Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise's children are so embarrassed by their famous parents they won't let them pick them up from school. Nicole says Isabella, 12, and nine-year-old Conor, who the actress adopted during the couple's marriage , says the children find it hard to deal with their famous connections and have even asked to change their surname so people won't know who their parents are. She said: "They're very embarrassed. They actually deny us, which is OK. They even tried to change their last name, and they say, 'Don't come to our school. Whatever you do, don't come." This is not the first time Isabella and Conor have been embarrassed by their parents. Tom, 42, recently revealed how his children make him feel old because he hasn't got to grips with modern technology. He said at the time: "Whenever we arrive somewhere, the kids have already found out all about it on the internet.

I tell them, 'Kids, I remember a time when there wasn't the internet and no cell phones either.' and they just look at me, as if to say, 'Oh my God, that's unbelievable!'"

Nicole and Tom shocked Hollywood when they announced their split in 2001 after 10 years of marriage, but they have always maintained a friendly relationship for the sake of their beloved children.

Of their arrangement, Nicole - who is now dating film producer Steve Bing - said: "That whole part of my life is over and done with. We'll always be in contact because of our children."