Nicole Kidman gives rare insight into marriage with ex Tom Cruise

Following her admission that her marriage to Tom Cruise in the ’90s stopped her from “being sexually harassed” as a young actress in Hollywood, Nicole Kidman has given a further insight into her relationship with her ex-husband.

The actress admitted she spent most of her time “working or at home” during her marriage to Tom.

After recently claiming that being married to the star came with its own level of “protection” that stopped her from being sexually harassed, she has now explained that the reason she felt safe during her marriage was because she started her family young, and so stopped “going to parties”.

Nicole Kidman married Tom Cruise in 1990, but the couple eventually split in 2001. Source: Getty

“I’m saying because I was married at 23 years old, I wasn’t going to parties, or I wasn’t going out a lot,” the 51-year-old said on the US Today Show. “I was pretty much at home.

“I had my first child at 25 and I was married. I was in a family so, my sense of being in the world was I was working or I was at home.”

Nicole and Tom tied the knot in 1990 and adopted two children Isabella, now 25, and Connor, now 23. However after 11 years of marriage, the couple split.

Nicole and Keith wed in 2006. Source: Getty

The Big Little Lies star recently said she was “reluctant to talk about” her marriage to the Mission: Impossible star because it feels “disrespectful” now she’s married to Keith Urban.

“I married for love, but being married to an extremely powerful man kept me from being sexually harassed,” she previously told New York Magazine’s The Cut. “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.”

After splitting from Tom in 2001, Nicole met Keith in 2005 and the pair tied the knot in Sydney in 2006.

The couple have two daughters together, Sunday, 10 and Faith, seven.

Reporting by Bang Showbiz.

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