The couple announced their romance in Italy earlier this month, prompting skeptics to question the validity of the match.
But Cruise chooses to ignore the doubters: "When I make a move like that, I'm saying, 'This is my woman.' People are gonna do what they're gonna do.
"You can't think in terms of what are people gonna do or gonna say... I want to share my life this woman, this woman is exceptional, she's special, she's extraordinary and I have great respect for her.
He quips, "I'm concerned whether someone can keep up with me. I've got a fast life, I've got a lot going on."
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But she has no regrets about moving on so quickly.
Holmes tells PageSix.com, "'I don't feel any sort of regret or anything. There was nothing wrong. I guess what I've learned is that it's OK to have big dreams and not be embarrassed or apologize for it."
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