Katie Holmes’ Dad “Choosing” And “Vetting” Guys Before She Dates Them?

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By Michael Lewittes

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“Katie’s Father, Martin Choosing Her Dates!” reads the headline of a Star story that claims Katie Holmes’ dad is “vetting” new guys before she dates them. According to the tabloid, “Papa Holmes isn’t so much playing Cupid as cop.” A woman, who describes herself as Katie’s former etiquette teacher, then tells the tab, “Her father is very, very traditional and strict.”

“He can get to the point of being overbearing and she’d better do what he says otherwise there could be trouble,” says the teacher. She adds, “If she meets someone and likes him, her father makes sure to see what he’s like and how he treats her and all that,” noting, “I think she still listens to him like she did when she was 16.”

Sounds like the Star’s source hasn’t spoken to Katie or her family in nearly 20 years. Regardless, Holmes’ dad is NOT her “new matchmaker.” Of course, Star is the same outlet whose “sources” falsely claimed she was dating Jason Segal, incorrectly revealed she was in madly in love” with Jamie Foxx, and wrongly alleged she was fighting with Taylor Swift over Alexander Skarsgard. Still, Gossip Cop checked in with a Holmes insider, who confirms the tab’s latest tale is completely untrue.

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