Nicole Kidman Interview For Vanity Fair December 2013

Nicole Kidman: Tom Cruise Wasn't "My Great Love"

Nicole Kidman opened up about her high-profile marriage to Tom Cruise in a new interview for the December issue of Vanity Fair, which hits newsstands on Nov. 5. Nicole married Tom when she was just 23 years old, and the pair's romance was constant gossip fodder until they divorced back in 2001. "I was so young," Nicole said of her first marriage. “There is something about that sort of existence that, if you really focus on each other and you’re in that bubble, it’s very intoxicating, because it’s just the two of you. And there is only one other person that’s going through it," She said, adding, "It brings you very close, and it’s deeply romantic. I’m sure Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have that — because there’s nobody else that understands it except that person who’s sleeping right next to you.”

Nicole also referenced her current marriage to Australian singer Keith Urban, “And you know, with no disrespect to what I had with Tom, I’ve met my great love now." The couple have two children, Sunday Rose and Faith Margaret. Nicole left Hollywood behind to move with Keith to Nashville so he could focus on his country music career. She said of her move, "You can have a certain career, but you can’t be living in Hollywood, [where] absolutely everything, everything revolves around it. That wasn’t my choice. I’d rather revolve around somebody else’s career and then still find my own."

Interestingly enough, Keith also opened up about his romance with Nicole this week, revealing on The Ellen DeGeneres Show that he and his actress wife occasionally exchange sexts. "Maybe one text," he said. "Maybe one cool kind of . . . you know . . . a year. One of those kind of texts." Watch Keith's adorable interview below.

While Nicole appears to be in marital bliss now, the actress revealed that she hit a "low point" while filming The Hours during the same time she was going through a divorce with Tom. While filming Virginia Woolf's suicide scene, Nicole had a revelation, “Walking into the river with those stones in my pockets — I chose life. At the time, I was at a low point, and by playing her, it put me into a place of appreciating life.” Nicole's emotion came through as she went on to win the Oscar for best actress for her role in the film.

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