Kate Winslet has confessed that she couldn’t stop herself from crying when she reunited with Leonardo DiCaprio for the first time in three years.
The duo first worked together on the box office hit Titanic over 24 years ago and have kept in touch ever since.
And now the 46-year-old actress has opened up about their first meeting in years after they had struggled to meet due to strict Covid restrictions.
Kate said she met the 47-year-old in Los Angeles and told The Guardian she “couldn’t stop crying” when they first met again.
“I’ve known him for half my life!” she exclaimed.
“It’s not as if I’ve found myself in New York or he’s been in London and there’s been a chance to have dinner or grab a coffee and a catchup. We haven’t been able to leave our countries. Like so many friendships globally, we’ve missed each other because of Covid.”
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She added that the pair had “bonded for life” over the years after meeting on set.
As well as Titanic the Oscar-winning duo also teamed up together in 2008 when they played a married couple who were struggling with their relationship in Revolutionary Road.
Speaking about Titanic, Kate said that the gruelling schedule helped them come together but joked that Wolf of Wall Street star had more days off than she did.
“I guess I was raised to be grateful and just get on with it. I didn’t feel it was my right to be miserable, and if I was miserable I certainly would not have let a journalist know,” she said.
Kate had previously spoke about their close relationship in 2017. Speaking to E Online at the time she said: “You don’t even want to know the last conversation we had, because it was so funny and made me laugh so much.
“Sometimes we do quote the odd Titanic line back and forth to each other, because only we can, and we find it really funny.”
Earlier this month the actress was named on the glitzy list of Golden Globe nominees for next year.
The highly-anticipated nominations for the 79th Golden Globe Awards were revealed and Kate was nominated for Best Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series for her performance in Sky Atlantic’s Mare of Easttown where she plays a burnt-out cop from Pennsylvania.
Her character does her best to work on a hideous murder case, despite her own life crumbling around her in the drama.
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