Nicole Kidman Credits Marriage to Tom Cruise for Protecting Her From Sexual Harassment

Nicole Kidman's revelation on marriage to Tom Cruise, #MeToo experiences, and her impactful Hollywood journey.

Jan 18, 2024 - 08:58
Jan 18, 2024 - 08:58
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Nicole Kidman Credits Marriage to Tom Cruise for Protecting Her From Sexual Harassment
Nicole Kidman Credits Marriage to Tom Cruise for Protecting Her From Sexual Harassment

Nicole Kidman, a prominent figure in Hollywood, acknowledges her ex-husband, Tom Cruise, for shielding her from the perils of the casting couch. The actress, known for her powerful roles, shared insights into her early marriage and the protective role Cruise played in her life.

Having entered the acting industry in her teens, Kidman achieved remarkable success, even purchasing her first house at the age of 19 with a cash payment. Her marriage to Tom Cruise at the age of 22, a high-profile union with the star of "Mission: Impossible," proved to be a pivotal point in her life.

In a candid confession, Kidman revealed that her marriage to Cruise, a man of significant influence in the industry, served as a shield against sexual harassment. While she married for love, the marriage also provided protection, preventing her from experiencing the darker aspects of Hollywood's casting dynamics. Kidman stated, "I married for love, but being married to an extremely powerful man kept me from being sexually harassed. I would work, but I was still very much cocooned. So when I came out of it at 32, 33, it’s almost like I had to grow up."

Addressing the prevalent issue of casting couch experiences, Kidman acknowledged her own encounters with the #MeToo movement but chose not to delve into specific details. Instead, she utilizes her personal experiences in her work as a means of emotional expression.

After her marriage to Cruise ended in 2001, Nicole Kidman went on to marry Keith Urban in 2006, with whom she shares two daughters.

Currently reprising her role as Queen Atlanna in "Aquaman And The Lost Kingdom," Kidman remains an influential figure in Hollywood. Reportedly earning $5 million for her role in the sequel, she stands as one of the highest-paid cast members.

With various projects in the pipeline, including "Spellbound," "A Family Affair," "Holland, Michigan," and "Babygirl," Nicole Kidman continues to make significant contributions to the entertainment industry. Stay tuned to iShook Daily for the latest updates on Hollywood and beyond.

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