Katie Holmes covers the August 2012 issue of ELLE magazine, which hits the newsstands July 17th.

Check it out below:

On Tom: “He has been Tom Cruise for 30 years…I know who I am and where I am and where I want to go, so I want to focus on that.”

On whether being Mrs. Tom Cruise helped her in the industry: “Things are not handed to anyone. If anything, you work a little bit harder when you’re in such visible circumstances.”