By Caleb Taylor For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 01:22 BST, 2 June 2019 | Updated: 04:05 BST, 2 June 2019
Nicole Kidman's Big Little Lies co-star had fears she would 'trigger' the 'fragile' actress while filming intense scenes discussing domestic violence.
On Sunday, Robin Weigert, 49, who plays therapist Dr Amanda Reisman on the show's second season, made the claims while discussing working with Nicole.
Speaking to The Sunday Telegraph, Robin explained she feared 'any small misstep' acting out the emotional script would cause a 'flight or fright' response from Nicole.
'I was worried it would cause flight or fright': Nicole Kidman's Big Little Lies co-star feared she would 'trigger' the 'fragile' actress while filming intense scenes about domestic violence
'I would have these thoughts [she would be triggered],' Robin told the publication.
Robin explained that Nicole kept in character throughout filming, which put her in a precarious place during the emotionally intense scenes.
'Because it remained a possibility I could trigger her and she would leave [the room because it became too much]. That kept those scenes vital,' she added.
'It remained a possibility I could trigger her and she would leave [the room because it became too much]': Actress Robin Weigert (pictured), who plays Nicole's character's therapist, said
On the series, Oscar winning actress Nicole plays Celeste Wright, who is still in tormented grief following