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Nicole Kidman's Husband Keith Urban Writes her Love Notes When They're Apart

Nicole Kidman's Husband Keith Urban Writes her Love Notes When They're Apart

Nicole Kidman is Dior fabulous on the cover of InStyle magazine’s March 2014 issue, on newsstands Friday (February 14).

Here’s what the 46-year-old actress had to share with the mag:

On how she and Keith Urban survive their time apart: “For every single night he’s away, he leaves me a love letter. Every single night of our relationship.”

On taking on daunting roles: “I always try to push through fear. I won’t be crippled by it. People say, ‘Oh you take such risks,’ or ‘You’re brave.’ And I’m like ‘Well, if you only knew – inside I’m really frightened!’ But the way people navigate pain and fear is fascinating.”

On what drives her: “I suppose what drives me now is a strong inner life. Keith says I’m the one who thinks and feels and analyzes things. I don’t hide from what they call the ‘the shadow side.’ I feel very connected to life and to the world when I’m exploring the human psyche through a role.”

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  • http://comcast Lori

    Someday they will have a movie made about Keith and Nicole falling in love, marriage, children. It is a beautiful story.

  • Cari

    Such a cute couple. They seem genuinely in love.

  • Louise

    If this marriage does not survive, I, as a fan of both Keith and Nicole, will be shocked and devastated. Their love is phenomenal. I don’t understand why people call Nicole the Ice Queen. She is a loving, generous person. For Keith to choose her for his wife, she would have to be loving and personable, because Keith is that way….loving, generous, humble. I find Nicole to have a devilish side…… a bit of a caustic humor, can use some bad words, and just being a normal, loving person. Just curious though……we hear what Keith does for Nicole, wonder what Nicole does for Keith!? :)

  • maclen

    Other rubbish quotes from this piece is she claims she now “almost never bothers to straighten” her “curly red hair” because her kids have “encouraged her to embrace what makes her different to other people.” Are people even aware what her “curly red hair” actually USED to look like? Check out these old photos…

    …just for starters…her hair is NO longer red. She is THIS devoid from reality… that she would actually believes people would buy this ridiculous untrue PR tripe. The TRUE purpose of this hack job interview is revealed in this one line of the intereview:

    “She knows many think she can be stiff, but insists she is actually pretty relaxed – even when it comes to her diet.”

    …simply to try to counter the reality that she IS a stiff.

  • http://comcast Joni

    I just knew Maclen The Crazy One would be on here to make some ugly remark. Does it make you feel great inside to always make ugly remarks ??? Do you really think Keith and Nicole ever read our little comments, I can assure you they don’t. Keith and Nicole do have a beautiful love story and it would make a nice movie someday and I know they won’t be reading these comments.

  • http://comcast Joni

    @ Maclen and your other 50 names. You follow every little clip that is written about Keith and Nicole, why are you so involved in their life if you hate them so much?? Time for your meds!!!

  • Granny Freeze

    is a pathological LIAR

  • maclen

    The release of this mag cover piece was no doubt the start of pre-hype for kidman’s film Grace of Monaco…which WAS due for release next month in March. Unfortunately for kidman, the film was pulled from that date with no new release date announced as of yet. I would be surprised after the entire debacle of this film…if it now EVER gets a US release date. It looks like along with her other film Railway Man, also as of yet without a US distributer…the home of lalaland…ie: America… has given up on kidman. All this ineffectual and embarrassing PR with absolutely NO purpose whatsoever…much like kidman’s career these days…no purpose.

  • bahahahahahahahaha

    Taralea and Mary have have no purpose in life other than to photoshop silly pictures and hope that somehow they are the downfall of a beautiful family. Fat chance.

  • bahahaha

    On taking on daunting (soft porn) roles: “I always try to push through fear (of repetitive failure). I won’t be crippled (financially) by it. People (myself and my publicist) say, ‘Oh you take such risks,’ or ‘You’re brave.’ And I’m like ‘Well, if you only knew – inside I’m really frightened (of losing my A list status)!’ But the way people navigate (plastic surgery) pain and fear (of ageing) is fascinating.”

  • Carolyn

    What a loving husband Keith is. Nicole Is such a lucky woman.
    Her hair has suffered from being straightened for so many years, but it still has a natural curl to it. I didn’t read she called it curly RED hair, though. Was that in the article or just someone’s misquote? I think it’s more of a strawberry blond, but who knows? She still looks great.

