Actress says she was nicknamed Blubber at school


Kate Winslet was teased about her weight as a child.

The Oscar-winning actress was nicknamed Blubber and locked in an art cupboard by classmates.

I was bullied for being chubby, says Kate. I had, No one will ever fancy me!”… well into my teens.

‘Even now I do not consider myself to be some kind of great, sexy beauty.

But Kate, 33, who won the Best Actress Academy Award for The Reader, has accepted herself.

‘I dont mind the way Im ageing, she tells Marie Claire. I think I look my age, and thats fine.

‘I dont think I look younger than 33 and I dont think I look particularly older than 33. I think Im sort of holding it together.

Meanwhile, Kate says shes annoyed that people don’t think she’s working-class.
Because I speak nicepeople think I’m lying,’ she adds.

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