Over the years, there has been some negative media attention placed on Russell after he was accused of several public outbursts. Nicole wants to know, does public perception concern him?
Russell: I just don't think there's anything I can do about it.
Nicole: I don't agree.
Russell: I can be the best person that I can be and it's still not going to be good enough to change people's minds. I do think it's really important. I didn't used to. And I think, in a way, I'm paying a price for that youthful arrogance. Because you have this thing, that, you know, "I don't care what you think, I know who I am." ... The effect of which you don't really realize that you've actually scared people, or something.
Nicole: Yeah, because a lot of people have said to me, "Oh, Russell, are you scared of him?" I'm like, "Scared of Russell? I've never been scared of Russell."
Russell: It's a funny thing, isn't it?
Nicole: Yeah, people are scared of you. You're one of the softest people inside that I know. It's true. ... You have big emotions.
Russell: I always think it's healthy, too. That in the moment if something's getting to you—just get it done. But, see I don't recommend anger. I don't see temper and anger as being related. Temper is, you know, volcanic. It begins and it's over. Anger is a different thing altogether. I get accused of being angry all the time. It perplexes me a little bit because I just don't know where it comes from.
In June 2006, Nicole married country star and fellow Aussie Keith Urban in an intimate candlelit ceremony. Just a few months after the wedding, Keith checked himself into rehab for alcohol addition.
Russell: So, how's Keith doing at the moment?
Nicole: Keith's doing very well. Yeah. We've, I mean we've been through a lot. ... We've dug really deep. Three months into our marriage we had to dig really deep. And that's what we're doing. And we're in the process of doing it.
Russell: It's very courageous of him to just pack up his toothbrush and go to rehab. He must have you at the very forefront of everything if he's thinking to just do that.
Nicole: You'll make me cry now so stop it!
Russell: No, seriously, I think you need to see it from that perspective.
Nicole: I do.
Russell: 'Cause he's a very, you know, he's a proud man. He's a very creative soul and for [him] to just go, "Right, I need to do this thing for the rest of my life to progress." That's pretty cool.
Nicole: It is.
Russell: Are you going to have a baby?
Nicole: I hope so.
Russell: Are you going to carry a baby?
Nicole: Would you stop it? This is really dangerous territory! Yes, I would hope so. Anything else you want to ask, Russell?
Russell: Well, I just want to see you walking around barefoot and pregnant.
Nicole: I'd like to see that, too.
In 1964, screen legend Sidney Poitier made history by becoming the first African-American to win an Academy Award® for Best Actor. Now, Sidney—who won for his role in Lilies of the Field—returns to the stage where he received the award for a candid one-on-one interview with fellow Oscar winner Jamie Foxx.
Jamie: When you walk into this room, what do you feel?
Sidney:What do I feel? I feel sort of...interesting. Because that was an extraordinary moment for me in my life. ... First of all, it was an unexpected ending. I didn't expect to win. Times were different then. And there was no precedence for it. It had never happened.
Jamie: Wow. Forest Whitaker, Eddie Murphy, Jennifer Hudson, Djimon Hounsou, my good friend Will Smith, all nominated for Oscars. How does that make you feel?
Jamie: And knowing you started it.
Sidney: Well, it isn't that I started it.
Jamie: You are so humble.
Sidney: Since I was the first person out there with the opportunity to maximize for the others that will come behind me. That's what I had to do.
Sidney and Jamie share more than being Oscar® winners. They're both fathers!
Jamie: [You have] six daughters.
Sidney: Six daughters, yes!
Jamie: How is that? I know I have one daughter and it's driving me crazy. She's about to be 13 and it's, you know, I'm thinking about that. How do you raise six daughters?
Sidney: My father said to me and to my four brothers, "Always remember that the measure of man is how well he takes care of his children."
Jamie: Do you have any advice?
Sidney: You say what you feel you must say. As long as it's protective, she'll know that. And as long as it is in her best interest, she'll know that as well. Just talk it through. Always talk it through.
Sidney Poitier has been married to his wife Joanna for more than 30 years, and he wants to know: Does Jamie see marriage in his future?
Jamie: Wow. No, I don't.
Sidney: You don't?
Jamie: If I get married, I want to lose it all, not have anything, and then go and try to find the woman for me.
Sidney: You want to lose "it" all? What is the "it all" that you would like to lose?
Jamie: If I didn't have what I have right now—all of the success—it may make it easier to find that person that really just wants you for you.
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