Kate Holmes seems keen for her blossoming clothing line Holmes & Yang to become a family affair.
The actress-turned-designer has taken on her stepdaughter, Bella Cruise, the adopted daugher of husband Tom, as an intern.
And the actor seems very pleased with Katie's decision.
"Katie's designing and Bella is just working her way up," he said, speaking at a dinner in Beverly Hills last week.
"She's an artist, Bella, so it's really great that she gets to work with it. She's just loving it."
When questioned about his wife's new venture, he replied jokingly: "This is her company, so you talk about movie sets with me, I can tell you about that!"
And asked if he was proud of his daughter, the Top Gun actor, 38, responded: "I am. It's wonderful."
Katie, 32, launched her clothing line in May 2011 in collaboration with designer Jeanne Yang.
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