  • http://Yahoo JoBeth


    If you actually want to see someone who’s ‘devoid of reality’, take a look in the mirror.

  • ?

    So many lies Nicole. When is it all going to end.

  • Love letter to Nicole

    I love your frozen expression,
    I love your third lip,
    I love your silicone body parts,
    and I love how you put your career before everything,
    but what I particularly love, is your money.

    Love always (or until the contract is terminated)

  • maclen


    So heres another one…

    “Keith and I eat at [US fast food outlet] Wendy”s,” she laughed. “You”ve got to remember, I”m with a musician on a tour bus. We do drive throughs!”

    …she rides on the tour bus WITH the orb and they do “drive throughs” at Wendys? According to Kimberly Schlapman of Little Big Town, who toured with orb last year and early this year…revealed last month to…that…

    “And other than the fact that Urban takes a private plane to and from tour stops, Little Big Town’s Kimberly Schlapman says he’s still the very same guy he’s been in the decade that they’ve known him.”

    …tour bus OR private plane to his gigs? So WHO has a reason to lie about that?

  • Kidman’s Theme Song

    Love The Way You Lie – Eminem

  • skeptics are liars

    @maclen: Nobody’s lying but the skeptics. There’s videos of Keith going to restaurants after shows with the band/crew. There’s video and photos of the girls, Nicole and Keith dancing sidestage. Who said you can’t do both, fly in for some shows, and other times take the bus with the family? Different tours, different schedules. There’s photos of Keith at the airport, photos of him using his bus at venues. Kimberly was just commenting on one example. You really think Keith no longer has a bus? lol Sad for skeptics, Al Jarreau on Tavis Smily said the same thing Nicole did about traveling on the highways in CA…they are horribly undermaintained.

  • bahahaha

    On what drives her (to make box office flops): “I suppose what drives me now is a strong (selfish) inner life. Keith says I’m the one who thinks (only of myself) and feels (plans) and analyzes (manipulates) things. I don’t hide from what they call the ‘the shadow (shallow) side.’ I feel very connected to (a fantasy) life and to the (PR) world when I’m exploring (annihilating) the human psyche through a role.”

  • Carolyn

    Keith flies to the first weekend concert. Then he takes the bus that’s arrived with the rest of the gear to the next two shows and flies out when he’s done. Lots of his videos are done on the bus.

  • oh dear

    @skeptics are liars: Keep on twisting the evidence to suit your own agenda. It is all to no avail. The old KUNK train can’t sell enough tickets and is due to be decommissioned.

  • curious

    I wonder how Nicole receives those daily love letters Keith leaves while he is away ….. “We never text. We never email. Phone calls only, which I really love that,” Urban continues.

  • Carolyn

    He leaves letters in dated envelopes, one to open each day apart. That sounds so romantic.

  • Oh please

    You need to tell your doctor to up your meds Carolyn.

  • x

    Old Botox Head has a major credibility problem. Nobody believes her lies and nobody wants to see her movies.

  • http://comcast Lori

    To the person that writes all of these crazy remarks about Keith and Nicole: you must be a Scientologist or some crazy person that thought you had a chance with Keith. GET REAL. Fact: Keith loves his Nicole and his two daughters more than anything in the world. I don’t know how he can make it any clearer. You know it but you are so sick with jealousy you cannot let yourself ever believe it.

  • http://comcast Donna

    @ The Person With All The Hate—- If you hate The Urbans why do you give a s–t if someone is lying, get a life of your own and then you won’t care.

  • Love Letters Every Night?


  • Love Letter

    Dear Nic,

    I love that we rarely see each other
    I love when you occasionally visit Nashville, we have separate homes
    I love how you yawn with boredom while listening to my music
    I love the whole charade but I will always love your money

    Love from Keith

  • maclen

    Commenter “x” over at my “cynic” forum quite astutely points out that the character kidman is currenly playing, Gertrude Bell, had an affair…and…per wiki…

    “She had an unconsummated affair with Maj. Charles Doughty-Wylie, a married man, with whom she exchanged love letters from 1913 to 1915.[6] Upon his death in 1915 at Gallipoli, Bell launched herself into her work.

