Ni­cole dreamed of be­ing a re­porter

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Kid­man (pic­tured) was in­spired to take up writ­ing af­ter play­ing famed war re­porter Martha Gell­horn in TV movie Hem­ing­way & Gell­horn. The Aus­tralian ac­tress ad­mits shoot­ing the project with Clive Owen as Gell­horn’s hus­band Ernest Hem­ing­way reignited her own in­ter­est in cre­ative writ­ing. ‘‘I write for my­self – it’s my way of let­ting my­self go. It’s purg­ing. I first stum­bled into it as a teenager,’’ Kid­man tells Bri­tain’s Daily Tele­graph. Kid­man was so passionate about the news as a child, she told her clin­i­cal psy­chol­o­gist fa­ther she dreamed of be­com­ing a re­porter.

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