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Infamous Titanic Prop Sells for $720K

Viewers have long wondered why DiCaprio's Jack couldn't fit on wooden slab with Winslet's Rose

(Newser) - Conspiracy theorists have long argued that Kate Winslet's Rose had plenty of room for Leonardo DiCaprio's Jack on the floating door she clung to in the icy waters of the movie Titanic, after they'd abandoned ship. Now, one lucky person will get to examine those dimensions for...

Why Kate Winslet Objected to Sex Scene Edit

She's a middle-aged actor playing a middle-aged woman, for one thing

(Newser) - Kate Winslet plays Pennsylvania detective Mare Sheehan in HBO's Mare of Easttown, whose jaw-dropping finale aired Sunday. It's a role in which "there are clearly no filters," the actor tells the New York Times . It's "why people have connected with this character." It'...

Kate Winslet Managed to Hold Her Breath for 7 Minutes

While filming a scene for 'Avatar 2'

(Newser) - Talk about dedication to your craft. Screenrant reports Kate Winslet held her breath for a full seven minutes while filming underwater for Avatar 2. And it turns out that's apparently a record for an actor, besting the 6 minutes Tom Cruise clocked in one go while filming Mission Impossible ...

Winslet Takes 'Responsibility': 'What the F--- Was I Doing?'

Actress expresses regret for working with Woody Allen, Roman Polanski in frank 'Vanity Fair' chat

(Newser) - Kate Winslet is dealing with quarantine just like most of us are, but she's fully aware that she's not like most of us. "I'm trundling along with life," she tells Vanity Fair in what the magazine calls a "wonderfully frank, free-roaming conversation" this week....

James Cameron: Jack 'Had to Die' in Titanic

Otherwise, the ending would have been 'meaningless,' he argues

(Newser) - As the New York Daily News notes, the show Mythbusters once devoted an episode to proving that both Jack and Rose could have survived on that floating door near the end of Titanic. So why did Leo DiCaprio's character have to die? "The answer is very simple because...

10 Stars Who've Saved Lives—for Real

Some have saved multiple lives

(Newser) - Some actors do more than just play action heroes on screen— The Stir rounds up stars who are action heroes in real life. Here are 10 who likely saved lives:
  1. Mark Harmon: The NCIS star saw a car crash and catch on fire in 1996, and broke the window with

Kate Winslet: Yeah, Leo Could Have Fit on Titanic Board

Actress admits to Jimmy Kimmel that Rose could have saved Jack

(Newser) - Kate Winslet has finally addressed a concern some Titanic fans have probably had for years: Why did her character, Rose, let Leonardo DiCaprio's character, Jack, die when there was clearly a door floating in the ocean that was large enough for both of them to ride to rescue? "...

Fassbender Is Brilliant as Steve Jobs
 Is Brilliant as 
 Steve Jobs 

Fassbender Is Brilliant as Steve Jobs

Critics love him and Aaron Sorkin's 'three-act' script

(Newser) - Audiences have given Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs a so-so rating of 65% on Rotten Tomatoes . Critics, on the other hand, have given it a 91% rating, calling the film one of the year's best. Here's what they're saying:
  • The film unfolds like a "three-act play,

5 Celebs Who Bared It All on the Big Screen

Go naked? Not a problem

(Newser) - Nudity? That's nothing. These nine stars rounded up by The Stir bared all on the big screen:
  • Katie Holmes: Her scene came in 2000's The Gift, opposite Greg Kinnear.
  • Kate Winslet: She's gone full-frontal in The Reader, Iris, and Holy Smoke, plus topless in Titanic.

