Nicole Kidman's style of clapping has puzzled Oscars viewers.
Nicole Kidman's style of clapping has puzzled Oscars viewers. Supplied

Why can’t Nicole Kidman clap properly?

NICOLE Kidman can act, she can sing, she can certainly rock a red carpet, but today's Academy Awards have taught us one thing: She doesn't really know how to clap.

The Aussie actress was filmed twice in the audience during the ceremony, enthusiastically applauding the action on stage.

At least, we think that's what she was doing:

What's going on with your hands there, Nicole? Here she is in a 10-second clip, her weird clap contrasted against the other people in the audience who clap like ... actual humans:

It's been an action-packed ceremony, but on social media, a committed band of Nicole Kidman truthers want answers.

The truth is out there.

News Corp Australia

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