Quote: "This is crazy. So I'm watching The Shining, can you believe it? And we're playing hooky from school. And I have my first kiss watching The Shining, is that not weird? And... we did a few other things than just kiss too. Don't ask!" Nicole Kidman had her first kiss while watching Jack Nicholson's thriller.
Quote: "I want to thank the Academy for all of the acknowledgements you have given this heartfelt film. But, most importantly, I want to thank the Brierley family for putting themselves in such a vulnerable place and sharing their story with the world. And thanks to Garth Davis for putting his heart and soul into all of us. Woo Hoo!" Nicole Kidman is thrilled to be nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role as adoptive mum Sue Brierley in Lion.
Quote: “And to the most beautiful man I’ve ever met, Keith Lionel Urban. He’s got a gypsy heart, and travels the world where I go. ‘We’re going to Tasmania to make a film!’ And he’s like, ‘OK…’” Nicole Kidman sweetly pays tribute to her country singing husband as she wins Best Supporting Actress for her role in Lion at the AACTA Awards.
Quote: "To the beautiful beautiful actors... thank you so much! This film needed your support and you gave it. We are so grateful. I'm so happy for Dev (Patel) and I'm also so happy to be able to honour Sue Brierley with this nomination. And a huge thank you to (director) Garth Davis for guiding us through this with such heart and passion." Nicole Kidman celebrates the two Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations garnered by her real-life adoption drama Lion. She is up for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture for her portrayal of Brierley, while Dev is shortlisted for the male equivalent for his role as her adopted son.
Quote: "He said, 'I want nothing big. I just want the four of us together'. But, we've organised things. We've got stuff. The girls and I have planned it... I think when you're just a really close family, the last thing you want to do is go out and have some big party. He just wants to be surrounded by his girls so that's what he's getting." Nicole Kidman and her young daughters are planning a few special treats for husband Keith Urban's 49th birthday on Wednesday (26Oct16).
Quote: "We're still very much in love and committed to each other. We are really so inspired by our parents who both celebrated 50-year wedding anniversaries." Nicole Kidman is still smitten with her husband Keith Urban as the couple prepares to celebrate its 10th wedding anniversary on 25 June (16).
Quote: "I didn't know if that was a compliment or not because I didn't know what Viagra was!" Actress Nicole Kidman was unsure what to make of one critic's review of her West End return in Photograph 51 after calling her performance "pure theatrical Viagra".
Fact: Hollywood actress Nicole Kidman has replaced Arnold Schwarzenegger as the unlikely face of commercials for U.K. company Compare the Market. Kidman will portray the love interest of animated meerkat Sergei in the new advert for a cinema promotion. Kidman has previously been the face of luxury brands including Chanel and Jimmy Choo.
Quote: "I'm lucky that we have such a strong family unit. I have an incredible husband who is so willing to get on planes and fly places, even if it's for a night. I had an opening of the play (Photograph 51) three nights ago, and he's in the middle of a tour in the States. I said, 'It's too much for you to have to fly all the way back, don't worry', and he said, 'I'm flying'." Nicole Kidman reveals her husband Keith Urban went out of his way to attend the London launch of her new play.
Quote: "I hope the texting trend doesn't exist in 100 years." Nicole Kidman isn't a big fan of phone messaging.
Quote: "I wish I could have met him much earlier and had way more children with him. But I didn't. I mean, if I could have had two more children with him, that would have been just glorious. But as Keith says, 'The wanting mind, Nicole. Shut it down'." Nicole Kidman would love to have met her husband Keith Urban earlier in life.
Quote: "She was made fun of when she was a kid in Australia because she stayed in the shade. No one is making fun of her now." Actor Hugh Jackman applauds fellow Aussie Nicole Kidman for taking care of her pale skin and avoiding unnecessary sun exposure. The X-Men star has been diagnosed with skin cancer on three occasions to date, but has successfully undergone surgery to remove the cancerous cells from his face.
Quote: "I kinda rushed out (onstage) because I'm like, 'You gotta kiss at midnight!' It's a good omen, right? But he was thrown 'cause he was still playing guitar and trying to sing and then he saw me and was like, 'Er... er....' He said he lost his timing, so I threw him off." Actress Nicole Kidman interrupted her husband Keith Urban's New Year's Eve (31Dec14) gig in Niagara Falls, Canada so they could ring in 2015 with a kiss.
Quote: "They're so disinterested... because when we go, 'Come to the set', they're like, 'Ugh...'. When we say, 'Come see Daddy play', they're like, 'No...' Fifi will sit and she'll watch her daddy and pick up a guitar and stuff, but Sunday literally is like, 'No way'. And she'll even say, 'Ugh, I don't like it.' She wants to be a party planner." Actress Nicole Kidman's two young daughters with singer husband Keith Urban have no interest in following their parents careers.
Quote: "We're considering a pot belly (sic) pig now... I hear they're really smart and strangely enough, very clean." Nicole Kidman is keen to add to her brood of animals on her farm in Nashville, Tennessee.
