Press Trust of India
February 08, 2013 18:50 IST
The Australian actresses have been friends ever since they met on the sets of Flirting in 1991.
Naomi Watts has credited fellow Hollywood actress Nicole Kidman with encouraging her to pursue
her acting dreams.
The 44-year-old actress, who is nominated for Oscars this
year for The Impossible, had a tough time getting
established in Hollywood when she first moved stateside in the
But Naomi Watts said some words of encouragement from already
A-list pal and fellow Australian ex-pat Nicole Kidman helped her stay
motivated, reported Us magazine.
"She kept saying, 'It's just going to take one thing, one
thing, Nay, and you know, if you're in a hit film... then
everything changes'," Naomi said of Nicole's reassurance
during an interview with CBS' Sunday Morning, set to air on
Naomi Watts and Nicole Kidman, 45, co-starred in the film
Flirting back in 1991, and have remained close ever since.
Naomi explained that she first moved to Hollywood with a
five-year plan, but the exhausting process of audition soon
turned it into a 10-year plan. Despite setbacks, however, she
ultimately decided to stick it out because she "didn't have a
plan B, really."