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Katie Holmes: GMA Denies that SoftbalI Q&A Was Cruise-controlled

ABC's Good Morning America is in damage-control mode after Diane Sawyer failed to ask Katie Holmes any questions about the controversial (if shoddily sourced) "tell-all" that made headlines last week when it posited, among other things, that Suri is actually the progeny of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard (via insemination with Walt Disney'd sperm). "[Sawyer] had every intention of going there," GMA executive producer Jim Murphy insists to the New York Daily News. "But like always, Diane wants to produce creative elements, clips of her early life, spring surprises and have some fun." Such fun elements — including video of Holmes in a school play — ultimately sucked up the eight minutes allotted to the sitdown. "It was one of those bad calls on my part," Murphy admits to Page Six. "Diane doesn't generally get angry, but she was disappointed in how I handled it, yes."Watch video of Katie's similarly homogenized appearance on Regis & Kelly.

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ABC's Good Morning America is in damage-control mode after Diane Sawyer failed to ask Katie Holmes any questions about the controversial (if shoddily sourced) "tell-all" that made headlines last week when it posited, among other things, that Suri is actually the progeny of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard (via insemination with Walt Disney'd sperm). "[Sawyer] had every intention of going there," GMA executive producer Jim Murphy insists to the New York Daily News. "But like always, Diane wants to produce creative elements, clips of her early life, spring surprises and have some fun." Such fun elements - including video of Holmes in a school play - ultimately sucked up the eight minutes allotted to the sitdown. "It was one of those bad calls on my part," Murphy admits to Page Six. "Diane doesn't generally get angry, but she was disappointed in how I handled it, yes."
Watch video of Katie's similarly homogenized appearance on Regis & Kelly.