Quote: "They were very upset at first. They've now come full circle and now they think the villain is the best character. My six year old is always like, 'The villain is the best character...' She's like me. When I saw the Wizard of Oz, I was completely obsessed with the Wicked Witch. I mean, I like Dorothy, but I found the witch completely mesmerising." Actress Nicole Kidman admits her daughters Sunday Rose and three-year-old Faith were not initially fans of her villainous role in new kids' movie Paddington.
Quote: "I'm terrified of getting hit... because I have been." Able skier Nicole Kidman is nervous on the piste because others crash into her.
Quote: "I have been known to wrap myself in a snake or two... I really like snakes... I had a Halloween party this (last) year and we had to cancel the snake charmer because the kids would be too scared." Nicole Kidman is a big fan of snakes.
Quote: "Well obviously I was the kid that loved the wicked witch in The Wizard Of Oz, so of course I grew up to be the girl who wants to play the villain in a movie. I'm always happy to play the bad girl. I just get to have fun, and it's obviously all done with a smile." Nicole Kidman relished the chance to play villain Millicent in new movie Paddington, based on the adventures of author Michael Bond's beloved Paddington Bear character.
Quote: "I remember going, 'I wish had more of a role, though'. It's great being the girl in the Batman movie... But I'm an actor and you go, 'Gosh, I want more to do'. I would still love to do some sort of superhero movie where I get to do the cool stuff." Nicole Kidman is keen to land another superhero movie role after playing Dr. Chase Meridian in 1995's Batman Forever.
Quote: "That's probably why I consider myself to be a character actor; I didn't wanna be Dorothy, I wanted to be the Wicked Witch." Nicole Kidman was inspired to become an actress by The Wizard of Oz villain the Wicked Witch of the West.
Quote: "I'm lucky to have a rock of a husband and a strong faith. I have both those things... Keith and my dad, (both are) good men. Choosing to protect his family and take care of himself and take care of his daughters and walk the walk... not just talk the talk." Actress Nicole Kidman can see the similarities between her singer husband Keith Urban and her late father Dr. Anthony Kidman as she mourns the loss of her dad, who passed away on 12 September (14).
Quote: "I had two girlfriends sitting with me and they were like, 'B**ch!' I went, 'Hey! I've been to hell and back!'" Nicole Kidman insists she deserves husband Keith Urban's undying love. The country singer recently cooed about his actress wife at a concert she was attending with friends.
Quote: "Keith (Urban) always says, 'We're lucky we met late in life'. The sadness of that is we can't have six kids together, but the greatness of that is (we are done) with all the other stuff, so now we are totally present for this. That's a great thing to hear from a man." Actress Nicole Kidman insists she has got the perfect marriage with country star Keith Urban after spending a decade as Tom Cruise's wife.
Quote: "If I wasn't too old, I'd have four more (kids). I like noise." Nicole Kidman loves her role as a mother to four children, including adult kids Isabella, 21, Connor,18, who were adopted with her ex-husband Tom Cruise, and toddlers Sunday, five, and Faith, three, with her current partner Keith Urban.
Quote: "I would love to win another one so I could thank my father. I was incredibly lonely at that time in my life, so I would love to win one so I could thank Keith (Urban). But that probably won't happen. You know, in my dreams." Nicole Kidman hopes for another Oscars win so she can have a re-do of her Best Actress speech at the Academy Awards in 2003.
Quote: "We look pretty rough when we get off that bus... My hair's everywhere (and) the kids are in their pyjamas." Nicole Kidman insists family life onboard husband Keith Urban's tour bus isn't as glamorous as many think it is.
Quote: "I was named after the baby elephant at the zoo... My mum just loved elephants." Nicole Kidman on her Hawaiian birth name. The actress was born in Honolulu while her Australian parents were in America on educational visas.
Quote: "I almost never straighten it anymore. It's taken me 40-something years, but I embrace the curl. My littlest daughter has the same hair. She likes it when my hair is curly, so I wear it for her." Actress Nicole Kidman is finally comfortable wearing her hair naturally wavy.
Quote: "For every single night he's away, he leaves me a love letter. Every single night of our relationship. It keeps us close." Actress Nicole Kidman reveals the secret to her marriage with country star Keith Urban.
Fact: Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman's adopted daughter Bella has a new look for the New Year - she has shaved her hair into a crew cut and dyed it red. She showed off her latest style during a trip to Disney World in Florida last weekend (21-22Dec13) as she celebrated her 21st birthday with brother Connor and their friends.
Fact: Cameron Diaz is now a neighbour of Harrison Ford and Nicole Kidman after buying a $9 million (£6 million) apartment in New York City's Chelsea district. The luxury property in the Walker Tower boasts three bedrooms, three bathrooms and its own yoga room.
Quote: "(Winning a prestigious Oscar) can show you the emptiness of your own life, which is kind of what it showed me. I was having professional success and my personal life was struggling." Actress Nicole Kidman's big win for her role in The Hours in 2003 was overshadowed by her divorce from ex-husband Tom Cruise.
Quote: "I'm up, I'm walking around, but I was shaken." Actress Nicole Kidman is back on her feet after she was mowed down by a cyclist in New York City on Thursday (12Sep13).