6 Stars Who Divorced Twice... Before Hitting 40

These celebs seem pretty unlucky in love

(Newser) - Impressive or disturbing? You decide. These 12 celebrities rounded up by Radar all managed to rack up two divorces ... before the age of 40. A sampling:
  • Kate Winslet: She divorced Jim Threapleton in 2001 and later divorced Sam Mendes; she's now 38 and on hubby No. 3 .
  • Teri Hatcher:

7 Cursed Oscar Couples
 7 Cursed Oscar Couples 

7 Cursed Oscar Couples

They broke up within a year of an Academy Award win

(Newser) - Winning an Oscar is great ... but for these couples, rounded up by People , it was followed by the demise of their relationship less than a year later:
  • George Clooney and Stacy Keibler: As a co-producer of Argo, Clooney won Best Picture last year—five months later, he and Keibler broke

16 Secret Celeb Weddings
 16 Secret Celeb Weddings 

16 Secret Celeb Weddings

Not every star needs all the fanfare

(Newser) - The latest celebrity couple to get married in secret? Leighton Meester and Adam Brody (aka Blair Waldorf from Gossip Girl and Seth Cohen from The OC). PopSugar rounds up quite a few more stars whose weddings surprised us. A sampling:
  • Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard: They quietly got hitched at

Bruce Willis Is 'for Sale for $1M a Day'

Inside the trendy Hollywood practice of 'boarding' big stars

(Newser) - The latest trend in Hollywood: "boarding" a big star, which means flying an actor in to film all his scenes for a movie in just a few days or weeks—and paying him far less than his actual quote. Filmmakers get a big name for less, and actors are...

Mushy Labor Day Doesn't Work
 Mushy Labor Day Doesn't Work  
Movie Review

Mushy Labor Day Doesn't Work

Critics rip Jason Reitman's romantic melodrama

(Newser) - Jason Reitman (Up In the Air, Juno) is a respected filmmaker, and Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin are respected performers. But critics definitely don't respect their new collaboration Labor Day, a melodramatic romance between a depressed single mother and an escaped convict, based on a Joyce Maynard novel. Here'...

Winslet Explains Baby's Name
 Winslet Explains Baby's Name 

Winslet Explains Baby's Name

'Rocknroll' was never an option, Kate tells Glamour

(Newser) - For all of you who were waiting with bated breath to see whether Kate Winslet and Ned Rocknroll would saddle their child with his father's unfortunate last name , well, that was never an option. "It was always going to have my name. [Her first two children] Mia and...

The Weird Ways 15 Celebs Stay Skinny

Grapefruit and lemon juice and baby food, oh my

(Newser) - Sure, if you want to lose weight you could just eat fewer calories and go to the gym, but what fun would that be? Radar rounds up 30 weird diet and exercise tricks celebrities use to stay thin. Click through the gallery for a sampling, or check out the complete...

Kate Winslet Names New Kid Bear

We guess that is what happens after you marry Ned Rocknroll?

(Newser) - USA Today this weekend reported that "Bear" was the 9th most popular name for male dogs in 2013. It is apparently also a popular Hollywood baby name. Alicia Silverstone's 2-year-old son Bear Blu now has a friend in Bear Winslet, born Dec. 7 . A rep for actress...

Winslet Expecting Baby No. 3 With Hubby No. 3

Also pregnant: Jennifer Love Hewitt

(Newser) - So far, Kate Winslet has given her children refreshingly normal names (Mia and Joe), but there's no way around her third one getting an odd last name. Winslet is expecting her first baby with Ned Rocknroll, whom she married in December , her rep confirms to ABC News . And she'...

10 Celebrity Heroes
 10 Celebrity Heroes 

10 Celebrity Heroes

Harrison Ford is just like Indiana Jones, sort of

(Newser) - Heidi Klum became the latest star-turned-superhero when she helped to pull her son and his nannies from a riptide. ETOnline rounds up nine more celebs who've saved the day:
  • Harrison Ford is good at finding lost hikers. In 2001, he joined a search party and found a missing Boy

12 Co-Stars Who Also Co-Starred in Each Others' Weddings

In the end, 'Jack' walked 'Rose' down the aisle

(Newser) - Admit it: You let out a big "awww" when you heard that Leonardo DiCaprio (aka Jack from Titanic) walked Kate Winslet (aka Rose from aforementioned Titanic) down the aisle at her third wedding . The Huffington Post rounds up 11 more celebrity co-stars who participated in each others' weddings:
  • Victor

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