NI­COLE KID­MAN

‘BOY ERASED’ IS A TALE OF IG­NO­RANCE TOLD WITH EM­PA­THY — WHICH IS BOTH EN­DEAR­ING AND ED­UCA­TIVE

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As Ni­cole Kid­man hits me­dia out­lets to pro­mote her two new Os­car-buzzy films, “Boy Erased” and “De­stroyer,” she’s also been talk­ing up her hit HBO series “Big Lit­tle Lies” and how Sea­son 2 will con­tinue to be a fam­ily af­fair — lit­er­ally.

In a re­cent in­ter­view with Ellen DeGeneres, Kid­man, 51, re­vealed that her two daugh­ters, Faith Mar­garet, 7, and Sun­day Rose, 10, have cameo roles as ex­tras in the new sea­son, com­ing next year.

But this dis­clo­sure is a re­minder that the show al­ready was a fam­ily af­fair for the Emmy win­ner, in that co-star Zoe Kravitz once re­garded Kid­man as her “step­mom.”

That’s be­cause Kid­man al­most mar­ried Zoe Kravitz’s fa­ther, rocker Lenny Kravitz, now 54. Zoe Kravitz’s mother is Lenny’s ex-wife Lisa Bonet.

In a 2017 in­ter­view, Kid­man re­vealed: “Well, I knew Zoë be­cause I was en­gaged to her fa­ther. It’s all in the fam­ily!”

Kid­man added that she’s still on good terms with Lenny Kravitz: “I love Lenny; he’s a great guy.”

Fol­low­ing her di­vorce from Cruise, Kid­man ramped up her ca­reer by fo­cus­ing on roles in pres­tige, Os­car-bait films. She earned back-to-back Academy Award nom­i­na­tions in 2002 and 2003 for “Moulin Rouge” and “The Hours,” re­spec­tively, win­ning the best ac­tress award for the lat­ter.

Around that time, she also dated and be­came en­gaged to Kravitz. Ac­cord­ing to Peo­ple, Kravitz was her land­lord when they be­gan dat­ing in 2002. They worked hard to keep their re­la­tion­ship un­der wraps, though they were spot­ted in 2003, show­ing lots of PDA at the birth­day party of Kid­man’s friend Naomi Watts.

Zoe Kravitz has fond mem­o­ries of the time when her fa­ther was dat­ing Kid­man, de­scrib­ing Kid­man as a car­ing, pro­tec­tive step­mother.

“I hadn’t seen her in a long time be­fore ‘Big Lit­tle Lies,’ but there was a point where we were all kind of liv­ing to­gether,” Zoe Kravitz said. “I was about 13, and she would take me to see movies; she was so nice to me.”

To this day, Kid­man and Lenny Kravitz are on good terms, ac­cord­ing to In Style. In 2013, the for­mer cou­ple stopped to say hello and pose for pho­tos when they ran into each other at the CMT Mu­sic Awards in Nashville, which Kid­man at­tended along­side Ur­ban. Kid­man and Kravitz also shared a hug at the Hol­ly­wood Film Awards in 2016.

Lenny Kravitz, who con­tin­ues to per­form and re­lease al­bums, re­vealed he was happy to see his daugh­ter bond­ing with Kid­man on the set of “Big Lit­tle Lies.”

“Ni­cole is amaz­ing,” Lenny Kravitz said in an in­ter­view. “Zoe and she hadn’t spent time to­gether since she was younger, since Ni­cole and I were to­gether, so that was great.”

Ni­cole Kid­man, (left), and Rus­sell Crowe

Troye Si­van

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