‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’: Ellen DeGeneres Embarrassed Nicole Kidman for Insinuating She Had a Crush on Her Co-Star

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Actor Nicole Kidman has visited The Ellen DeGeneres Show a lot of instances — and Ellen DeGeneres likes to poke enjoyable. After the success of HBO’s Big Little Lies, Kidman visited the discuss present to what it was like working with Alexander Skarsgård as her on-screen abusive husband. And DeGeneres completely embarrassed Kidman by insinuating that Kidman assuredly had a crush on him.

Nicole Kidman needed Alexander Skarsgård to star in ‘Big Little Lies’

Nicole Kidman and Alexander Skarsgard from 'Big Little Lies'
Nicole Kidman and Alexander Skarsgård from ‘Big Little Lies’ | Dan MacMedan/Getty Images

Kidman by no means might’ve imagined Big Little Lies would attain the success that it did. But it definitely thrust her and all of her well-known co-stars into the highlight. She and Skarsgård made the right husband-wife duo on the present, as their troubling marriage performed out till the ultimate gut-punch of an ending.

It appears Kidman desperately needed Skarsgård as her on-screen husband, too. “Yeah, he was so good,” she instructed Vulture. “I wanted him! I wanted him badly. I was like, ‘Come on, please. Come on, HBO, we’ve gotta get him.’”

Kidman continued on and defined why having the Swedish actor by her facet was good for the present. “He’s obviously got that ability to pull you in and hold you, and he breaks down, you know?” she added. “He has that whole fragility to him as well — so this sort of dominance and then this fragility; it’s a weird mix. And, obviously, he’s very tall as well, which is really, really helpful for me. It’s not often that I look small.”

Ellen DeGeneres insinuated Kidman had a crush on Skarsgård

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It’s clear Kidman is kind of keen on Skarsgård — and it definitely didn’t slip previous DeGeneres. Kidman visited The Ellen DeGeneres Show in 2017 to debate the present and her function. And, in fact, the subject of her co-star got here up.

“The tone of it’s really interesting,” Kidman says of the present. “Because it’s funny, yet it’s scary. … And it makes you, hopefully, emotionally, you’re attached to these women.”

“And Alexander Skarsgård is your husband,” DeGeneres clarifies. “And he’s fantastic.”

“Yes,” Kidman laughs. And she then notes that DeGeneres is giving her a really particular look. “Why are you looking that way?”

“Why are you wanting that method?” DeGeneres countered at Kidman’s embarrassment. “I’m saying that he’s fantastic. What’s wrong with you?”

“‘Cause everyone always asks me about him,” Kidman added.

DeGeneres verified she wasn’t going to ask Kidman any questions — however she then projected a big picture of Skarsgård shirtless within the background. The comic then famous that Skarsgård not appears just like the shirtless picture, and Kidman agreed.

Kidman needed to defend herself after kissing Skarsgård on the Emmy Awards

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This is way from the one time Kidman was requested about Skarsgård. Kidman additionally visited The Graham Norton Show, and he or she was questioned a few picture that exhibits her kissing Skarsgård on the lips on the Emmy Awards. Kidman’s husband, Keith Urban, may be seen behind Kidman within the picture as nicely.

“You are so provocative, Graham,” Kidman stated. “Why are you showing that?”

“It’s a lovely moment of celebration, though,” Graham Norton defended.

“I kissed my husband, too!” she exclaimed. She then verified that she did kiss Skarsgård, nevertheless it wasn’t in a romantic method. “You got to understand, I did everything with Alex ….”

“We saw it!” Norton joked.

“I’ve got an amazing, supportive, gorgeous husband whom I love more than anything in the world,” Kidman famous. “And I gave Alex a congratulatory kiss and he’s like … a mannequin.” Kidman then regretted calling her co-star a model with the eruption of viewers laughter.

No matter what number of instances Kidman will get teased about Skarsgård, it’s clear they’re actually nothing greater than co-stars and mates.

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