So upsetting. Nicole Kidman’s father, Dr. Anthony Kidman passed away on Sept. 12, after he reportedly collapsed while visiting his daughter Antonia in Singapore. Now, the actresses rep tells HollywoodLife.com that the entire family is ‘in shock’ over his untimely death.
Nicole Kidman, 47, tragically lost her father, Dr. Anthony Kidman, 75, after he passed away on September 12 at The Tanglin Club in Singapore from a reported heart attacked. Us Weekly reports that the actress is “beyond devastated” over the loss of her beloved father. Read below for all the details.
Nicole Kidman Father Death — ‘In Shock’ Following Tragic Passing
Such sad news. According to the Mirror, it is reported that the time of his passing, “Dr Kidman was visiting Nicole’s younger sister Antonia who lives in Singapore with her husband Craig Marran and their six children.”
Nicole’s rep told HollywoodLife.com, “Nicole and her family are in shock by the sudden death of her father. She appreciates the outpouring of support and kindly requests privacy during this very difficult time. Thank you.”
An insider told Us Weekly, “Nicole is beside herself. Keith vowed to be with her as long as he needs to during this horrible time and he is supporting his wife to the fullest. She is beyond devastated and in total shock.”
The source also reports that Nicole and Keith are making plans to immediately fly to Australia to be at the funeral.
Daily Mail Australia reports, “The Sydney psychologist is believed to have collapsed when he was inside the Wheelhouse restaurant at the Tanglin Club – a private hotel he had been staying at while visiting his daughter Antonia and six grandchildren during their school holidays.”
According to The Strait Times, “a spokesman for the Singapore Civil Defence Force confirmed that it received a call at about 8.10 am on Friday requesting for medical assistance at 5 Stevens Road, where the club is located. When paramedics arrived shortly after, a few members of the public were already performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation on a Caucasian man in the restaurant.”
The outlet reports that Dr. Anthony passed away of an apparent heart attack.
As HollywoodLife.com previously reported, the stunning actress and her beloved father were extremely close. The beauty frequently brought her parents as her dates to premieres and carpets. The family was last spotted all together back in January 2014 in celebration of Anthony and his wife Janelle‘s 50th wedding anniversary.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Nicole’s family during this difficult time.
— Caitlin Beck
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