Nicole Kidman confirms she was once engaged to Lenny Kravitz, talks working with his daughter Zoe


Nicole Kidman could have once been Mrs. Kravitz.

The 49-year-old actress talks about her highly anticipated new HBO series, Big Little Lies, in a new interview with NET-A-PORTER.com's digital magazine, The EDIT, and drops a bombshell on her former relationship with rocker Lenny Kravitz. Kidman is asked about her Big Little Lies co-star, 28-year-old Zoe Kravitz, and Kidman reveals she was once engaged to Zoe's father.

"Well, I knew Zoe because I was engaged to her father," Kidman says bluntly. "It's all in the family!"

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But she has no hard feelings towards her former flame.

"I love Lenny; he's a great guy," she adds.

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SHANGHAI, CHINA - JULY 15: Actress Nicole Kidman attends Swisse promotional event on July 15, 2016 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)
SHANGHAI, CHINA - JULY 15: Actress Nicole Kidman attends Swisse promotional event on July 15, 2016 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 08: Nicole Kidman attends the 2016 CMT Music awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 8, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by C Flanigan/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 05: Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman attend 'Genius' New York premiere at Museum of Modern Art on June 5, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Walter McBride/Getty Images)
Nicole Kidman arrives for the Costume Institute Benefit at The Metropolitan Museum of Art May 2, 2016 in New York. / AFP / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 02: Actress Nicole Kidman attends the 'Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology' Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Venturelli/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 16: Actress/producer Nicole Kidman attends 'The Family Fang' Premiere during 2016 Tribeca Film Festival at John Zuccotti Theater at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center on April 16, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - APRIL 03: Actress Nicole Kidman attends the 51st Academy Of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 3, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by C Flanigan/FilmMagic)
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 21: Nicole Kidman with her Best Actress in a Play award for Photograph 51 during the 16th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards at The Prince of Wales Theatre on February 21, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)
Actress Nicole Kidman attends the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 30, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. AFP PHOTO / MARK RALSTON / AFP / MARK RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 14: Actress Nicole Kidman attends the Opening Ceremony and the 'Grace of Monaco' premiere during the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 14, 2014 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
SHANGHAI, CHINA - JUNE 15: (CHINA OUT) Actress Nicole Kidman attends 'Grace of Monaco' premiere during the 17th Shanghai International Film Festival on June 15, 2014 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)
Australian actress Nicole Kidman arrives on the red carpet of Shanghai International Film Festival openning ceremony in Shanghai on June 14, 2014. Kidman, who is promoting 'Grace of Monaco' at the festival, received an award for outstanding contribution to film. Shanghai kicked off its annual film festival, a nine-day event with a heavy emphasis on Chinese cinema and a sprinkling of Hollywood stars promoting their latest works. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
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Kidman and 52-year-old Kravitz were linked in 2003. Kidman told Vanity Fair in October 2007 that she was once engaged to someone in the time before she met her current husband, Keith Urban, and after she divorced from her ex-husband, Tom Cruise, though declined to name names at the time.

"I got engaged to somebody ... but it just wasn't right," she said. "I wasn't ready. We weren't ready."

"I get engaged and I get married -- that's my thing," she continued. "I don't want to date. I'm interested in a very, very deep connection."

Kidman has now been happily married to Urban for 10 years. Clearly, the country singer also has no hard feelings when it comes to Kravitz -- the two musicians hugged and posed with Kidman at the 2013 CMT Music awards.

NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 05:  (L-R) Lenny Kravitz, Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban attend the 2013 CMT Music awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 5, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

As for her latest project, Kidman reveals she was "traumatized" after filming Big Little Lies, which is based on Liane Moriarty's best-selling 2014 novel. The series centers on a group of women -- all in different stages of motherhood -- in Monterey, California, whose seemingly perfect lives begin to unravel to the point of murder.

