"It Was a Lot"Nicole Kidman Talks Finding Mega-Fame After Her Divorce From Tom Cruise

Nicole Kidman is surprisingly opening up about her divorce from Tom Cruise — 15 years after their high-profile split!

In a candid new interview, the 49-year-old actress revealed it was difficult for her to handle her separation from Tom, 54, and subsequent stardom for appearing in the 2001 movie, Moulin Rouge.

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Nicole in Moulin Rouge. (Photo Credit: R/R)

“I was catapulted into huge fame — it all sort of coincided in the sense of that, it was a lot. It was a lot,” Nicole said during a recent sit-down with People.

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“But I’m so glad I did [everything] and at the same time pushing through that stuff — one, it was a great thing to do because [as] people who have gone through things a lot of the time will tell you ‘just day by day’ and you push through it,” she continued.

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Tom, Nicole and their two children in January 1996. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

“Everyone was just so good to me and was just like ‘come-on, off we go, onward’ and it’s a great life lesson — onward!” the Oscar winner added.

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Nicole and Tom — who are parents to two adopted kids, Isabella, 23, and Connor, 21, together — were previously hitched from 1990 until 2001. The actress is now married to country star Keith Urban, with whom she has two daughters, Sunday Rose, 8, and Faith Margaret, 5.

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