Famous Family Trouble? These Celebrity Parents Are Estranged From Their Children

We’ve all fought with family members. However, maintaining family ties as a celebrity can be even more difficult as money and fame come into play. While many stars have strong familial bonds, others are forever broken. These celebrity parents have been or still are estranged from their children. One beloved actress still won’t speak to her rock-star dad (page 10).

1. Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman at a basketball game with her children.
Nicole Kidman with her kids, Connor and Isabella Cruise | Matthew Simmons/Getty Images

While married, Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise adopted two children, Isabella and Connor, and raised them as Scientologists. When the couple divorced and Kidman left the church in 2001, the kids chose sides and opted to live with Cruise.

Isabella and Connor even stopped referring to Kidman as “mom” for a bit. Luckily, things improved. Connor once told Women’s Day, “I will always love my mum.”

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