The distance between Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman created by Scientology.

Several things about Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman has unveiled by a book called “A Billion Years: My Escape From a Life in the Highest Ranks of Scientology” which is written by a Former church officer Mike Rinder.

Cruise has been into Scientology for years . He is an outspoken advocate for the Church of Scientology, which he credits with helping him overcome dyslexia.

In 1997, Kidman tried to convince him to leave the church. The two were doing Stanley Kubrick's 'Eyes Wide Shut' at that time.

Cruise is friends with the Scientology organization's chairman David Miscavige. He began to ignore David Miscavige’s calls while filming in London.

This allegedly prompted Miscavige to send Marty Rathbun amd Cruise “was gradually drawn back into the world of Scientology. ”

In the 2000s, he sparked controversy with his Scientology-affiliated criticisms of psychiatry and anti-depressant drugs, his hard work  promoted  Scientology in Europe, and a leaked video interview of him promote Scientology.

Rinder writes that this course of action “created a distance between Cruise & Nicole” since she did not want Cruise to rejoin the church of Scientology. She had "been brought into the church by Cruise for years before but “never uttered particular enthusiasm for her Scientology courses or auditing.”

“Rathbun worked with Hollywood lawyer Bert Fields to appoint infamous PI Anthony Pellicano as a secret agent on Nicole and tap her phone, ” the book says. Kidman and Cruise announced their separation in 2001.

“Rathbun worked with Hollywood lawyer Bert Fields to appoint infamous PI Anthony Pellicano as a secret agent on Nicole and tap her phone, ” the book says. Kidman and Cruise announced their separation in 2001.