Nicole Kidman Says Keith Urban 'Carried' Her Through the Loss of Her Father: 'It Laid Me Out'
By Sophie Schillaci
Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban continue to deliver all the relationship goals.
The Lion actress gushed about the instant "chemistry" she felt with her now-husband of 10 years, and how he sweetly helped her through after the death of her father in a new interview for CBS Sunday Morning.
"We just had chemistry," she said of meeting Urban in 2005. "I never underestimate the power of chemistry."
And when Kidman suddenly lost her father, Dr. Tony Kidman, in 2014, she said Urban dropped everything to be by her side.
"I knew at some point that was going to come," she admitted. "But boy, when it comes, it's -- it lays you out. It laid me out. I was like, 'I don't even know how to get up from this.'"
Kidman said that she called her husband "screaming and crying" when she got the news.
"He was about to go onstage, and he walked offstage and he got on a plane. He had just gotten there. He flew six hours, and he was right back there," she recalled. "And he literally picked me up and carried -- pretty much carried me through the next two weeks. And that, to me, that's a marriage, and that's love. And I'm so grateful to have that. And I also had, you know, my children going, 'It's going to be all right, Momma.'"
In addition to her two adopted children with ex-husband Tom Cruise, 23-year-old Isabella and 21-year-old Connor, Kidman also shares two daughters with Urban. She revealed that Sunday Rose, 8, and Faith Margaret, who turns 6 later this month, are growing up to be true Southern girls in their Nashville, Tennessee, home.
"They say, 'y'all,'" Kidman laughed.
The full interview will air on CBS on Sunday, Dec. 18 at 9 a.m. ET/PT.