Fact: Grammy Award winning country singer Keith Urban has landed his own radio show for a month. The star, who is married to Nicole Kidman, will host a weekly show on Australia's Smooth Fm from September 7 (13), ahead of the release of his seventh album Fuse on September 13 (13).
Quote: "Such a great actor, what a big loss. Sending love and prayers to James' family. He will be greatly missed." Nicole Kidman adds her tribute to James Gandolfini following his death in Italy on Wednesday (19Jun13). The Sopranos star executive produced her Tv movie Hemingway & Gellhorn.
Quote: "I got that as a Christmas gift for her. She didn't know I was doing it. You have to bandage your tattoo the first night, and she got to unwrap it, which was cool. She loved it." Country star Keith Urban surprised his wife Nicole Kidman by getting a tattoo of her name.
Fact: Nicole Kidman, Christoph Waltz and director Ang Lee are among the stars who will sit on the jury panel at this year's (13) Cannes Film Festival. Moviemaker Steven Spielberg has already been unveiled as the jury president for the 2013 event in France next month (May13).
Quote: "My mum actually said, 'You don't want to give up everything, your whole career, you should keep a toe in the water... You'll appreciate that when you're older'... And actually my husband said it too, he said you should still work." Nicole Kidman is refusing to slow down her career as she raises her two young daughters after husband Keith Urban and her mother urged her to carry on her career.
Quote: "I've chosen not to speak publicly about Scientology. I have two children who are Scientologists... and I utterly respect their beliefs." Nicole Kidman refuses to speak out against the controversial faith that boasts her ex-husband Tom Cruise among its leading members. The former couple's adopted kids, Isabella and Connor, follow their father's religion.
Quote: "I felt shy singing in Moulin Rouge! But peeing? No, not shy... I just don't find urination shocking. I think I peed in the beginning of Eyes Wide Shut, too... I don't find a lot of things shocking! Violence is a lot more shocking than sex; sex is primal." Nicole Kidman had no problem urinating in front of Zac Efron in The Paperboy.
Quote: "The great thing about being married to a musician... is you have music in the house all the time... (and) there is something very joyful about having music. Keith can play pretty much any instrument... (and) he'll just play piano at 7am in the morning; we have breakfast around the piano." Actress Nicole Kidman on life at home with singer husband Keith Urban.
Quote: "They have a mix of Australian and southern (accents), which is really cute, but my mama always says, 'I can't understand her because she's like, 'Y'all!' She says, 'Hey, y'all!' to her grandparents.'" Nicole Kidman reveals her mother can't understand her daughter Sunday Rose, who has been brought up in both Tennessee and Australia.
Fact: Nicole Kidman channelled screen icon Audrey Hepburn at Australia's Victoria Derby Day on Saturday (03Nov12) by donning a similar black and white outfit to the one the star wore in her famous horseracing scene in 1964's My Fair Lady. The Hours actress posed with the gold Melbourne Cup while wearing a huge feathered hat and lace monochrome dress.
Quote: "Tom and I were on the movie so long, we moved houses three times because our leases kept running out. Stanley (Kubrick) found one of the houses outside of London - but we were sure it was haunted." Nicole Kidman on the marathon that was Kubrick's cult film Eyes Wide Shut.
Fact: Nicole Kidman has been named the international ambassador for Swisse Vitamins, an Australian health and wellness brand.
Fact: Broken Social Scene star Brendan Canning has been commissioned to create the score for Lindsay Lohan's new movie The Canyons. The film, which also features porn star James Deen, has been written by Bret Easton Ellis. Canning is not new to film music work - he scored the movies The Tracey Fragments and Trigger, while his band created the music for the films Half Nelson, Snow Cake and It's Kind of a Funny Story.
Quote: "Negativity and doubt are always creeping into my life and having to be kept at bay. Thankfully, Nic is great at calling me on it, and our marriage is at the stage where she doesn't have to say anything. I hear myself prattling on with negative crap and her loaded silence shuts me up." Keith Urban's actress wife [Nicole Kidman] refuses to put up with the country singer's moaning.
Fact: Nicole Kidman and her husband Keith Urban dined at Greek restaurant The Apollo in Sydney, Australia before heading to a Lady GaGa concert to celebrate the actress turning 45 on Wednesday (20Jun12).
Fact: Nicole Kidman's daughter Faith Margaret is a cover girl - the actress has posed with her 16-month-old tot for the June/July (12) issue of Harper's Bazaar Australia.
Quote: "I had this secret wish to not grow anymore for the longest time. But today, I am OK with my height." Nicole Kidman wasn't always fond of being tall.
Quote: "I love his music, his voice. He's quite the gentleman. He spoils me. Even if I didn't see it coming, I am happy it happened." Nicole Kidman loves being Mrs. Keith Urban.
Fact: Nicole Kidman was honoured with a humanitarian award for her work with the United Nations at the Kuwait-America Foundation gala in Washington, D.C. on Sunday night (11Mar12). The actress attended the event with her husband Keith Urban.
Quote: "I don't drink. See how boring I am?" Nicole Kidman snubbed champagne at the Golden Globes awards in Los Angeles on Sunday (15Jan12) and drank bottled sparkling water.
