Russell Crowe and Nicole Kidman have been the best of friends for as long as we can remember.

However, it has now been reported by New Idea that the 52-year-old actor has never forgiven Tom Cruise, 54, for his treatment of Nicole during their 11-year marriage.

Tensions have apparently come to a head on the set of new film The Mummy.

‘Russell is a loyal guy and never forgave Tom for the way he treated Nicole,’ a source told New Idea magazine.

‘If they’d stayed friends, he would’ve felt he was betraying Nic, so he froze Tom out of his life.

‘He is very protective of his friend and hasn’t been able to stand Tom for years,’ the source continued. 

There has been no comment from Russell Crowe or Tom Cruise.

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