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Nicole Kidman asks “sexist” question about Tom Cruise’s marriage: “I would ask not to be labeled”

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Nicole Kidman asks “sexist” question about Tom Cruise’s marriage: “I would ask not to be labeled”

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Nicole Kidman ends questions about her past.

The 54-year-old actress recently made waves for her performance as television icon Lucille Ball on Amazon’s “Being the Ricardos” and is set to earn an Oscar nomination for her portrayal.

During a recent interview with The Guardian, Kidman opened up about Ball’s strained relationship with her husband Desi Arnaz. During the discussion, she was asked about her own previous marriage to Tom Cruise.

Kidman and Cruise, 59, were married from 1990 to 2001. They share two adopted children Isabella, 29, and their son Connor, 26.

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Nicole Kidman criticized a journalist’s “sexist” question about her previous marriage to Tom Cruise.
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During the interview, Kidman noted her affinity for Ball and Arnaz’s “extraordinary” relationship and the fact that she did not have “a happy ending.”

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“You can’t make people behave the way you want them to, and sometimes you’re going to fall in love with someone who won’t be the person you spend the rest of your life with,” she noted. “And I think it’s all very relevant. You can have kids with them. Maybe not, but they were very much in love.”

Nicole Kidman asks “sexist” question about Tom Cruise’s marriage: “I would ask not to be labeled”

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Nicole Kidman was speaking about Lucille Ball’s difficult relationship with Desi Arnaz when asked about her own previous marriage.
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The Guardian reporter asked Kidman if his comments reflected his marriage to Cruise.

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“Oh, my God, no, no. Absolutely not. No,” she insisted. “I mean, it’s, honestly, it’s been so long since it’s not in this equation. So no.”

Nicole Kidman asks “sexist” question about Tom Cruise’s marriage: “I would ask not to be labeled”

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Kidman is now married to country singer Keith Urban.
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The outlet reports that Kidman has become “angry” at the question.

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“And I would ask not to be labeled that way either,” Kidman added. “It almost seems sexist to me, because I’m not sure anyone would say that to a man. And at some point you are like, ‘Give me my life. By itself.'”

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Kidman has been married to country music star Keith Urban since 2006. They share daughters Sunday, 13, and Faith, 11.

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