Fact: Nicole Kidman will portray elephant conservationist Daphne Sheldrick in new biopic My Wild Life. She'll team up with fellow Aussie Phillip Noyce for the project, which will start shooting in Africa early next year (12).
Quote: "She's a very good big sister because she's got such a sweet nature." Nicole Kidman on daughter Sunday Rose, now she has an adopted little sister, Faith.
Fact: Nicole Kidman's relatives are the eighth largest landowners in the world - Aussie farming firm Kidman Holdings owns 24,000,000 acres, according to new research.
Quote: "You never know, we might try for another one." Nicole Kidman reveals she and husband Keith Urban are considering adding one more child to their brood. The couple's second daughter, Faith Margaret, was born via a surrogate in December (10).
Quote: "We actually go to this place in Nashville called The Copper Kettle. It's like a meat and three, which means there's some form of meat and three vegetables, real down to earth. We don't like to jump lines. It's not cool, we just like to be like the locals and get no special treatment." Nicole Kidman insists she and her husband Keith Urban don't expect VIP treatment.
Quote: "I was really damaged and not sure whether that was ever going to happen again to me. I certainly never thought I'd have a baby at 41. But we never know what's around the corner." Nicole Kidman doubted whether she would find love again after her split from Tom Cruise in 2001. The actress is now married to country singer Keith Urban.
Quote: "I wanted to be able to tell everybody because I was so excited about her. We just decided this was our thing together. It kind of just perpetuated itself. It protects her and it protects everyone in the situation." Nicole Kidman struggled to keep the news of her surrogate baby secret. Kidman and husband Keith Urban welcomed Faith Margaret last month (Dec10).
Quote: "I actually find the Country Music Awards are the most fun of all the awards because you have a real sense of community down there. Most of the people who are in the country music industry live in Nashville, so they all know each other and it is very tight and very supportive." Nicole Kidman enjoys the country music prizegiving more than Hollywood ceremonies, thanks to her singer husband Keith Urban.
Quote: "What an extraordinary journey this film has taken me on. Rabbit Hole has been a labour of love and I'm so thankful to (director) John Cameron Mitchell, (screenwriter) David Lindsay-Abaire and the brilliant cast. This nomination reflects all of the heart and soul that these people have put into it and I can't thank them enough." Nicole Kidman is thrilled with her Best Actress Academy Award nomination for her role in RABBIT HOLE.
Fact: Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban's new baby is the couple's biological child - even though the actress didn't carry the little girl. The pair's publicist has confirmed little Faith Margaret, who was born on 28 December (10), was born "through a gestational carrier".
Fact: Stars toasted Sunday night's (16Jan11) Golden Globe nominees with tea on Saturday (15Jan11) at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts' (BAFTA) Tea Party. True Grit star Jeff Bridges, The Town's Ben Affleck and Rabbit Hole star Nicole Kidman were among those at the star-studded annual awards season luncheon at the Beverly Hills Four Seasons Hotel, hosted by BAFTA/LA Chairman Nigel Lythgoe.
Quote: "I’ve tried a lot of things but apart from working out and a good diet most things don’t help. I even tried Botox but I didn’t like how my face looked afterwards. Now I don’t use it anymore - and I can move my forehead again. I am completely natural. I have nothing in my face or anything." Nicole Kidman insists she no longer uses Botox injections to keep her face wrinkle-free.
Quote: "I don't mind being naked. After having a baby, I'm not sure how, but I enjoy not letting my issues get in the way of nudity." Nicole Kidman has no fear about stripping off onscreen.
Quote: "I am a terrible ironer. I burned a shirt when I was trying to iron for a trip. I'm not a very good cook." Nicole Kidman is no domestic goddess.
Quote: "You can walk them on the leash and we have a two year old who loves them." Nicole Kidman's daughter SUNDAY ROSE loves living on a farm filled with alpacas.
Quote: "I've known Aaron (Eckhart) for a long time and he has a side of him which is very raw and emotional, which he doesn't show on screen very often, and I just wanted to give him the chance to." Nicole Kidman was determined to land the actor as her leading man for tough new drama RABBIT HOLE, which she stars in and produces.
Quote: "We always look for those moments to be able to give back. And we definitely want to instill that in our daughter, too - a sense of compassion of awareness of other people, and how we can be of service." Keith Urban hopes his daughter with Nicole Kidman, Sunday Rose, will be inspired to continue her parents' charitable work.
Quote: "Bella and Connor, they don't go on tour. I'd like them to go." Nicole Kidman would love to have her two elder children, adopted during her marriage to Tom Cruise, join her and her daughter Sunday Rose when they hit the road with her country singer husband Keith Urban.
Quote: "I remember him hobbling when he was 60 or so and then he started swimming and suddenly he wasn't hobbling anymore and he began running." Nicole Kidman is amazed by her father Anthony's fitness. Her dad runs eight to 10 miles (12.8 to 16 kilometres) every other day, despite being in his 80s.
