddened” that his younger wife had filed for the separation.
He revealed that Katie Holmes had initiated the split, bringing a dramatic end to one of Tinseltown’s most high-profile romances.
Katie Holmes has asked for sole custody of the couple’s six-year-old daughter Suri.
She has asked for legal custody, primary residential custody and a ‘suitable amount’ of child support from her husband, TMZ has reported.