Tom Cruise took daughter Suri as his plus one to an awards ceremony in New York, as his wife Katie Holmes was too busy to attend.

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Katie is on the other side of the world

But before we wag our fingers, we're sure she had a perfectly valid excuse. Oh now wait, she was out in Taiwan promoting an - err - ice skating event. Maybe someone needs to rethink their priorities!

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Suri stole the show wearing an adorable pink dress and we're sure she was over the moon for staying up past her bed time.

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tom cruise

Tom was also in town promoting Rock of Ages where he plays rocker Stacee Jaxxx.

Speaking with Ryan Seacreast on E! News he revealed how 6-year-old Suri was confused when he came home from the set wearing make-up.

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Tom in Rock of Ages

"When I had the eyeliner and the painted nails, she was a little taken aback by it. She was like 'what's happening to my dad?'"

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