Quote: "I have a cappuccino, and she has what she thinks is a cappuccino, and it's just froth,. But I do get embarrassed because she's like, 'One cappuccino,' and I'm like, 'No, no, she doesn't drink coffee.'" Nicole Kidman doesn't let her daughter Sunday Rose drink real coffee.
Quote: "Sometimes we call her Sunny." Nicole Kidman reveals her nickname for daughter Sunday Rose.
Fact: Nicole Kidman has put her multi-million dollar apartment in New York City up for rent - prospective tenants will be expected to pay out $45,000 (£30,000) a month to live in the actress' luxurious Manhattan home. Neighbours include Kidman's Australia co-star Hugh Jackman and designer Calvin Klein.
Quote: "I dreamt a lot through this production. I didn’t sleep that well. It really affected me on a subconscious level. I just wanted to do this justice." Nicole Kidman on the insomnia she suffered while playing the mother of a dead four-year-old boy in tough new film Rabbit Hole.
Quote: "I've spent two nights away from her in two years. I'm just so into her." Nicole Kidman can't bare the thought of parting from her two-year-old daughter, Sunday Rose.
Fact: Nicole Kidman is to become an aunt again - her TV presenter sister ANTONIA KIDMAN is pregnant.
Quote: "We get together at each other's homes, make dinner, and have girls' nights in. Or we'll go out for dinner and a drink - though we're mommies, so we don't let it all hang out." Mum-of-two Sheryl Crow escapes the pressures of parenthood with her celebrity Tennessee-based pals, fellow mothers Nicole Kidman and KIM WILLIAMS-PAISLEY, the wife of country star Brad Paisley.
Quote: "I think she's a combination of both of us so far, but she got my wife's legs, which is very lucky for her. She sure didn't deserve mine." Keith Urban is glad his daughter Sunday inherited one particular feature from her mother, Nicole Kidman.
Quote: "I think I've reached a point in my life where I've slowed down a lot, so it's not difficult. My priority is very much keeping my family together and not being away from them." Nicole Kidman tries never to spend more than three days away from her husband Keith Urban.
Quote: "I can fake it. I'm, like, faking it all the way." Nicole Kidman on her hula dancing skills in new movie JUST GO WITH IT.
Fact: Nicole Kidman is clearly not a fan of Hugh Grant and Sarah Jessica Parker's new movie DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THE MORGANS? - the Aussie actress walked out of the film halfway through after taking a pal to see it in Hollywood on Tuesday (19Jan10).
Quote: "There are pitstops at (fast food restaurant) Wendy's. But I'm six-foot tall, so it's not weight that's an issue for me, but things like cholesterol." Svelte Hollywood star Nicole Kidman doesn't worry about piling on the pounds while on the road with her country star husband Keith Urban.
Quote: "I would never write a memoir. There are things that happen behind closed doors, and that's where they belong. I'm not secretive. I'm protective." Actress Nicole Kidman refuses to release an autobiography.
Fact: Nicole Kidman and Penelope Cruz swapped stories about Tom Cruise over lunch in Brentwood, California on Wednesday (09Dec09). The movie star's ex-wife and ex-lover met for a bite at the Tavern before the Los Angeles screening of their new movie musical Nine.
Quote: "I am a terrible cook. I cook chicken for Keith, and it's always dry. I'm a much better person to cook for because I love food and I will eat almost anything." Nicole Kidman prefers it when her country singer husband Keith Urban takes charge in the kitchen.
Quote: "I just worked with Sophia Loren, and she is so gorgeous and she has such grace. I use her as a role model." Nicole Kidman models her Hollywood career on her NINE co-star, Italian screen icon SOPHIA LOREN.
Quote: "I would never do that! I'm very shy. I certainly would never, ever sing in front of him. Even in the car I might be quietly humming along to a song that's playing on the radio and he'll say, 'Go on then, let's hear you.' That's when I get all embarrassed and shut up." Nicole Kidman will never share her singing skills with husband Keith Urban.
Fact: Nicole Kidman is backing Australia's bid for the 2018 soccer World Cup. The Hollywood actress has provided a voice-over for a promotional film by Football Federation Australia as part of the organisation's push to stage the sporting event Down Under.
Quote: "It's not about that - it's never about who's best. That's something you learn in drama school." Nicole Kidman insists there was no competition between her co-stars in movie musical NINE.
Quote: "She sounds quite musical. I sit her at the piano every morning. We play. We mash the keys together. So hopefully she'll have a little bit of that." Keith Urban is hoping his daughter Sunday Rose, whose mum is actress Nicole Kidman, follows in his musical footsteps.
Quote: "We would use pseudonyms Hank and Evie so we could go out on dates without everybody knowing who we were." Keith Urban on how he and his wife Nicole Kidman kept their romance under wraps while they were courting.
Quote: "I want to be in love for the rest of my life. I want to be an old woman still married to Keith. And looking back going, 'What a lovely, lovely journey together.'" Nicole Kidman can't imagine life without her beloved husband Keith Urban.
Quote: "They’re not very big, my boobs, so they just became normal size. I loved it! I felt very Woman. When you’ve had a slightly androgynous body your whole life, having breasts is a nice feeling." Nicole Kidman tells Ladies Home Journal magazine she loved her pregnant and post-baby body.
