Tom Cruise admits he was blindsided by Katie Holmes' divorce filing last summer.  The actor has remained relatively quiet about his split from the former "Dawson's Creek" TV star but told German TV recently he didn't see it coming.  

Out promoting his upcoming sci-fi movie "Oblivion," Cruise has also been fielding questions about the divorce, announced just days before his 50th birthday last year. 

According to E!, the actor described life as "tragicomic" while talking about the end of his five-year marriage to Holmes.  He told German TV network ProSieben, "To be 50 and have experiences and think you have everything under control, and then it hits you - that's life," adding, "you need a certain sense of humor."  Cruise's new movie "Oblivion," co-starring Morgan Freeman and Melissa Leo, opens nationwide on April 19th.  

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