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Actress Kate Winslet recounts being solicited to accept “fat girl” roles when she was a young actor in the movie business.

In an effort to combat the industry’s emphasis on actors having a specific appearance, Kate Winslet is becoming more candid. In a recent interview, the Academy Award and Emmy winner discussed how, as a young actor, she was advised to take “fat girl” roles and that even her agent would frequently be asked, “How’s her weight?”

Kate Winslet On Demeaning Calls

In Peter Jackson’s 1994 crime movie Heavenly Creatures, the star of Mare of Easttown made her acting debut as the murderess Juliet Hulme. When she was 22 years old, James Cameron’s Titanic (1997), in which she co-starred with Leonardo DiCaprio, catapulted her to international fame and fortune.

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“When I was younger, calls asking, ‘How’s her weight?’ would reach my agent. I’m not kidding,” the actor recounted, acknowledging how challenging it was to interpret what the press was saying about her. “Having the flipping News of the World delivered to my door was difficult enough, but it is no longer sufficient. There is no such thing as today’s news being tomorrow’s fish and chip paper”, she insisted.

In an interview with The Sunday Times, Kate is now opening up about the industry standards she encountered as a young performer after decades of noteworthy performances. Regarding the pressures that female actresses must deal with, the actor noted, “It can be quite negative.”

“People face scrutiny that is too much for a young, impressionable person to handle. However, she noted that there has been a heartening change in the film industry.

Kate stated that she now selects roles where she can be as true to the reality as possible and that she is very concerned “about being that actress who moves their face and has a physique that jiggles.” She declared, “I make every decision with integrity because if I don’t, I’ll be trash.” Avatar: The Way of Water, which hits theatres on December 16, features the actor alongside Titanic director James Cameron.

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