Quote: "There are certain limitations to my career because I'm based here (in Tennessee). And that's cool. Keith (Urban) has enormous ambitions, which I support. His tours and albums are much bigger than what I'm doing right now." Nicole Kidman is happy to take a back seat to her country star husband.
Quote: "My favourite memories are Sophia Loren holding my four-week-old baby, because this is something that goes down for me in the great memories, and also becomes part of Sunday Rose's infant picture book. I mean, you can't do better than that." Nicole Kidman was honoured to leave her daughter in the hands of NINE co-star Sophia Loren.
Quote: "If you know what is going on inside somebody’s head all the time, that’s not a good place. You can’t read somebody’s diary. You shouldn’t read it. I burnt most of my journals after I remarried…You’re only going to find out bad things." Nicole Kidman likes to keep her thoughts private.
Quote: "I’ve explored obsession. I’ve explored loss and love in terms of being in a grief-stricken place, I’ve explored strange sexual fetish stuff, I’ve explored the mundane aspect of marriage, and monogamy." Nicole Kidman has been experimental in her relationships.
Quote: "She has got all Nic's good features. The eyes are probably like mine but she has got Nic's skin and hair and long legs." Keith Urban is glad his daughter SUNDAY ROSE takes after her mum Nicole Kidman.
Quote: "Nic and I are genuinely good friends. In fact, Nic and my wife shared a house together when Nicole first came to Hollywood. So we all know a lot about each other. We could ruin each other's career." Hugh Jackman on his friendship with AUSTRALIA co-star Nicole Kidman.
Quote: "We live in a place (that's) a bit too desolate (for people to recognise us), and we know too many back roads. We can just get out and do normal stuff. We really appreciate being able to go to a restaurant, go to the movies, just anywhere, any time. It's such a blessing for us to be able to do that." Keith Urban is grateful he and wife Nicole Kidman can go around unnoticed in Nashville, Tennessee.
Fact: Woody Allen has found a new muse in Nicole Kidman. The actress will join Antonio Banderas, Josh Brolin, Anthony Hopkins, Freida Pinto and pal Naomi Watts in Allen's untitled new movie, according to Daily Variety.
Quote: I have a vested interest in Australia. I want my children to live here at certain times of their life and see how wonderful it is. It would be lovely for them to lick a stamp, put it on an envelope and say Thats my mum. Nicole Kidman is thrilled to have been picked to feature on a set of stamps to celebrate Australia Day on 26 January (09).
Quote: "I've been given very strict instructions not to talk about their personal lives. I get the talk. 'Dad - don't talk about us.'" Tom Cruise isn't allowed to talk about his adopted teenage kids with ex-wife Nicole Kidman, ISABELLA and CONOR, in interviews.
Quote: "I've got the house all decorated with lights. Keith (URBAN) drove up the driveway the other day and he just burst out laughing. He said, 'It's like Disneyland'... Our little baby just loves lights. She just loves looking at the lights." Nicole Kidman has lit up her Tennessee home for baby daughter SUNDAY ROSE's first Christmas.
Quote: "He dressed me up on a couch and had me pretending to ride a house. Baz is very, very different to anyone I have ever worked with. He's completely original. He whispers things to me - he has ways in which he accesses my emotional life." Nicole Kidman on working with moviemaker Baz Luhrmann.
Fact: Nicole Kidman proved she was a true Australian by playing a didgeridoo on a German chat show at the weekend (13Dec08).
Quote: "I'm not enamoured with youth. There isn't wisdom in youth. I'm not particularly vain, I get ready in five minutes. I'm not always looking in the mirror but I like to be healthy." Nicole Kidman insists she isn't obsessed with her looks.
Quote: "My mum says I'm over-bonded with her. But I don't care." Nicole Kidman can't bear to be separated from baby SUNDAY ROSE.
Quote: "I would walk over hot coals through fire for him. I deeply love him; he's brilliant and inspiring, words can't describe my devotion to him." Nicole Kidman is dedicated to her working relationship with AUSTRALIA director Baz Luhrmann.
Quote: "That little girl has been such a blessing, coming into our life this year. Being able to find a home here in Nashville and get some balance in both of our lives is just such a blessing," Keith Urban can't wait to celebrate his first Thanksgiving with his and Nicole Kidman's four-month-old baby SUNDAY ROSE.
Quote: "Most of the time she was making out with Keith (URBAN) while we were on the set." Actor Hugh Jackman was far from surprised when his AUSTRALIA co-star Nicole Kidman fell pregnant during shooting.
Quote: "Keith is my sexiest man alive. He is the man I love and everything is sexy about him." Hollywood star Nicole Kidman disagrees with People Magazine editors crowning her AUSTRALIA co-star Hugh Jackman as the Sexiest Man Alive, insisting her country singer husband Keith Urban would get her vote.
Quote: "I can pick and choose a few things. And then I go and hide away in Tennessee and take care of my baby and live my life. Then I can step back into that magical world of filmmaking, then go back into reality and then back into the magical world. I'm in both at the moment. Nicole Kidman on life as a working mother.
