Holmes ‘okay’ amid split

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IOL pic july5 katie holmes single Associated Press Actress Katie Holmes has hired a top lawyer to help with her divorce and the looming custody battle against Tom Cruise.

London - Katie Holmes is “alright” as details of her separation from Tom Cruise unfold.

The former Dawson’s Creek star allegedly spoke out to a reporter while she was doing some grocery shopping.

She told New York's Daily News: “I'm alright. Thank you.”

The actress was visiting a Whole Foods store on Wednesday where she shopped for hamburger meat, buns, strawberries and bananas.

The 33-year-old actress pushed her daughter with Oblivion star Tom around in a cart.

Her father Martin Holmes was also spotted bringing a custom-made cake along with plates, forks and napkins to the three-bedroom apartment in New York City where his daughter and granddaughter moved as Katie filed for divorce.

When asked how the family was doing, Martin said: “We're fine, thank you.”

The mother and daughter spent that day getting ice-cream in the East Village area.

An eyewitness told the website People.com: “Katie looked happy and was friendly to the customers and staff while Suri sat on her mum's lap.” - Bang Showbiz

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