R&B superstar AMERIE is adamant KATIE HOLMES' public image hides her true persona, because she knows the real person behind the hype surrounding her engagement to TOM CRUISE.The 1 THING singer became friends with BATMAN BEGINS star Holmes when they starred in romantic comedy FIRST DAUGHTER together - and she knows the 26-year-old possesses qualities which go way beyond the wholesome person she shows to most people. She says, "Katie is a smart girl. On set, the guys always used to call her 'Little Katie' because she's so quiet and endearing, and the little girl thing is so part of her persona."But when the camera goes off, she's quite different."

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