Nicole Kidman opens up about her marriage to Tom Cruise for the first time
Actress responds to questions about whether Stanley Kubrick’s film affected her relationship with the actor
Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise were Hollywood’s hottest couple in the ’90s. They got married in secret, becoming a movie marriage, and after 11 years together they quietly divorced.
And it is that the reasons for their breakup never appeared. None of the actors wanted to talk about the reasons for their separation. Although the shadow of Scientology and the filming of Stanley Kubrick’s “Eyes Wide Shut” have always been suspect. Now, the 53-year-old performer has answered for the first time whether this complex shoot really affected her relationship with Cruise.
“I understand that fits the narrative that the public created by seeing what happened next, but I certainly don’t see it that way. At that time, Tom and I were married,” Kidman said in the post. interview for ‘The New York’. time ‘. “When we finished shooting those scenes, we rented a go-kart track and went for a run at 3 a.m. I don’t know what else to say about that. Maybe I don’t have the ability to look back and analyze it. . Or maybe I just don’t want to,” acknowledged Kidman, who is currently married to musician Keith Urban.
“Stanley was not a torturer”
The ‘The Others’ protagonist assured that she loves filming with Kubrick despite the fact that he was a director famous for pushing his actors to the limit. “We worked with the best filmmaker and learned a lot about our lives. We had fun on set. Why would we want this to end? Yeah, we went in thinking it was going to be three months of filming that transformed in two years. In the end, you knew that as long as you gave yourself to what they asked of you, you were going to have an incredible time”, explains the Australian.
“Stanley was not a torturer. It was difficult because he really liked filming. But then I would sit on the floor in his office, talk to him and watch animal videos together. He told me one day that animals were much nicer than animals I remember him saying that during a wildlife documentary that featured a lion chasing an antelope A scene he could barely see. Interesting, isn’t it?”
And it is that Kidman rarely talks about her love affair with Cruise, she told ‘People’ magazine a few years ago that her marriage to the actor was a deliberate choice. “Now I’m married to the man who is my great love and talking about my former partner is almost disrespectful to me,” admitted the artist, who has two more children with her second husband.