Quote: "I loved being dirty. I loved being sweaty." Nicole Kidman on learning to herd cattle for her role in new movie AUSTRALIA.
Quote: "The thing that is so appealing about him is his ability to love. If a man really loves his wife and you can tell, that's very appealing.There are very few people in cinema now that can love a woman and I was on the receiving end of that on screen." Nicole Kidman isn't surprised her AUSTRALIA co-star Hugh Jackman has just been named People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive in 2008.
Fact: Australian tourism chiefs have launched a $26 million (GBP17.3 million) international advertising campaign, based on Nicole Kidman's new movie epic AUSTRALIA, highlighting the wilderness of Western Australia, where the film was shot.
Quote: "You just say, 'This is a priority,' and marriage is our priority. If something fits into that, great. And if it doesn't, then I have no trouble saying no. It's that simple." Actress Nicole Kidman finds it easy to refuse work so that she never goes more than one week without seeing her country music husband Keith Urban.
Fact: AUSTRALIA co-stars Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman will team up to present a top prize at the CMA Awards on Wednesday (12Nov08). Kidman is married to country star Keith Urban, who is nominated for Entertainer of The Year and Male Vocalist of The Year.
Quote: "(She looks) so much like Keith. I call her Keith-ette... I didn't even get a look in. I think she got my fair skin and that's about it." Nicole Kidman coos about baby daughter SUNDAY ROSE, who looks just like her dad, country star Keith Urban.
Quote: "It's not a documentary... People say to me, 'Is it a documentary on Australia?'" Nicole Kidman on the title of her new movie epic AUSTRALIA.
Quote: "My baby has given me a lot of peace and my marriage has given me an enormous amount of peace. When you are loved and able to give love, you exist in an extremely peaceful place." Hollywood actress Nicole Kidman insists starting a family with husband Keith Urban has been a calming experience.
Quote: "I would have to describe myself as emotional and highly strung... If something upsets me, it really upsets me. If something makes me angry I get really angry." Actress Nicole Kidman cannot always keep her cool.
Quote: "It was the most beautiful thing to go through with him (Keith Urban). I had a great team of women, too. At one point there were nine women in the room and Keith." Nicole Kidman on the birth of her daughter SUNDAY ROSE.
Quote: "They tried on some moulds they had left over from other movies. And Nicole's stomach from BIRTH happened to be a perfect match. I took it home as a keepsake." Katharine Mcphee wore a pregnancy belly mould previously donned by Nicole Kidman for new movie THE HOUSE BUNNY.
Quote: "When my wife's working and I've got time off, I'm just Mr. Mom during the day, taking care of the little girl." Country singer Keith Urban loves being a hands-on father to baby Sunday Rose, his two-month-old daughter with actress wife Nicole Kidman.
Quote: "So long as the Titans and Giants aren't playing each other, we're all good." Country star Keith Urban, who helped kick off the American football season on Thursday night (04Sep08) with a pre-game performance, admits he and wife Nicole Kidman love the sport, but support different teams.
Quote: "I'm probably going to be the quietest that I've ever been while working just because I want to watch and learn." Pop star Fergie hopes to learn a lot on the set of new movie musical NINE, in which she'll play singing prostitute SARAGHINA opposite Oscar winners Daniel Day-Lewis, Nicole Kidman and Marion Cotillard.
Quote: "This is the last of a dying breed, this kind of movie. I mean, they don't build stuff like this anymore. To feel that air and see people ravaged by the elements, as hard as it is, it's exquisite." Nicole Kidman had fun filming on location Down Under for forthcoming film AUSTRALIA.
Fact: Pregnant actress Nicole Kidman and husband Keith Urban spent Independence Day (04Jul08) "blowing things up" at pal RONNIE DUNN's Nashville, Tennessee home. The couple joined family and friends at the BROOKS + DUNN star's annual homemade firework display.
Fact: Australian actress Nicole Kidman's first biological child will be born in Tennessee, where the Moulin Rouge! star lives with her country music singer husband Keith Urban. The baby is expected later this summer (08).
Quote: "It's the roughest thing I ever had to go through. The heat is debilitating. I was sitting on a horse once and I remember thinking, 'Gosh, this is what it feels like before you faint - and then I fainted." Nicole Kidman on sweating it out on the set of new movie AUSTRALIA.
Quote: "I've had severe morning sickness." Nicole Kidman admits she's struggling with pregnancy.
Quote: "I thought I was rich. Not bad money for a shy, mousy, toothy, spotty little girl, whose first ambition was to work with animals." Nicole Kidman was delighted to receive a $1,000 (GBP500) fee for her first film role.
Quote: "They say the first year of marriage is the hardest. Well, it's 18 months now and everything is fine. Please God it will stay like that." Nicole Kidman prays husband Keith Urban will stay sober in the New Year.
Quote: "I think I earned a thousand dollars for eight weeks' work and it felt like I was rolling in it." Nicole Kidman was thrilled with the paycheck she received after working on her first professional role in 1983 family film BUSH CHRISTMAS.