"I was quite traumatized after [filming] because we would shoot [the violent scenes] repeatedly," the Oscar-winning actress says. "I was emotionally and physically traumatized. I'd come back and I'd need Keith to hold me, just to feel soothed. I think it worked on my psyche in a way that I didn't quite realize."

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CENTURY CITY, CA - JUNE 16: Honoree Nicole Kidman (L) and recording artist Keith Urban attend the Women In Film 2015 Crystal + Lucy Awards Presented by Max Mara, BMW of North America, and Tiffany & Co. at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on June 16, 2015 in Century City, California. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images for Women in Film)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 10: Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban attend the 2015 CMT Music awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 10, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by C Flanigan/WireImage)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 10: Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban attend the 2015 CMT Music awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 10, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by C Flanigan/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 13: Singer Keith Urban and actress Nicole Kidman attend the 'American Idol' XIV grand finale at Dolby Theatre on May 13, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: (EDITORS NOTE: Image was processed using digital filters.) Musician Keith Urban and actress Nicole Kidman attend The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/WireImage)
Australian actress Nicole Kidman (L) and her husband musician Keith Urban (R) kiss as they pose for pictures on the red carpet upon arrival for the world premiere of 'Paddington' in London on November 23, 2014. AFP PHOTO / JUSTIN TALLIS (Photo credit should read JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 04: Actress Nicole Kidman and singer-songwriter Keith Urban attend the BMI 2014 Country Awards at BMI on November 4, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for BMI)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 13: Actress Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban attend the Celebrate Life Ball at Grand Hyatt Melbourne on June 13, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 05: Musician Keith Urban and actress Nicole Kidman attend the 2013 CMT Music Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 5, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 19: Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman attend the Premiere of 'Inside Llewyn Davis' at The 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 19, 2013 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Tony Barson/FilmMagic)
70th Cannes Film Festival - Screening of the film "The Killing of a Sacred Deer" in competition - Red Carpet Arrivals - Cannes, France. 22/05/2017. Cast member Nicole Kidman and her husband Keith Urban pose. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
52nd Academy of Country Music Awards - Arrivals - Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., - 02/04/2017 - Actress Nicole Kidman and musician Keith Urban. REUTERS/Steve Marcus
52nd Academy of Country Music Awards - Arrivals - Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., - 02/04/2017 - Actress Nicole Kidman and musician Keith Urban. REUTERS/Steve Marcus
Cast member Nicole Kidman and her husband Keith Urban pose at the premiere of the HBO television series "Big Little Lies" in Los Angeles, California U.S., February 7, 2017. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Actress Nicole Kidman and husband Keith Urban arrive at the 23rd Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 29, 2017. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Cast member Nicole Kidman and her husband Keith Urban pose at the premiere of the HBO television series "Big Little Lies" in Los Angeles, California U.S., February 7, 2017. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Actress Nicole Kidman and husband Keith Urban arrive at the 23rd Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 29, 2017. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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"As an actress, I don't clock in and out; it does bleed in and sometimes it's hard to process," she further explains.

Kidman shares one particular incident that had shook her up.

"One of the craziest things happened after we'd done a lot of violent scenes. When you see them in the show they're flashes, but we needed to re-shoot them and re-shoot them so [director Jean-Marc Vallée] could get grabs of stuff," she recalls. "I couldn't sleep and the next morning I got up and went for a run to try and get some of [my character Celeste's] energy out. I came back and I'd left my key -- I couldn't get in the door. It's a glass door, so I got a rock and I threw the rock through the door. I'd never done anything like that. And then I realized, 'Oh my gosh, that's how much I'm holding all this in, the anger, the pain.'"

To see The EDIT's full interview with Kidman, click here, or download the free EDIT app at the App Store and Google Play.

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Earlier this month, ET spoke to Kidman's Big Little Lies co-star, Reese Witherspoon, at the series' premiere, where she opened up about the struggles she faces as a mother of three. Witherspoon also brought along her gorgeous lookalike 17-year-old daughter, Ava Phillippe, as her date. See the video above!

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