Kate Winslet from Mare of Easttown on her infamous GQ magazine cover
One story stood out among the flurry of coverage about gripping whodunit miniseries Mare of Easttown this week.
The crime drama, now streaming on Binge, stars 45 year old Kate Winslet as Mare Sheehan, a detective sergeant who puts her work and her family first. Her diet consists of beer and hoagies, eaten on the fly. She rarely wears make up and hasn been to a hairdresser in months.
When director Craig Zobel assured her he would cut out a bit of belly visible in the scene, Winslet objected, saying you dare! to The New York Times, Winslet also revealed she sent the show promotional poster back twice, demanding that heavy photoshopping on her face be removed.
were like, really, you can and I like, I know how many lines I have by the sides of my eye, please put them all back, she said.
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Back in 2003, when she was 27, Winslet spoke up about a stunning GQ magazine cover shoot she posed for.
The picture is gorgeous Winslet, smouldering and blonde, in a tight black corset and stockings. But the curvy, 169cm star looks more like a towering supermodel with long, slender legs.
Leave it to Winslet to settle the matter.
do not look like that, and more importantly, I don have a desire to look like that, she told hermes h bangle replica
the BBC shortly after the cover was released. actually have a Polaroid that the photographer gave me on the day of the shoot I can tell you they reduced the size of my legs by about a third. For my money it looks pretty good the way it was taken. Why Guy Pearce caused big trouble for Mare of Easttown
Those with long memories will recall just what a tabloid issue Winslet quote unquote was after the 1997 smash Titanic catapulted her from British period drama fixture to global movie star.
was almost laughable how shocking, how critical, how straight up cruel tabloid journalists were to me, she told the Guardian earlier this year.
would comment on my size, they estimate what I weighed, they print the supposed diet I was on. It was critical and horrible and so upsetting to read.
my 20s, people would talk about my weight a lot. And I would be called to comment on my physical self. Well, then I got this label of being ballsy and outspoken.