New York Magazine


Finally, in Lion, she gets to nurture.

NICOLE KIDMAN’s young children recently watched Paddington, in which she stars as a murderous taxidermist bent on stuffing the titular bear, and they had some notes. “They were like, ‘Why were you playing the baddie?’” she says, laughing. Curled up in a West Hollywood hotel room, Kidman has slipped her feet out of their expensive heels and tucked them under her legs on the couch. “They wanted me to play the bear’s mother. I was like, ‘I didn’t get offered the bear’s mother.’”

What she means is:

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