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Amazon Series Set in Hong Kong Can't Be Seen There

'Expats,' starring Nicole Kidman, includes brief scene from protest rally

(Newser) - Nicole Kidman's latest project is set in Hong Kong, but people who live there are blocked from seeing it, prompting speculation about censorship in a city where civil liberties are shrinking fast. The first two episodes of Expats, a six-episode drama about expatriate women, were released on Amazon Prime...

Nicole Kidman Tells Reporter Question About Tom Is 'Sexist'

Actress doesn't want to be 'pigeonholed,' she says

(Newser) - While promoting her new film Being the Ricardos, Nicole Kidman got reflective about what the film, which follows one week in the lives of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, says about marriage—though not about her former marriage. The film is "about a creative and romantic relationship that doesn’...

Kidman Is 'Sensational' in Being the Ricardos
Kidman Is 'Sensational'
in Being the Ricardos 

Kidman Is 'Sensational' in Being the Ricardos

But some critics say biopic feels overstuffed

(Newser) - Critics are split on Being the Ricardos: Some say the biopic, which tells the story of I Love Lucy through one hectic week of production in 1952, is a triumph, while others say writer and director Aaron Sorkin has tried to pack far too much into two hours. But most...

Daughter: Kidman 'Became My Mother's Soul' as Lucille Ball

First 'Being the Ricardos' trailer released

(Newser) - Nicole Kidman says comedic roles are way out of her comfort zone—but Lucille Ball's daughter says Kidman did an incredible job playing one of the most famous comedians in American history. Kidman plays Ball in Being the Ricardos, and a trailer released Tuesday gives fans their first glimpse...

Kidman Skips Quarantine to Film, HKers Aren't Happy

She was granted exemption to film 'Expats'

(Newser) - Hong Kong has some of the world' strictest COVID quarantine regulations—and residents aren't happy that Nicole Kidman has been allowed to bypass them. The Australian actress, who stars in new Amazon series Expats, arrived on a private jet from Sydney for filming last week and has been seen...

Nicole Kidman Throws $500K at Fighting Aussie Fires

Australian comedian's campaign tops $22M in 48 hours

(Newser) - A Facebook fundraiser to help firefighting efforts in Australia quickly topped $22 million on Sunday, with help from celebrities. Australian comedian Celeste Barber started the campaign, to benefit the Rural Fire Service in New South Wales, only 48 hours before. The athletes who have contributed include the No. 1 women'...

Nicole Kidman Recalls a Benefit of Marriage to Tom Cruise

It offered her 'protection' from sexual harassment

(Newser) - Since their split in 2001, Nicole Kidman has remained relatively mum about what happened to break up her marriage to Tom Cruise. Now, the Washington Post notes, she's spilling on at least "one aspect of their relationship that she hasn't discussed before." That revelation comes via...

Nicole Kidman Appears to Forget 2 of Her Kids
Nicole Kidman
Appears to Forget
2 of Her Kids
emmy awards

Nicole Kidman Appears to Forget 2 of Her Kids

She mentions her latest 2, not her 2 with Tom Cruise

(Newser) - While accepting her Emmy award for outstanding lead actress in a limited series for Big Little Lies, Nicole Kidman specifically mentioned that she's a mom—to two little girls with husband Keith Urban. She wants her Emmy to go on their shelf as a reminder of what she was...

13 Celebs With Bizarre Phobias

Including porcelain dolls, indoor houseplants, and seagulls

(Newser) - Halloween has passed, but the 32 celebrities rounded up by Ranker still have to deal with some very strange phobias. A sampling of their fears:
  1. Channing Tatum: pediophobia, fear of porcelain dolls
  2. Jennifer Love Hewitt: selachophobia, fear of sharks; she also has a fear of elevators
  3. Matthew McConaughey: cleithrophobia, fear

Flight Attendants Have Bone to Pick With Nicole Kidman

They're not pleased with actress's Etihad Airways ad campaign

(Newser) - Nicole Kidman is a UN Women Goodwill Ambassador ... and yet she also appears in ads for Etihad Airways, a United Arab Emirates-based company that has been accused of treating its female employees badly. A US flight attendants' union has taken issue with that, the Guardian reports, writing an open letter...

