Inside the private relationship with Nicole Kidman and her two oldest children
In all her glamour and grace, Nicole Kidman has become known for keeping her personal life hidden from the public and tabloids.
The starlet is mother to four children, and shares her two eldest, Cruise, 27, and Connor Cruise, 25 with her ex-husband Tom Cruise.
Over the years, her relationship with her two adopted children has become a popular topic of conversation amongst tabloids, however Kidman insists she always has “unconditional love” and support for her children.
However, there has always been curiosity on whether Nicole actually does have contact with her two children.
Both she and Tom, who are Hollywood heavyweights in their own right, united in marriage in 1990 and most recently opened up about Isabella and Connor in an interview with Who.
The 51-year-old actress’ two children are both loyal members of the Church of Scientology, just like their father.
Nicole hasn’t appeared publicly with her two eldest since reportedly 2007.
“They are adults. They are able to make their own decisions,” Nicole said when asked about Isabella and Connor.
“They have made choices to be Scientologists and as a mother, it’s my job to love them.”
Nicole is no longer a member herself and disassociated in 2001 after 10 years of marriage with Tom. Reports claim Kidman is considered a “suppressive person” by the church, and thus maintains minimal contact with her children.
“They have made choices to be Scientologists and as a mother, it’s my job to love them,” she explained.
“And I am an example of that tolerance and that’s what I believe — that no matter what your child does, the child has love and the child has to know there is available love and I’m open here.”
Previously, Nicole told Vogue that she had “chosen not to speak publicly abut Scientology.”
“I have two children who are Scientologists — Connor and Isabella — and I utterly respect their beliefs,” she said.
Back in 2010, Nicole also admitted that the kids chose to live with Tom instead of her: “I’d love them to live with us, but what can you do?”
Nicole has two children with her current husband Keith Urban, Sunday, 10, and Faith, 7.
Nicole told Who magazine that she’s “very private” about her relationships with Isabella and Connor.
“I have to protect all those relationships,” she said. “I know 150 percent that I would give up my life for my children because it’s what my purpose is.”
She went on to explain that, no matter what, she’ll always love them unconditionally.
“I think that’s so important because if that is taken away from a child, to sever that in any child, in any relationship, in any family — I believe it’s wrong,” Nicole said. “So that’s our job as a parent, to always offer unconditional love.”
According to former Scientologist Leah Remini in her book, Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology, Isabella allegedly claimed that her mother was “a f***ing SP [Suppressive Person].”
Notably, Nicole wasn’t at Isabella’s wedding in 2015, and Nicole hasn’t appeared in a public photograph with either child in years.
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