Nicole and Keith: How a Country music man stole the heart of a screen goddess
At one time Nicole was Hollywood's most famous divorce, often talking openly about how the end of her ten-year marriage to Tom Cruise - with whom she shared "a great love" - had left a void.
Even the approbation of her peers failed to bring her the fulfilment she craved.
At the 2003 Oscars, Nicole found herself tearfully grasping the Best Actress statuette, watched by her mother and daughter in the audience.
But she lacked that one special person with whom to celebrate her achievements