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Simply put, Tom Cruise did not see this coming. Not one bit.

Despite various bloggers and media outlets claiming the actor and Katie Holmes agreed to some kind of five-year marriage contract, the latest issue of People quotes a source who swears Cruise was taken aback by his wife’s divorce filing.

What did I not see? Cruise wondered on June 28 when news broke, this insider tells the magazine.

Tom Cruise in 2015

The most difficult part for Cruise was not seeing his daughter for nearly a month – they finally reunited in New York City yesterday – but he was off filimg a sci-fi movie called Oblivion.

“He’s wanted to see her as fast as possible since this started,” said the source. “He couldn’t shut down production, cost people their jobs. People count on him.”

Why did Tom and Katie agree to such a quick settlement? Look no further than the toddler in his arms above.

“Tom tried his best to do what’s right for Suri,” according to his lawyer Bert Fields, who adds that the star is “sad” but not “bitter” about the situation.

For more on this story, pick up the issue of People that goes on sale Friday.