    …exchanged love letters from 1913 to 1915. Funny how such a “‘romantic” gesture as receiving “love letters’ for every DAY they were apart for the past 9 years never came out…UNTIL this exact moment she is playing a character in a film who ALSO received “love letters.” I cant WAIT to hear how she “bludgeoned” her parents with an ax when she eventually gets around to playing Lizzie Borden in a made for cable movie on HBO.

  • x

    Well maclen, we have seen her badly play act The Paperboy’s Charlotte Bless and consequently dry hump Kimmel, so if she ever does play Lizzie Borden, her parents should be taken into immediate protective custody before fantasy, once again, spills over into Kidman’s warped reality.

  • Joy

    @maclen: For someone who pretends to know-all-and-see-all that has to do with the Kidman-Urban MARRIAGE… you are a FOOL! Keith has said since they were married nearly EIGHT YEARS ago that he has written love letters to Nicole… and he takes her flowers every day, too! How convenient that you and your alter egos twist and lie about every little bit of anything about Keith and Nicole… their REAL names! Jealousy has totally consumed you into a monster!

    How pathetic and sad that you spend your entire life researching and writing such cryptic, cynical garbage about two people you don’t even know! Your stupid ‘cynics’ site is nothing but negativity and blatant LIES towards a loving couple who contribute a helluva lot more to society than anything you have ever done. What will people remember about YOU when your trash finally is dead and gone?

  • Oh dear

    Letters every night. Flowers every day. What a chore.

  • maclen


    Provide an “independant” and public source that says orb wrote kidman love letters before today’s interview piece…and you’ll have a point. What MAY be in your head is NOT confirmation of a point of discussion. Your saying it does not prove the point.

  • x

    @Oh dear: yes, the scheduled delivery of the daily PR letters and flowers sounds so predictable and boring … almost as boring as Keith’s songs.

  • Not buying it

    Joy is sewer mistress, who has been flat out attacking hundreds of commenters on various forums, who simply do not believe Kidman’s lies.

  • Joy

    @maclen… I’m not lowering myself to your level of ‘discussion’ as your crap is disgusting to read, filled with twisted lies and misconstrued commentary. Why in god’s name would any human spend 8 years online, day and night, researching and twisting stories about ANYONE, much less lies about highly respected artists who use their talents to bring good to this world?? What ‘good’ have you done for anyone?

    MANY interviews and articles have been reported from years past about Keith and Nicole’s love messages… YOU should be able to find them among your millions of articles that you’ve ‘discovered’! Try this one from the Sydney paper from 2010… as if ‘proof’ ever does anything to change your smears.

    And as for @NotBuyingIt…aka: 1urbanfan27 et al… YOU are the Sewer Mistress, dragging garbage onto every website you visit! You’re nothing but a useless STALKER who can’t move on with your life simply because you HAVE NO LIFE! You people have RUINED these photo sites and you should be banned to your own corner of darkness forever!

  • Me3

    She is one lucky lady. How many women are lucky enough to get such a loving, romantic man? Add his looks and talents and it’s narrowed down to one.

  • maclen


    That article is NOT an interview with orb or kidman where they are quoted as saying they “wrote each other love love notes and hid them for each other to find.” The article states..,

    “A source said: “Keith has left notes for Nicole under the pillow and in the shower but the most unique time was when he wrote, ‘I Love You’, on a skin of orange in the fridge.”

    …so understand…orb and kidman were NOT quoted as saying they wrote “love notes” to each other back in 2010…but an unknown “SOURCE” in fact did…in this piece. If you choose to believe this source, then that’s your choice. I for one dont. If in fact this “source” was an orb or kidman insider hack…then it is simply more of their propaganda. Try again.

  • Gail

    As far as the obsessed one, it is quite sad that celebrity news is her daily focus. What a waste! Volunteer at a children’s hospital or soup kitchen! Spend your free time in a productive way! Spending years wishing he was yours is truly pathetic! He isn’t. He never will be. But that’s ok. Life can be worth living without KU as your partner. Acceptance.

  • Joy

    @maclen…Keith and Nicole have BOTH SPOKEN in interviews about their love messages, many times… and unlike YOU, I don’t go around saving every comment that they say! I don’t give a rat’s tail if you ‘believe’ anything that the rest of the world has heard and read multitude times. And NO ONE CARES what you want to twist and tangle into the web of a life that you must live, filled with vitriolic jealousy and hatred.

