How Nicole helped Naomi
Actress Nicole Kidman turned out to be the perfect career advisor for her contemporary Naomi Watts, telling her not to give up acting...india Updated: Apr 28, 2010 01:20 IST
Actress Nicole Kidman turned out to be the perfect career advisor for her contemporary Naomi Watts, telling her not to give up acting after she suffered from initial setbacks in Hollywood. The actresses became friends growing up in Australia and both moved to Hollywood to pursue their careers, but while Nicole became a huge celebrity, Watts struggled and even considered quitting
“I thought about quitting acting and took other jobs — in restaurants, on magazines — but nothing gave me the same feeling. Nicole actually gave me hope,” she added. Nicole shot to fame with thriller
in 2001. The actress recalls meeting Nicole later, to read their respective scripts for
. “We went to my house, and were sitting on the couch reading our favourite scenes to each other. We were like, ‘Can you believe we’ve got two fantastic roles?’,” Watts said.