Nicole Kidman's Dad Dies in Singapore Hotel

Dr. Antony Kidman's family 'in shock'

(Newser) - Nicole Kidman's father was visiting her younger sister in Singapore and was having breakfast in the restaurant of the hotel he was staying at when he collapsed and died today at a nearby hospital, the Straits Times reports. Dr. Antony Kidman had recently completed his morning workout and is...

5 Celeb Couples Who Used Surrogate Moms

Including one couple who had twins

(Newser) - Sometimes celebrity babies come into the world via a surrogate mom—and Radar rounds up 10 such cases. A sampling:
  • Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick used a surrogate mother to give birth to their twins , and during the pregnancy, Parker feared for the surrogate mom's safety thanks to

Kidman's Grace Humiliated at Cannes

It's absolutely slammed by critics

(Newser) - To say the premiere of Grace of Monaco, with Nicole Kidman in the title role, did not go well last night at Cannes would be an understatement. In an absolutely scathing review at the Guardian , Peter Bradshaw calls the biopic "a breathtaking catastrophe ... a film so awe-inspiringly wooden that...

11 Insane Celeb Conspiracy Theories

Yes, there are people on Planet Earth who apparently believe these

(Newser) - Conspiracy theories are not just limited to the worlds of science and politics: Radar rounds up 20 of the wackiest conspiracy theories ... in Hollywood. And yes, all of them are real (in some minds):
  • OJ Simpson, not Robert Kardashian, is Khloe Kardashian's real dad.
  • Siblings Michael and LaToya Jackson

Nicole Kidman: Tom and I Were Like Brangelina
 Nicole Kidman: 
 Tom and I Were 
 Like Brangelina 
'vanity fair' interview

Nicole Kidman: Tom and I Were Like Brangelina

But Keith Urban is her 'great love,' she tells Vanity Fair

(Newser) - Nicole Kidman continues her recent trend of dishing about her marriage to Tom Cruise in a new cover interview with Vanity Fair . "I was so young," she says of marrying Cruise at age 23. "I was a child, really, when I got married." That's why...

44 Celebs Who Were Classmates

Bet you didn't know these stars went to high school together

(Newser) - Apparently some schools just produce more stars than others. PopSugar rounds up celebrities you may not have realized attended high school together. Click through the gallery for a sampling, or check out the complete list .

Paparazzo Knocks Nicole Kidman to the Ground

Actress wanted to press charges after incident

(Newser) - Nicole Kidman had a run-in, quite literally, with a paparazzo yesterday, when Carl Wu knocked her over with his bike. The freelance photographer was speeding down a New York sidewalk when he ran into Kidman as she walked into the Carlyle Hotel, TMZ reports. The gossip site has the incident...

25 Strange Phobias of the Stars

House plants and butterflies and mirrors, oh my!

(Newser) - Everyone understands arachnophobia. But what about swinophobia—the fear of pigs? It's just one of the 25 strange celebrity fears rounded up by the Huffington Post :
  • Katie Holmes: Scared of raccoons.
  • Tyra Banks: Afraid of dolphins.
  • Orlando Bloom: Yep, he's the swinophobe.
  • Woody Allen: One of his many

20 Celebs Who Divorced Before 35

And 2 of them are from this week

(Newser) - In the news this week: Divorces for not one but two actresses under the age of 35 (Jane Levy, Suburgatory, and Anna Camp, Pitch Perfect). Of course, in Hollywood, such situations aren't all that uncommon. The Huffington Post rounds up 18 more under-35 divorcées:
  • Jessica Simpson was 25

10 Actors Injured While Filming

It's not all fun and games, apparently

(Newser) - Being an actor brings with it fame, fortune, and sometimes serious injuries. Huffington Post rounds up 10 of the latter:
  • Robert Downey Jr. accidentally broke Halle Berry's arm while filming Gothika. In a scene where he had to restrain her, RDJ just "twisted my arm the wrong way,

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