Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban's Sydney Opera House argument

Sarah Carty
·Lifestyle Editor
·1-min read

Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban were reportedly caught up in an altercation at the Sydney Opera House, after another theatregoer ‘swatted’ the Oscar-winning actress.

The couple, who married in 2006 on the Northern Beaches, visited the Opera House for a date night last month, where they watched The Merry Widow.

Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban onstage during the 2017 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 19, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.
Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban were allegedly caught up in an argument at the Sydney Opera House. Photo: Getty Images

Nicole and Keith are said to have jumped to their feet to give the cast a standing ovation - a move that allegedly irked a patron behind them.

According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Keith Urban tried to explain to the man that they were simply appreciating the talent on the stage.

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The couple were seen with Nicole's mum on the night. Photo: Instagram/Nicole Kidman
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Nicole and Keith were reportedly quickly ushered out of the room. Photo: Getty Images

However, it’s claimed the man then took his program and ‘swatted’ Nicole with it, with Keith accusing the man of assaulting his wife.

Nicole and Keith are believed to have been quickly ushered out of a side door of the theatre while security were allegedly sent in to remove the man.

Keith Urban, left, and Nicole Kidman arrive at the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Police say the couple didn't press charges. Photo: Getty Images

A NSW Police statement confirmed police were called to the Opera House that night.

“Police have been told a 53-year-old man and a 67-year-old man were both attending the entertainment centre when an argument broke out. Officers spoke to both men and no further action was taken,” the statement read.

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