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On the Cover: Inside Suri Cruise's Lonely Life

Star magazine

At first glance, Suri Cruise seems to be blessed with the perfect charmed childhood. But, sources tell Star, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes' kid is trapped in an isolated bubble.

In the Oct. 6 issue of Star, on sale now, we talk to insiders who reveal that the 2-year-old girl, who often only interacts with her parents, leads a shockingly lonely life. Whether she's holed up in her $30.5 million Beverly Hills mansion surrounded by nannies and maids or at a Manhattan playground, Suri is rarely around children her own age because, a source explains, Tom's very picky about other people's kids.

"It's really sad," adds another source. "You can see how much Suri longs for someone to play with."

Recently when Katie took Suri to NYC's Chelsea Piers to play in its gym, the girl's only playmate was her 29-year-old mom! "Suri takes a private class in a room in the back of the gym," an employee says. "I have never seen her play with any of the other kids."

On the rare occasions when she is around children her own age, Suri doesn't know how to act. "She does not interact well with them at all," reveals a source. "She doesn't like to share because she doesn't know how to — she never has anyone to share with!"

For much more about Suri's lonely life — how dolls and stuffed animals are her only "friends" and why Tom won't let her have a pet — pick up the new Star today!