Liz Maupin, a producer in Los Angeles, threw herself a divorce celebration in excess of the weekend. All through the get together, she dressed up like Nicole Kidman in the now-iconic paparazzi image taken following the star got divorced from Tom Cruise in 2001.

Maupin advised BuzzFeed News she’d even experienced the major custom-produced. Her entertaining minute has now gone viral on Twitter.

Maupin, 34, separated from her ex a few many years back, but their divorce was only granted not too long ago.

“I desired to celebrate the finality of it and starting off a new chapter in my lifestyle,” she mentioned. “I enjoy that picture of Nicole so a great deal. I consider it claims so considerably about relief and independence.”

She stunned her guests at her divorce occasion by changing into the outfit halfway through the occasion and rising arms huge open up and exultant, just like Kidman did. “Everyone cheered it was so wonderful,” she extra.

(Pleasurable simple fact: Not too very long ago, on Aug. 8, was the official anniversary of Kidman and Cruise’s divorce.)

Maupin mentioned that when it was “tremendous challenging” to leave an “harmful” relationship, she knew it was the ideal choice — and one particular that led her back again to herself.

“I feel there’s however stigma about divorce, which is so avoidable, and I preferred to genuinely have a beneficial practical experience at the conclusion of it all and just celebrate currently being me yet again, with out a tether to a different human being, and starting above,” she reported. “Nicole’s outfit certainly aided remind me of my newfound independence.”

She also wants to guarantee any one likely by way of the stress and bureaucracies of lawfully ending a marriage that it really is “far more than Okay to celebrate” it.

“It was certainly empowering and so exciting,” mentioned Maupin. “I selected to make the occasion no-boys-allowed. We experienced an complete blast. I very endorse acquiring a divorce bash if you find your self divorced sometime.”

On line, strangers shared that they could sense her triumph and celebrated her divorce with her.