The German CHANEL designer was quoted in a British newspaper article criticising the actress' "bizarre body make-up" and lack of breasts.
But Lagerfeld - who paid Kidman a reported $3.8 million (GBP2 million) to appear in an advert for CHANEL NO 5 perfume wearing five of his dresses - tells PAGESIX.COM, "Words have been invented that I did not speak. Everybody knows I hold Nicole in the highest regard both personally and professionally."
Kidman had already brushed aside the comments - after hearing reports, the Australian actress' spokeswoman CATHERINE OLIM said, "This sounds impossible to me.
"He (Lagerfeld) adores Nicole and they have longstanding mutual respect for each other as professionals."14/02/2005 14:10