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There Are Rumors of a Scientology Stakeout Outside Katie Holmes’s Building

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 26:  Actors Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise arrive at the 2012 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter at Sunset Tower on February 26, 2012 in West Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Here's one for the conspiracy theorists among you: The New York Post reports that "a team of beefy armed men" in a white Escalade spent the majority of Sunday parked outside Katie Holmes's apartment building, taking pictures and interviewing passersby. Cops were called to investigate, but took no action; representatives for Tom Cruise and the Church of Scientology denied any connection to the stakeout. (So did Holmes's rep, in case "security guards" sounded like a more plausible explanation.) While you mull over those facts, such as they are, consider yesterday's Twitter wisdom from Post overlord Rupert Murdoch: "Watch Katie Holmes and Scientology story develop. Something creepy, maybe even evil, about these people." Okay, a white Escalade sounds positively sinister now.

Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images