Nicole Kidman has defended comments she made which suggested it is time for all Americans to support their new President-elect Donald Trump.
The Australian actress has dual citizenship with the United States and pissed off half of her adopted country when she claimed during an interview with the BBC that Trump is ‘now elected and we, as a country, need to support who’s ever the president, because that’s what the country is based on’.
She added: ‘However that happened, he’s there and let’s go.’
After being asked to clarify her remarks which had led to an online furore, she told Access Hollywood: ‘I was trying to stress that I believe in democracy and the American Constitution, and it was that simple.’
She refused to clarify further after being pressed, simply adding: ‘I’m out of it now; that’s what I said and it’s that simple.’
Trump’s presidency shocked the entire globe after a string of high profile controversies throughout the election season, including the release of a tape on which Trump can be heard boasting about ‘grabbing women by the