    Keith and Nicole are decent, hard-working, talented, artists who live a decent life with the two children that God has blessed them with. What do YOU have to show for YOUR life?? You and ALL of your alter egos, 1urbanfan27 included, are destined to a life of misery, filled with hatred for a couple you do NOT know! WHY?? Are you proud of YOUR accomplishments? Are you a multiple award winner of everything possible in your ‘chosen field’? Have you donated millions to worthy causes? Are you worth a quarter of a BILLION dollars?? No… I didn’t think so. Look in the mirror and see your REAL self… THAT is REALITY!

  • bahahahaha SM aka Joy

    “You people have RUINED these photo sites and you should be banned to your own corner of darkness forever!” ……. WHERE OH WHERE is the long gone ‘Thumbs Down’ comment censorship button when you need it!

  • ..

    Kidman and her accomplice Urban are a disgrace and no amount of Tom Cruise’s bearding $ payout changes that.

  • x

    I suggest you retire Joy because your credibility is shot, just like Kidman’s.

  • puravik

    Lovely cover, gives very nice spring feeling.

    Talking about new cover girls, then methinks that they should put Emilia Clarke on the covers more often. She’s such a great beauty and should be more often on the covers. Its so boring to see the same faces on every magazine (e.g Miley Cyrus, Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Moss).

  • Love Note

    To my Nic

    I love how you lie and manipulate
    I love how you are driven by greed
    I love how our marriage doesn’t involve any s€x
    and I love how my 10 year bearding contract is so lucrative

    Love Keith

  • Ew

    Honestly, her acting ‘s not that good for her to be talking it up that much. Plus he was seeing someone else right up when they were just hooking up together; she was a 20 something girl in Nashville who sold her story to some sleazy mag with the pics to prove it.

  • Ew

    She’s good in those crazoid roles like To Die For and Stoker. So wrong in: Cold Mountain, the Railway Man, The Hours. Oh but she was good in The Others and The Interpreter. Perfect for those roles since she was playing a spooked woman. She can be a fine actor, but not great, I think. Not like Daniel-Day-Lewise GREAT.

  • Ddddd

    Ms delusional, just know — as hard as it is to accept, they have an intimate relationship and i have a feeling she brings much to that part of the relationship if you know what i mean. So good in fact that ku walked down the aisle.

  • Generous Gene

    So this is how to put the spark back into your relationships.
    – The husband leans over and asks his wife, “Do you remember the first time we had sex together over fifty years ago? We went behind this very tavern where you leaned against the back fence and I made love to you.”
    Yes, she says, “I remember it well.”
    Okay, he says, “How about taking a stroll around there again and we can do it for old times sake?”
    “Oh Charlie, you old devil, that sounds like a crazy but very good idea!”
    There’s a police officer sitting in the next booth listening to all this, and having a chuckle to himself. He thinks, “I’ve got to see these two old-timers having sex against a fence. I’ll just keep an eye on them so there’s no trouble.” So he follows them.
    They walk haltingly along, leaning on each other for support, aided by walking sticks. Finally they get to the back of the tavern and make their way to the fence.
    The old lady lifts her skirt and the old man drops his trousers.
    As she leans against the fence, the old man moves in.
    Suddenly they erupt into the most furious sex that the watching policeman has ever seen. This goes on for about 10 minutes. Finally, they both collapse panting on the ground. The policeman is amazed.
    He thinks he has learned something about life that he didn’t know.
    After about half an hour of lying on the ground recovering, the old couple struggle to their feet and put their clothes back on.
    The policeman, still watching thinks this was truly amazing.
    “I’ve got to ask them what their secret is.”
    As the couple passes, he says to them, “Excuse me, but that was something else. You must have had a fantastic sex life together. Is there some sort of secret to this?”
    The old man says, “Fifty years ago that wasn’t an electric fence.”

  • HaveCommonSense

    All I can see is another PR article for NK & KU. Valentine’s Day, Wendy’s (sure!), bus rides (highly doubtful), Queen of The Desert, Princess Grace….. follow the quotes. What a farce these two are…… Private jets, private chef, private nanny….all the way!