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Nicole Kidman on marriage to Tom Cruise: “I was naive”

Nicole Kidman on marriage to Tom Cruise: “I was naive”

Nicole Kidman has opened up about her marriage to Tom Cruise.

Nicole was just 23 when she wed the Top Gun actor in 1990, and looking back on their marriage the Moulin Rouge star says she was “so impulsive and naive.”

In an interview with DuJour magazine, Nicole says that once she and Tom were married they were in their own world. “We were in a bubble… just the two of us. We became very dependent on one another. I would have gone to the ends of the earth for him… I was totally smitten – I fell madly, passionately in love,” she added. The marriage lasted until 2001.

Nicole (45) admits she was blindsided by Tom’s decision to end their marriage. “It took me a very long time to heal. It was a shock to my system,”she says.

Following the split, Nicole says she knew she wanted to fall in love again but “wasn’t sure she could”.

Now happily married to Kiwi musician Keith Urban, Nicole says her life changed after she met Keith. The star added that she never likes to be apart from the man who makes her feel “secure”.

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