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HBO Hotties Evan Rachel Wood And Kate Winslet Are Picture Perfect

Sep 18, 2011 06:01 PM

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Kate Winslet and Evan Rachel Wood (both in sexy Elie Saab gowns) posed for pictures at the 2011 Emmy Awards on Sunday, and the Mildred Pierce actresses gave us a solid dose of old school Hollywood glamour with their classy red carpet choices.

Evan is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Mini-series/Movie, and Kate is up for Outstanding Lead Actress. The HBO mini-series earned a whopping 21 Emmy nods, so the odds are definitely in their favor!




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Kate Winslet Escapes Fire On Richard Branson's Private Island

Aug 22, 2011 01:10 PM

KateWinsletfire082111.jpgA fun vacation turned frightening for Kate Winslet over the weekend.

The actress, 35, her two kids Mia, 10, and Joe, 7, and boyfriend Louis Dowler were four of the 20 people staying on billionaire Sir Richard Branson's private Necker Island when the vacation home caught fire.

Branson, 61, was staying in a nearby house about 100 yards away with his wife Joan and son Sam. Kate escaped unharmed, but the eight-bedroom Great House was destroyed. The fire was still burning on Monday.

In a statement, the Virgin executive said:

    "We had a really bad tropical storm with winds up to 90 miles per hour. A big lightning storm came around 4 a.m. and hit the house. My son Sam rushed to the house and helped get everyone out."

Branson hopes to rebuild as soon as possible. "We have a wonderful staff here and we want them to stay in work," he says. "We'll all stay here for the time being. There's a lot of damage and we won't be able to stick it back together again right away. It was a beautiful house."




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Kate Winslet And Her Sexy Curves Cover Glamour Magazine

Mar 1, 2011 03:09 PM

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Kate Winslet graces the April cover of Glamour magazine, and she looks absolutely amazing in this Herve Leger by Max Azria dress. The Oscar winning actress also sports a sleek little black number made by Victoria Beckham, and we're absolutely loving this look. Kinda reminds us of Jennifer Lawrence's sexy red Calvin Klein Academy Awards dress -- RAWR!

Anyway, Kate chats with the glossy about everything from weight issues to her acting roles, and here's what she had to say...

On being heavy when she was younger:

    “I will tell you that when I was heavy, people would say to me—and it was such a backhanded compliment—they would say, ‘You’ve got such a beautiful face,’ in the way of, like, ‘Oh, isn’t it a shame that from the neck down you’re questionable.’”

On whether or not she’s had plastic surgery or wants to change anything about her body:

    “No, I have never tried any of that stuff…. I don’t have parts of my body that I hate or would like to trade for somebody else’s or wish I could surgically adjust into some fantasy version of what they are.”

On choosing to play the roles of angst-ridden women:

    “It’s my chance to challenge myself to the fullest, which is one of the great joys about this job…. I love it when a character requires me to look less than my red-carpet best. It’s more fun playing a character that requires you to look like dog s--t.”

On what it was like to win the Oscar:

    “…I was the kid who never won the races. I never jumped the highest. I wasn’t on the list of the high-achieving. That wasn’t me, so winning the Oscar was like winning all the prizes in one single night that I never won as a kid. For me, it was an internal-fist-pumping moment of yes.”




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Report: Kate Winslet Romancing Hot Male Model Just Months After Divorce!

Jul 26, 2010 01:26 PM

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Kate Winslet split with her husband, genius director Sam Mendes, just four short months ago, but she's already getting cozy with hot Burberry model Louis Dowler!

According to a new report, Kate and Louis were introduced by mutual friends and have been spending a lot of time with each other, according to NOTW.

They may not have soooo much in common (do they have to?) but they are the same age, while Kate's ex Sam is ten years older.

"They've been on lots of dates and get on really well. It's early days for them but they enjoy each other's company," says a source.

And looking at that pic it's not hard to see why!

No offense to Sam, whom we think is a great director, but Kate's definitely upgraded in the looks department!




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Kate Winslet Keeps Us Guessing

May 29, 2010 11:11 AM

Kate Winslet was snapped on the set of the new HBO miniseries, Mildred Pierce, where she plays a single mother in Los Angeles during the Great Depression who is struggling to win her daughter back.

Kate's also set to start shooting an untitled comedy project in NYC, and we're not sure what the Academy Award winner is up to, but we'll find out soon enough! Apparently it's a feature film comprised of lots of short segments, and everyone from Hugh Jackman to Johnny Knoxville is in it.




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Kate Winslet's New Signature Look

Apr 19, 2010 11:39 AM

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Divorce? What divorce?

The 34-year-old Oscar-winning actress has thrown herself back into work after her and Sam Mendes' divorce announcement - Kate Winslet was spotted in NYC filming scenes for HBO's remake of Mildred Pierce and, well, it's refreshing to see an actress not obsessed with looking good 24/7! Because really, Kate is a gorgeous woman! Can't she play the siren in a movie... just once?






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Kate Winslet "Frustrated" With Husband's "Close Friendship" With Rebecca Hall, Report Says

Mar 17, 2010 12:45 PM

katerebeccaFINAL.jpgKate Winslet and director Sam Mendes are no longer a happily married couple, and according to the UK's Daily Mail, the 34-year-old actress is blaming her split on 27-year-old actress Rebecca Hall.

Reports claim that Hall and Mendes grew close over the years while working together on theatre projects in New York and London. The two first met back in 2006, when she made her film debut in Starter For 10 in which Mendes was executive producer.

Friends of the actress also say Hall, who has been described as "totally Sam's type," gave Mendes a "shoulder to cry on" during rough times in his 6-year marriage to Winslet.

However, a source close to Mendes tells X17online: "Sam and Rebecca are friends. They are not involved in any kind of a ‘relationship’ and that any suggestion otherwise would be very wide of the mark.

A source close to Hall adds, "Yes, they know each other. Anything beyond that is just crap.

Reps for Sam Mendes, Kate Winslet and Rebecca Hall have not returned our calls for comment.




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Kate Winslet And Husband Sam Mendes Split

Mar 15, 2010 10:55 AM

kwinslett022209_06_X17.jpg Kate Winslet and her husband Sam Mendes have split, according to her lawyers.

Attorney Keith Schilling released the following statement on the matter: "The split is entirely amicable and is by mutual agreement. Both parties are fully committed to the future joint parenting of their children."

Kate and Sam got married in May of 2003 and they have a son together. Kate also has a daughter from her previous marriage to Jim Threapleton, which lasted approximately three years.




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