She made a rare appearance out to celebrate her little brother Connor’s birthday, but it was Isabella Cruise who became the centre of attention.
Tom Cruise’s shy 19-year-old daughter had a very important man on her arm at Hyde in the Staples Centre – her new boyfriend.
The infrequently seen teenager is dating a fellow Scientologist, Beverly Hills born Eddie Frencher.
Isabella didn’t hide her new beau’s identity at her brother’s fete.
‘She introduced him as her boyfriend at her brother Connor’s 17th-birthday party,’ an eyewitness said.
‘They arrived separately. She waited outside for him with a ticket, and then they walked in together.’
According to his ‘About Myself’ section on OurSites.org, Eddie writes: ‘My dad introduced me to Scientology. He has been a Scientologist since before I was born, so I have been a Scientologist all my life.’
The man of the hour, of course, was birthday boy Connor Cruise, the adopted son of Tom and Nicole Kidman.
The aspiring DJ, who is starting to become a regular of the LA party scene, proudly posed up with his sister at the bash at the Hyde lounge.
And the teenagers were free to do what they want without being chaperoned by Cruise, 49, and stepmother Katie Holmes, 33.
The teen arrived at the Just Dance 3 and SBE sponsored party in a chauffeur-driven Rolls Royce Ghost and had been tweeting his excitement about it all day.
He wrote: ‘Can’t wait for the Ghost!…
‘On my way to @HydeStaples in the Rolls Royce Ghost with @djdwrek @Jonoislife and @WhoisLiam! Thank you @EmpireCLS and @MSECLS!!!! Love it.’
Enthusing about his party, he tweeted: ”Ima make this shit light up. Waitin till the sun goes down.
‘Dope situation up at @HydeStaples right now!!!! This is gettin cray…..’
Crazy indeed, given that longtime friend Jamie Foxx made an appearance to work the turntables.
Connor and Isabella have lived with father Tom since his high-profile divorce from their mother Nicole Kidman in 2001.
Throughout their childhood, they have been home-schooled and following the controversial religion Scientology, just like their father.
In an interview two years ago, Nicole revealed her sadness that their children had chosen to live with their father instead of her.
Nicole now splits her time between Australia, LA and Nashville, Tennessee with husband Keith Urban and their two daughters Sunday and Faith.
She said: ‘They live with Tom, which was their choice. I’d love them to live with us, but what can you do?
‘They are healthy and sane and together and are great, great people.’
In an interview in 2007, their stepmother Katie Holmes claimed Connor and Isabella called her ‘mom’.
She said: ‘His first two children are incredible, really smart and kind. They call me Mom.’
by Lorelle Heath