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The Most Empowering Kate Winslet Quotes

by Laura Chabal
07th Oct 2015

BEVERLY HILTON, CA - JANUARY 11: Actress Kate Winslet arrives at the 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 11, 2009 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

The Irish production house Element Pictures is attracting very talented and well-known celebrities for their next movie The Favourite directed by?Yorgos Lanthimos. His highly anticipated movie The Lobster?(winner of the?Jury Prize at Cannes) will be hitting our cinema screens on the 16th of October and stars high profile actors such as Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Lea Seydoux and Ben Whishaw.

For their next movie The Favourite,?Element Pictures are delighted to announce highly respected international actresses ?Kate Winslet, Emma Stone and Olivia Coleman will play parts in the movie. All three actresses have a BAFTA, Oscar or Golden Globe in the trophy cabinet.

The Favourite takes place at the end of the 17th century and follows the political machinations behind the scenes during the reign of Queen Anne, the last monarch of the House of Stuarts. Filming is set to start in the Spring.

With this exciting announcement, we share our favourite Kate Winslet quotes- ?we love a proud woman who stands up for herself and believes you must love yourself as you are.

ICYMI: Kate Winslet couldn’t care less about looking good in nude scenes. She is all about loving and accepting your body.

“Everyone can commit to 20 minutes, especially if there’s a glass of Chardonnay afterwards” – Talking about the gym and exercise.

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 30:  Kate WInslet attends the European premiere of "Divergent" at Odeon Leicester Square on March 30, 2014 in London, England.  (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)

“I do think it’s important for young women to know that magazine covers are retouched. People don’t really look like that. In films I might look glamorous, but I’ve been in hair and make-up for two hours.”

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 15:  Actress Kate Winslet poses in the press room with the Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television award for 'Mildred Pierce' at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 15, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

“As a child, I never heard one woman say to me, “I love my body”. Not my mother, my elder sister, my best friend. No one woman has ever said, “I am so proud of my body.” So I make sure to say it to Mia [her daughter], because a positive physical outlook has to start at an early age.”

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 21:  Actress Kate Winslet attends the "Mildred Pierce" premiere at the Ziegfeld Theatre on March 21, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

“I have wrinkles here, which are very evident. And I will particularly say when I look at movie posters, ‘You guys have airbrushed my forehead. Please can you change it back?’ I’d rather be the woman they’re saying ‘She’s looking older’ about than ‘She’s looking stoned.'”

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 27:  Actress Kate Winslet attends the "Titanic 3D" World Premeire at the Royal Albert Hall on March 27, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

“It doesn’t matter how old you are, or what you do in your life, you never stop needing your mum.”

attends the New York Premiere of "A Little Chaos" at Museum of Modern Art on June 17, 2015 in New York City.

?I would honestly say that I wouldn’t change a thing. Even all the bad bits. It doesn’t matter how ***** times have been, they all matter, because those things shape who you are. And if you don’t like who you are, well, then you’re f***** really, aren’t you??

TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 14:  Actress Kate Winslet attends "The Dressmaker" premiere during the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival at Roy Thomson Hall on September 14, 2015 in Toronto, Canada.  (Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images)

?I so didn’t want to be one of those ?Oh, wow, she’s back in shape after 12 weeks? women. When I read things like that, I just think, ?Oh, for ****’s sake, that’s actually impossible.??

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