Nicole KidmanThe critics are not going to get her down.

The 54-year-old actress faced backlash earlier this year when news broke that she’d been cast as Lucille BallAmazon Studios The RicardosThe biopic “The New Biopic About the Famous Comedian and Her Husband” Desi Arnaz. Internet critics claimed she did not look or sound like Lucille. This made her reconsider dropping out of the Oscars.Today

“I didn’t try to.” [listen to the criticism]She shared that she was not able to answer the question, because I’m human, and there are times when you realize, ‘Gosh! Maybe I’m not the right person’.” She expresses gratitude to director and screenwriter Aaron SorkinAs her support during difficult times. “That’s where having somebody like Aaron, who really said at the beginning, he was like, ‘I’m not wanting a perfect rendition or imitation of Lucy. No, no, no, no, no.'”

Aaron, however, was searching for someone who would connect with Lucille’s story. Nicole responded that Nicole can “a lot of it” and said Nicole could relate as an actress.