Sunday, September 19, 2021
HomeNewsKate Winslet doesn't want to retouch nude scenes

Kate Winslet doesn’t want to retouch nude scenes

Nude scenes are not uncommon for Kate Winslet. Already in “Titanic” the British woman showed herself without a shell. At the age of 45, she is – as the actress herself says – no longer the best choice when it comes to these kinds of scenes. Perhaps that is precisely why she relied on one hundred percent naturalness in her new role as police officer Mare Sheehan in the HBO series “Mare of Easttown”. She made this more than clear to the director.

During the filming, a sex scene with her series colleague Guy Pearce (45) was in the script, in which – as Winslet revealed in an interview with the “New York Times” – “a little tummy” could be seen. Completely okay for the Hollywood star, after all, her series character is a “complete, imperfect woman with a face and a body that corresponds to her age, her life and her history”. You don’t get to see something like that often enough.

No retouching and extra lighting!

For this reason, Winslet resisted when director Craig Zobel (53) offered her to portray her in the nude scene in a flattering way and to hide her stomach. “Don’t you dare change me,” she is reported to have said. The actress really wanted her figure to look natural. In addition to unfavorable clothing, the crew is said to have used extra lighting that makes Winslet’s skin look “dull”. For the Briton, all reasons why “the audience felt so connected to the small town policeman”.

But it wasn’t just on the TV screen that she resisted retouching. She also sent the series poster back twice because she was not satisfied with the way her face was processed. «I said: ‘Folks, I know how many wrinkles my eyes have. Please pack them all back again ›.» For years, Winslet has contractually guaranteed photos for various magazines that the photos will not be processed.

(L’essentiel / Katrin Ofner)

Questions and answers about the comment function
“Why does it sometimes take so long for my comment to become visible?”

Our readers comment diligently – hundreds of opinions on all sorts of topics are received every day. Since the editorial department is responsible for all content on the website, the contributions are viewed in advance. This sometimes just takes some time.

“Why was my comment deleted?”

The contribution may have been written in a foreign language. We only allow comments in the national languages ​​Luxembourgish, German and French. Posts containing insults, slander or defamation will be deleted immediately. Even comments that are virtually illegible or written in capital letters due to a lack of spelling will never see the light of day.

“Do I have the right to have my comments activated?”

«L’essentiel» is not obliged to publish detailed comments. Likewise, the commenting readers have no right to the fact that their written contributions appear on the page.

Do you have general questions about the comment function?

Write to
Note: We do not answer questions that relate to individual comments.

Most popular reader comments

The latest reader comments



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Trending News

Recent Comments