(E ONLINE) — There's no shortage of speculation on what Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes' divorce settlement stipulates, from custody of Suri to talk about supposed supervised visits for the 6-year-old with her father.
But there's one thing Cruise's lawyer wants you to scratch from the list: that Scientology played a part in settlement talks.
His attorney, Bert Fields, is shooting down reports that the 50-year-old's controversial religion—and his strident devotion to it—was a major sticking point in top-secret divorce negotiations between the actor and his estranged ex.
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"Let me be very clear about this. The Church of Scientology played absolutely NO ROLE in the divorce settlement talks at all. Period," Fields tells Radar Online.