Nicole Kidman slams journalist for ‘sexist’ question about ex Tom Cruise

Nicole Kidman has criticized a journalist for asking a “sexist” question about his marriage to Tom cruise during the press conference for his latest film.

The 54-year-old actress spoke about her role as Lucille Ball in Being the ricardos and the real-life relationship between Ball and Dezi Arnaz when a guardian The interviewer tried to compare it to her marriage to Cruise, which ended in 2001.

Kidman reflected on the I love lucy the character’s romance with Arnaz, admitting that sometimes “you fall in love with someone who is not going to be the person you will spend the rest of your life with.”

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Nicole Kidman closed the journalist’s ‘sexist’ question about Tom Cruise. (FilmMagic)

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After the reporter questioned Kidman on whether she was talking subtly about her unfortunate relationship with Cruise, the Oscar-winning actress quickly shut down speculation.

“Oh my gosh, no, no. Absolutely not. No. I mean, that was, honestly, so long ago that that’s not in this equation. So no,” Kidman said.

“And I would ask they didn’t pigeonhole me that way either. It seems almost sexist to me, because I’m not sure anyone would say that to a man. And at some point, you say, ‘Give me my life. In my own right.’

Kidman and Cruise married in 1990 and separated in 2001 after adopting their son Connor, now 26, and daughter Isabella, 28.

Kidman and Cruise were married in 1990 before divorcing in 2001. (Getty)

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During the interview, Kidman also declined to discuss his family life with his daughters Sunday Rose, 13, and Faith Margaret, 11, and said he wanted to “protect” them.

“No, I really have to protect them. I’ve learned to keep my mouth shut,” he said. “Thank you. They are something I have struggled with in the past.”

Kidman, who is now married to country singer Keith Urban, rarely talks about her 10-year marriage to Cruise and reflects on why she was so open about it while they were together.

“I was young. I think I offered it?” Nicole said in an interview with harper’s bazaar.

“Maybe I’ve gotten a little more nervous, but I always try to be as open as possible. I just prefer to live in the world that way.”

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