It has been reported that Hollywood actor, Tom Cruise, hasnâ€™t seen his nine-year-old daughter, Suri, for more than two years.
It is believed that the starâ€™s involvement with the controversial Scientology religion has prevented him from seeing his child with ex-wife Katie Holmes for â€œ800 daysâ€.
Speaking to The National Enquirer, a source explained: â€œHe doesnâ€™t seem interested in being part of Suriâ€™s day-to-day life. Katie does her best to be a hands-on mum but thereâ€™s no replacing her father.
â€œHe hasnâ€™t been seen in public with his daughter in over two long years â€“ thatâ€™s a fifth of her lifetime.â€
A former member of Scientology, Marc Headley, also confirmed that this is not unusual behaviour for a member of the church, as Tom might have concerns that his former in-laws have been bad-mouthing his religion.
He told the publication: â€œItâ€™s possible Tom wonâ€™t see Suri because he thinks Katie and her family are speaking negatively about him and Scientology.â€
It is also thought that the actor is too busy with his work commitments to make the time for Suri, with Tom working on several movies back-to-back in recent years.
After divorcing Tom in 2012, Katie Holmes left the Church of Scientology because she wasnted â€œto protect her daughterâ€.
Tom has not yet commented on any of the claims.