Known far and wide as one of the few actors who will do anything to take a film project to new heights while carrying it on his shoulders, Tom Cruise has developed a reputation for himself as being a bonafide thrill-seeker. Throughout his Hollywood career, the star has made an infamous name for himself for performing death-defying stunts and action sequences that keeps his audience at the edge of their seats!
Thus, with so much guts and glory that he has depicted in his roles as well as his entire career in Hollywood, he is the kind of man that commands respect and authority with his presence. This was one of the strengths that his ex-wife Nicole Kidman counted on when she was starting to become a well-known face within the industry during the time when Hollywood was going through a dark patch of sexual misconduct tendencies.
Nicole Kidman Was Saved from Sexual Harassment Thanks To Tom Cruise’s Presence
Considered one of the most influential celebrities in the world, Tom Cruise commands a reputation that stretches into the Hollywood industry as much as it does to the general masses. Thus, the presence of the star is one where everyone is obliged to behave in their utmost best manner as the star is known to possess a righteous and high moral intellect. Thus, it’s no wonder Nicole Kidman opened up about how being married to Cruise from 1990 to 2001 was the biggest reason she was not sexually harassed during that time in the industry.
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During an interview with BBC News, the Aquaman star revealed that she married Cruise right after finishing their film Days Of Thunder in 1990. She also said that she had been a very young lady at the time and was just starting to come up in the industry, which was a volatile time in history as Sexual Harassment was a common form of abuse that female actresses had to suffer. Thus, being married to someone as powerful as the Top Gun star was her protection from this sick trend in Hollywood. she said:
“I got married very young, but it definitely wasn’t power for me – it was protection. I married for love, but being married to an extremely powerful man kept me from being sexually harassed.”
Although their marriage couldn’t last as they both got divorced in 2001, they were a couple that people remember very fondly to this day.
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Where Are They Now?
While both of them have gone their separate ways, there are no hard feelings between those two today as both have found peace in their separation from each other. Tom Cruise is living the bachelor life with a smile on his face as he continues to do projects that excite him. On the other end, Kidman is happily married to country singer Keith Urban while having a beautiful family of two daughters together.
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Source: BBC News