Nicole Kidman calls for Americans to support Trump

Posted January 13

FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2017, file photo, Nicole Kidman arrives at the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Kidman told the BBC in an interview released Jan. 10, 2017, that Americans need to support President-elect Donald Trump because supporting the president is "what the country’s based on.” (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Nicole Kidman says it's time for Americans to come together to support President-elect Donald Trump.

Kidman tells the BBC that now that Trump has been elected, "we as a country need to support who's ever the president because that's what the country's based on."

Kidman was born in Hawaii to Australian parents and holds dual citizenship in Australia and the U.S.

She says she's "always reticent" to comment on politics, and describes herself as more "issue-based." Kidman says she's "very committed to women's issues" like battling breast and ovarian cancer.

Kidman's comments have sparked both criticism and praise from social media users.

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  • Grant Sherman Jan 13, 4:39 p.m.
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