Kim Basinger Opens Up About 'Nasty' Divorce From Alec Baldwin
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Kim Basinger and Alec Baldwin have come a long way since their notoriously messy divorce.
After splitting up in 2001, the exes became embroiled in a four-year custody battle over their only daughter, Ireland.
The court battle turned particularly ugly in 2007, when Baldwin called Ireland, then 11, and left an angry voicemail that was leaked to the press. As part of an agreement with Basinger, the "30 Rock" actor agreed to attend an anger management course.
These days, Basinger said she and Baldwin have moved on from the drama of the past.
"[Alec and I are] cool now," Basinger, 62, said in a new interview with Net-A-Porter's The Edit magazine. "Life goes on.'"
The "L.A. Confidential" actress also opened up about how the divorce impacted Ireland, who's now 20 years old and an aspiring model.
"Divorce is hard on a kid, no matter how you cut it," she said. "And ours was very public and nasty. So I brought up Ireland in a very unconventional way. I just wanted her to
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