The couple took a personal jet to Australia and had been noticed again at their luxurious Southern Highlands property simply hours after touchdown, the Every day Mail stated.
They had been accompanied by their daughters, Religion and Sunday.
The New South Wales Government website states: “Underneath the Public Well being Order by the Minister for Well being and Medical Analysis, all individuals coming back from abroad should quarantine in a chosen quarantine facility, comparable to a lodge.
“Exemptions are uncommon because of the excessive danger of not quarantining. They’re solely thought of the place there are sturdy 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 informed Fox Information on Tuesday that the knowledge swirling about their travels is “inaccurate” however didn’t present additional particulars.
After photographs surfaced of the couple exterior of their Australian property, followers instantly took to social media to criticize them.
“Very disenchanted in @NicoleKidman and @KeithUrban not going into quarantine like the remainder of the individuals 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 thing, incl. #COVID19au,” one other fan stated.
One other particular person stated: “One legislation for the wealthy and highly effective and the remainder ….properly simply buckle down!”
Different followers defended the couple. “Anybody can apply for the exemption from lodge quarantine if they’ll present proof of having the ability to self isolate. Attempt to acquire extra data earlier than critizing [sic] somebody,” one fan wrote.
One other particular person praised the couple for coming to Australia, writing, “I am unable to wait to see Nicole Kidman’s Good Strangers film filming in Australia now. The e book was nice. @KeithUrban glad you may be dwelling to see your households there.”
Kidman and City’s arrival in Australia comes only a few weeks earlier than the actress is about to start out engaged on her new TV collection, “9 Good Strangers,” primarily based on a novel by Liane Moriarty, the identical creator who wrote “Big Little Lies.”
The manufacturing is anticipated to deliver $100 million into the Australian movie trade and provides a number of jobs to the native artists, in response to The Daily Telegraph. Kidman is alleged to be offering medical bills for crew members who have to 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 informed The Every day Telegraph on Sunday.
A rep for Kidman didn’t instantly reply to Fox Information’ request for remark.