They’re like car-denting hailstones. It was really awkward. I was like, ‘I wanna clap, I don’t wanna not be clapping,” which would be worse, right? Like us on Facebook. Posted March 9, 2017 by Gina CarboneNicole Kidman can act her way to an Oscar, but she can’t successfully put her hands together for applause.Fans noticed, and mocked, her seal clap during the 2017 Academy Awards; the “Lion” nominee has now finally explained why she did this all night:via GIPHYKyle of Australia’s “Kyle and Jackie O” radio show defended Kidman’s “seal hands,” guessing she was just trying to protect the millions-of-dollars in bling she had on her fingers.”It’s so true,” Kidman replied. Maybe just go with a necklace next time, if clapping during an awards show is going to be such an issue.[via: TheWrap]Want more stuff like this? Like, ‘Why isn’t Nicole clapping?’ So therefore I’m clapping, but it was really difficult because I had a huge ring on that was not my own — but it was absolutely gorgeous — and I was terrified of damaging it.”Ah, the problems of the rich and famous. “I’m so glad you clarified that. You can see the size of her rings in the photo at top.