The actress, who was still mourning the death of her make-up artist ROB McCANN, initially asked her publicist to deal with the snapper, but then decided to confront him herself.
Losing her famous cool for a moment, Kidman blasted, "You're very rude," before returning to the red carpet, visibly upset.
Her publicist was overheard asking, "Are you OK?" - to which the Aussie actress replied, "No, I'm not," before hurrying into the cinema.
A publicist for the actress insists Kidman was just reacting after having had a particularly bad day.15/06/2005 02:52