Nicole Kidman admits it's 'embarrassing' hubby Keith Urban called her a 'maniac in bed'

Nicole Kidman doesn’t mind being a muse for husband Keith Urban, though his recent song about her put the “Big Little Lies” actress in an awkward spot during a radio interview. 

Kidman called into Sydney’s “The Kyle & Jackie O Show” on KIIS-1065 on Sunday and addressed the slightly suggestive lyrics (for a country song, anyway) in his 2018 track, “Gemini.”

Host Kyle Sandilands asked the actress what she thought of the song calling her “a maniac in bed.” The full lyric is: “She’s a maniac in the bed, but a brainiac in her head.”

“I don’t censor his art, if I can be a muse for it,” Kidman said, laughing. She added: “It is embarrassing, but at the same time, it’s better than saying, ‘God, I’m so bored. Make an effort, Nicole!’” 

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 24: Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban share an affectionate moment during one of the women's semi finals on Rod Laver Arena as they attend the 2019 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 24, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by James D. Morgan/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 24: (left to right) Baz Luhrmann, Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban watch one of the women's semi finals on Rod Laver Arena as they attend the 2019 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 24, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by James D. Morgan/Getty Images)
(Front L to R) Vogue chief editor Anna Wintour, director Baz Luhrmann, actress Nicole Kidman and Kidman's husband Keith Urban watch Japan's Naomi Osaka play against Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova during their women's singles semi-final match on day 11 of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 24, 2019. (Photo by DAVID GRAY / AFP) / -- IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE -- (Photo credit should read DAVID GRAY/AFP/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 24: Nicole Kidman and husband Keith Urban watch Anna Wintour on court receiving the Australian Open inspiration for 2019 as they attend the 2019 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 24, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by James D. Morgan/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 24: Nicole Kidman and husband Keith Urban watch Anna Wintour on court receiving the Australian Open inspiration for 2019 as they attend the 2019 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 24, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by James D. Morgan/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 24: Nicole Kidman and husband Keith Urban watch Anna Wintour on court receiving the Australian Open inspiration for 2019 as they attend the 2019 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 24, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by James D. Morgan/Getty Images)
Australian actress Nicole Kidman (2nd L), husband Keith Urban (C) and Vogue chief editor Anna Wintour (L) watch Japan's Naomi Osaka play against Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova during their women's singles semi-final match on day 11 of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 24, 2019. (Photo by DAVID GRAY / AFP) / -- IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE -- (Photo credit should read DAVID GRAY/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian actress Nicole Kidman (2nd L), husband Keith Urban (2nd R) and Vogue chief editor Anna Wintour (L) watch Japan's Naomi Osaka play against Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova during their women's singles semi-final match on day 11 of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 24, 2019. (Photo by DAVID GRAY / AFP) / -- IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE -- (Photo credit should read DAVID GRAY/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian actress Nicole Kidman, husband singer Keith Urban (C) and Australia's former foreign minister Julie Bishop watch the women's singles semi-final match between Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova and Danielle Collins of the US on day 11 of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 24, 2019. (Photo by DAVID GRAY / AFP) / -- IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE -- (Photo credit should read DAVID GRAY/AFP/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 24: Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban attend the Women's Day Ceremony during day 11 of the 2019 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 24, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 24: Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban attend the Women's Day Ceremony during day 11 of the 2019 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 24, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 24: Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban attend the Women's Day Ceremony during day 11 of the 2019 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 24, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 24: Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban smile following the Women's Semi Final match between Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic and Danielle Collins of the United States during day 11 of the 2019 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 24, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 24: Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban looks on ahead of the Women's Semi Final match between Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic and Danielle Collins of the United States during day 11 of the 2019 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 24, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
Australian actress Nicole Kidman (C) and singer Keith Urban (3rd R) and British-American journalist and editor Anna Wintour (4th L) watch the women's singles semi-final match between Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova and Danielle Collins of the US on day 11 of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 24, 2019. (Photo by William WEST / AFP) / -- IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE -- (Photo credit should read WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images)
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Sandilands then asked Kidman about another lyric: “She’s waking to make love in the middle of the night.” 

“No! What?! Shut up, you’re making that up, Kyle! Shut up!” the actress said, giggling and seeming confused about whether the line was actually her husband’s lyric. “I’m not answering that ― that’s outrageous,” she protested. 

Urban called the song and its suggestive lyrics “super sexy” in an interview with Rolling Stone last year. He wrote the song with pop singer Julia Michaels, and songwriters Justin Tranter and Ian Kirkpatrick. 

Urban said previously that after Michaels wrote the “maniac” line, his “first reaction was, ‘Oh, I don’t know if I’d say that.’ And she goes, ‘You pretty much just did,’” during their brainstorming session. 

He added: “Again, it’s really one of the things I love about the way [Michaels] writes. It’s unfiltered. It’s pure. It’s truth. It was such a playful song, that in the context of that kind of song, which is super sexy to begin with, it just went together for me.” 

Urban told iNews in March that his wife loves the song. Maybe she just doesn’t love analyzing it! 

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