Hollywood star Nicole Kidman has been paid a staggering $3.4 million (GBP2
million) to star in a television commercial for CHANEL perfume.
Kidman, who last year (03) signed a $7.5 million (GBP4.7 million) deal to
promote the cosmetic giant, plays a superstar being pursued by the paparazzi in
the four-minute ad - which was shot in Sydney, Australia by Moulin Rouge!
A spokesperson for Chanel defends the decision to splash out the huge sum
on the star, "She was chosen because she represents a unique standard of
The sophisticated advert is believed to be the most lucrative package ever
offered to an actor for advertising work.