Nicole Kidman's mirror hate

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 31 October 2008
Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman's mirror hate

'Australia' star Nicole Kidman has revealed she hates looking in the mirror because her "own sense of vanity is not that strong"

Nicole Kidman hates looking in the mirror.

The 41-year-old actress attempts to steer clear of reflective surfaces because she is not obsessed with her appearance.

She said: "I'm not enamoured with youth. There isn't wisdom in youth. My own sense of vanity is not that strong. I get ready in five minutes. I'm not a mirror person. But I like to look healthy - the youthfulness is in health. It's very important.

"Maybe that comes from my mom having breast cancer. I've seen people suffer. So my desire to stay agile - I want that! I want to be able to run and walk and hike, and get out there. I love being outdoors and I feel caged if I can't get out. To see the sun come up - it puts me in a place to go, 'What a great day.' "

Nicole - who has a three-month-old daughter Sunday Rose with husband Keith Urban - also revealed she has never felt like she fits in.

She added to Parade magazine: "I grew up as a fair-skinned, sort of Irish-descent girl. I was always on the outside, on the periphery of things. As much as I wanted to be a surfer chick, the girl down on the beach who was the sporty girl, I had to be the bookish girl because I was put in dark rooms and protected. I always felt like a bit of an outsider."

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