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I Was Told To Settle For Fat Girls Parts : Kate Winslet At BAFTA

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The 40 years old actress Kate Winslet won Bafta this year, 2016 for her role in the movie 'Steve Jobs'.
Kate Winslet opened about her insecurities in the past and said, 'I was told to settle for fat girls parts'.

The actress dedicated her award to women who are the subject to criticism. In her acceptance speech, Kate spoke about a not so pleasant incident from her past and said, '

I Was Told To Settle For Fat Girls Parts : Kate Winslet At BAFTA

'When I was younger, when I was 14, I was told by a drama teacher that I might do OK if I was happy to settle for the fat girl parts,'

'So, what I always feel in these moments is that any young woman who has ever been put down by a teacher, by a friend, by even a parent, just don't listen to any of it,' she continued.

'Because that's what I did - I kept on going and I overcame my fears and got over my insecurities.' The Titanic actress added.

Kate won her third Bafta, yesterday, February 14, 2016. She is also nominated for Oscars for her role in 'Steve Jobs'. If she wins the Oscars for Best Supporting Actress this year, it'll be her second Academy Award.

Previously, when she had just birthed her second child, she spoke about her weight gain and said, 'I would honestly say that I wouldn't change a thing,'

'What is so gorgeous about being the age I am is that all the ridiculous angst I might once have felt about having a bit of cellulite, or being a bit puffy in the face, or whatever, has evaporated,'

'I simply can't believe I ever spent any time wasting my life on that nonsense.' She added.

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