Kidman's divorce shock
16:30 08 May 2006
Nicole Kidman had no idea ex-husband Tom Cruise wanted a divorce.
The 'Cold Mountain' star says she was surprised when Tom filed divorce papers in 2001.
She confessed to America's Ladies' Home Journal magazine: "That was a major shock.
"I always knew the rug was going to be taken out from underneath me at some stage. I didn't think it was going to happen in the way it happened.
"I knew I was going to get hit with something. But I think a divorce, and the demise of what your family is, is a little death in itself."
Nicole was also allegedly devastated when she discovered her ex had fathered a baby with fiancée Katie Holmes.
The flame-haired actress - who has two adopted children from her marriage to the 'Mission: Impossible III' star - reportedly told friends she only found out her ex was expecting his first biological child through the media - despite being in regular contact with Tom.
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