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Nicole Kidman told she was 'too tall' to be in Hollywood

Nicole Kidman told she was 'too tall' to be in Hollywood
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Nicole Kidman has revealed that she was told she was “too tall” for a career in Hollywood.

The Oscar-winning actress has admitted she still harbours some insecurities about her 5ft 11in frame.

"I was told, 'You won't have a career. You're too tall,'" she told the Radio Times.

Nicole recalled auditioning for Annie as a child.

"It was a big call-out with hundreds of people," she said. "I didn't have an agent, I just turned up. I had to talk my way into the audition because they were measuring you. I was over the mark! You had to be under 5ft 2in and I was 5ft 4in! I was like 'Please?'"

She added: "I was teased and called Stalky. People would say, 'How's the air up there?'"

As an adult, things haven't changed all that much.

"Now, I get, 'You're so much taller than I thought', or men grappling with how high my heels should be," she shared. "Whenever I go on the red carpet, I get sent shoes that are always so high. I'm like, 'Do they have a kitten heel?' I'm going to be the tallest person - a giraffe!"

The Big Little Lies star also revealed that she has finally learnt to embrace her height - for the most part.

"It will bother me when I'm acting and I want to be small - but then there are times when I appreciate it and can use it in my work,' she said.

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