Nicole and Keith: How a Country music man stole the heart of a screen goddess

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Nicole and Keith: How a Country music man stole the heart of a screen goddess

That's until one Country music singer, with long hair, tattoos and some well-publicised baggage, including stints in rehab, entered the picture.

Born on October 26, 1967, in New Zealand, Keith had spent his childhood in Australia, before moving to the States to follow his dreams, aged 25.

"I just saw that name, Nashville, on the back of my dad's records, and knew that's where I would be," he recalled.

They were introduced at an LA party in January 2005.

Nicole, Australia's most famous export, felt an immediate affinity with a fellow artist and expatriate