Quote: "I'm called LAUREN by people who don't know me well. My friends all call me Betty... although Nicole Kidman calls me Lauren and we're friends, so I suppose it's the way you feel about somebody. When you're a real pal you don't call me Lauren." Movie veteran Lauren Bacall, who was christened BETTY JOAN PERSKE.
Quote: "I can be convinced by letters and chocolates." Nicole Kidman can always be tempted to star in movies even when she's on a self-imposed break.
Quote: "I love the idea of having an animal alter-ego. Mine is a golden monkey." Nicole Kidman reveals why she chose to star in fantasy film THE GOLDEN COMPASS.
Fact: Reclusive pop icon Kate Bush has written and recorded a new song for Nicole Kidman's upcoming family film THE GOLDEN COMPASS. Bush wrote and produced the song, Lyra - named after the story's lead character, Lyra Belacqua.
Quote: "Fall in love - it really works!" Nicole Kidman reveals her number one beauty secret.
Quote: "I was concussed and broke some ribs... Anything for the film." Nicole Kidman suffered for her art on the set of new film THE INVASION when a car stunt went awry.
Quote: "We're heading up to The Bush... for a good month and we'll be camping as we're shooting. It's a big endeavour." Nicole Kidman goes wild on the set of new movie AUSTRALIA.
Fact: Baz Luhrmann and Nicole Kidman's new movie epic, Australia, has been given a AUSD$200,000 ($164,200) grant from the Australian government. The period film, which will be shot in Bowen and Darwin over the next four months, is being dubbed "Australia's Gone With The Wind."
Quote: "I just wanna see you walking around barefoot and pregnant." Russell Crowe tells Nicole Kidman of his greatest wish for her during a TV chat taped for last night's (22FEB07) OPRAH WINFREY OSCARS SPECIAL.
Quote: "I got naked to get into the role. That was important. But maybe I should have worn some clothes when I was in Nicole Kidman's room though." Robin Williams jokes about getting into character for his role as a penguin - alongside NICOLE KIDMAN - in animated movie HAPPY FEET.
Quote: "They live two doors down from me, so we're neighbours and friends and they're really good people." Leann Rimes approves of her new Nashville, Tennessee neighbours, newlyweds Nicole Kidman and KEITH URBAN.
Quote: "MARCIA CROSS made the mistake of getting married the same weekend as Nicole Kidman - her marriage went straight to video." US funnyman David Spade on Desperate Housewives star Cross' unfortunate wedding date.
Fact: Guests at the Sunday (25JUN06) wedding of Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban feasted on a tuna starter, a choice of Tasmanian Atlantic salmon or lamb for main course and a raspberry and mascarpone dessert to finish.
Quote: "They are absolutely perfect together. Keith and I go back to 1994, I've never seen him this happy." Keith Urban's former US manager ANASTASIA BROWN approves of the country singer's Sunday (25JUN06) marriage to Nicole Kidman.
Quote: "Nicole Kidman is extraordinary. Russell Crowe is very good as well, though I know he has some problems. I understand Sharon Stone has a new film out, which I'm anxious to see." Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev can't wait to check out Basic Instinct 2.
Fact: Nicole Kidman's production company Blossom Films has signed a three year, first option deal with 20th Century Fox and Fox 2000 Pictures. It is expected that Blossom Films will develop projects for Kidman to star in and produce.
Quote: "I said, 'Don't kiss me because it will start a rumour,'" Nicole Kidman on what she whispered in George Clooney's ear when she handed him his Best Supporting Actor Oscar at the Academy Awards on Sunday (05MAR06).
Fact: <p>Following the media trend of merging celebrity couples' names, newspapers in Keith Urban's hometown of Tennessee have started referring to the country singer and his actress girlfriend Nicole Kidman as "Kicole". </p>
Quote: <p>"I'm the screw-up. I'm the quieter one, the one that's sort of straighter, but I can be led astray. NAOMI (WATTS) is the most gregarious. She's the one that will dance on tables." Nicole Kidman talks about her long-term friendship with the KING KONG star. </p>
Quote: <p>"My girlfriend and I made love in an airplane bathroom. We wanted to see if it could be done and it can - but you need to be very supple." Country music hunk Keith Urban reveals he's a member of the Mile High Club, thanks to a willing ex. The singer is currently dating Nicole Kidman. </p>
Quote: <p>"I went down to an Amish village. It was fantastic. I went to their markets and bought some pies. Good pies. I bought a quilt." Nicole Kidman takes time out to visit traditionalists in Pennsylvania. </p>
Fact: <p>Claudia Schiffer has become the latest star watch model after lending her time - and wrist - to a new Ebel ad campaign. The German supermodel joins Nicole Kidman, Johnny Depp, Charlize Theron and Uma Thurman, who all promote watches and timepieces. </p>
Fact: <p>Keith Urban, the Aussie country singer reportedly romancing Nicole Kidman, once stripped off for a photospread in Playgirl magazine. In one revealing shot Urban stood naked with a guitar covering his genitals. </p>
Quote: <p>"I recently read on the cover of a magazine that I was engaged and I was like, 'Oh really? I wish someone had told me about that!" Nicole Kidman on intense media speculation over her love life. </p>