The couple took a non-public jet to Australia and had been noticed again at their luxurious Southern Highlands property simply hours after touchdown, the Day by day Mail stated.
They had been accompanied by their daughters, Religion and Sunday.
The New South Wales Government website states: “Below the Public Well being Order by the Minister for Well being and Medical Analysis, all folks coming back from abroad should quarantine in a delegated quarantine facility, similar to a lodge.
“Exemptions are uncommon as a result of excessive danger of not quarantining. They’re solely thought-about the place there are robust medical, well being or compassionate grounds,” the assertion continues.
Kidman, 53, and City, 52, had been granted particular permission to return to their property amid the coronavirus pandemic, the outlet stated. A rep for City, nonetheless, pointed to info launched by Display NSW, an company chargeable for supporting the humanities in New South Wales, about Kidman’s upcoming undertaking.
“Govt producer Kidman and her core workforce have been approved to ascertain an remoted manufacturing hub below full police-supervised quarantine at her Southern Highlands property to permit pre-production to proceed remotely by quarantine—much like preparations made by governments to assist soccer golf equipment to coach and put together for matches. There will likely be no price to the taxpayer,” a information launch handed through City’s rep partially states.
The company didn’t instantly reply to Fox Information’ request for remark.
Regardless of this, followers instantly took to social media to criticize the couple after photographs surfaced of the couple exterior of their Australian property.
“Very disenchanted in @NicoleKidman and @KeithUrban not going into quarantine like the remainder of the folks coming from abroad. The wealthy and privileged getting away with it once more,” one fan wrote.
“That is simply bulls–t. Unfair & unAustralian. Appears we actually are a rustic the place the wealthy & well-known are exempt from every part, incl. #COVID19au,” one other fan stated.
One other individual stated: “One legislation for the wealthy and highly effective and the remaining ….properly simply buckle down!”
Different followers defended the couple. “Anybody can apply for the exemption from lodge quarantine if they’ll present proof of with the ability to self isolate. Attempt to acquire extra info earlier than critizing [sic] somebody,” one fan wrote.
One other individual praised the couple for coming to Australia, writing, “I can not wait to see Nicole Kidman’s Excellent Strangers film filming in Australia now. The guide was nice. @KeithUrban glad you may be residence to see your households there.”
Kidman and City’s arrival in Australia comes just some weeks earlier than the actress is ready to begin engaged on her new TV collection, “9 Excellent Strangers,” primarily based on a novel by Liane Moriarty, the identical creator who wrote “Big Little Lies.”
The manufacturing is predicted to deliver $100 million into the Australian movie business and provides a number of jobs to the native artists, in accordance with The Daily Telegraph. Kidman is alleged to be offering medical bills for crew members who must quarantine earlier than filming.
“It is a great opportunity for me to give back to the community that nurtured me through so much of my career,” the actress advised The Day by day Telegraph on Sunday.
A rep for Kidman didn’t instantly reply to Fox Information’ request for remark.