November 8, 2018 2:39 pm

Nicole Kidman speaks out about her kids with Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman during 'Mission: Impossible 2' Los Angeles Premiere at Mann Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California, United States.

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Nicole Kidman has broken her silence on her two adopted children, Connor and Isabella Cruise, whom she shares with ex-husband Tom Cruise.

“I’m very private about all that,” she said in an interview with Australia’s Who Magazine. “I have to protect all those relationships. I know 150 per cent that I would give up my life for my children because it’s what my purpose is.”

The actress confirmed that her 25-year-old daughter Bella and 23-year-old son Connor are both practising Scientologists like their father.

READ MORE: Tom Cruise felt he couldn’t practise Scientology ‘openly’

Tom Cruise (R) and Connor Cruise attend Game Four of the National League Championship Series at Dodger Stadium on Oct. 15, 2013 in Los Angeles, Calif. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)

Connor Cruise (L) and Bella Cruise attend Connor’s 17th birthday party benefiting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals sponsored by California superstores Just Dance 3 and SBE at Hyde Staples on Jan. 18, 2012, in Los Angeles, Calif. (Photo by Tiffany Rose/WireImage)


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“They are adults,” Kidman said about their choice to practise Scientology. “They are able to make their own decisions. They have made choices to be Scientologists and as a mother, it’s my job to love them.”

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“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,” she said.

She continued: “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. So that’s our job as a parent, to always offer unconditional love.”

The Oscar winner is also mother to Sunday, 10, and Faith, 7 with husband Keith Urban.

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