In the first few months of a New Year, many of us like to make amends with the regrets that we have carried forward from the previous year and it would seem that Nicole Kidman is no different.
It’s not uncommon for A-listers to confess secrets, guilt and even regret on the sofas of prestigious talk show hosts (Lance Armstrong’s recent appearance with Oprah to highlight one of many) and sometimes celebrities like to admit their mistakes without making too much fuss via other means, something that Nicole Kidman recently did.
The last few years have seen Nicole Kidman hitting the headlines but, sadly, not always regarding her talent as an actress but rather about her looks. Like most women in Hollywood, their every move, fashion choice and wrinkle is criticized and caving into the pressure of looking perfect when parading down the red carpet isn’t easy to avoid. Many stars have gone under the knife to tighten up their aging skin and others have opted for cosmetic injections.
Nicole is one of the many who thought that Botox would help her to battle the signs of aging, which it did but with unfortunate results. Talking to the Italian newspaper, La Repubblica, Nicole Kidman saying, ‘"No surgery for me. I did try Botox, unfortunately, but I got out of it and now I can finally move my face again”. It’s easy to understand how being in the limelight can influence those that stand in its glare and the expectations that come with the territory.
And, you have admit, the actress is looking pretty damn good in Hollywood Reporter, wearing a Dolce&Gabbana men’s shirt.
The actress also expressed her distress at trying to stay ahead of the Hollywood pack and how being a movie star is something completely different from what it was when she first started out, saying, ‘What is a movie star? I actually don’t even know what a movie star is now. Maybe in the ’50s, there was a far more particular idea for a movie star. But now that’s all blurry — everything’s more fluid’.
Well, judging by the trailer of her new film Stoker, she still has that certain something that makes her stand out from the crowd
Directed by Korean director Chan-wook Park, Stoker is a horror mystery that also stars Mia Wasikowska and Matthew Goode. It has just been screened at Sundance Film Festival and will go on general release on 1st March.