I was called a blubber- Kate Winslet talks about being bullied about her weight
Hollywood actress Kate Winslet has revealed that she was severely bullied for being fat. The actress made this revelation at a WE Day U.K. event within the week. She admitted she was made fun of for her weight throughout her childhood.
“I was always comparing myself to others,” Kate Winslet said, according to Us Weekly. “They called me ‘Blubber’; they teased me for wanting to act. Locked me in the cupboard and would laugh at me. I wasn’t the prettiest, and I was even told that I’d be lucky in my acting if I was happy to settle for the fat girl parts. I’d never let go of that, and they’d say, ‘You’re just not what we’re looking for, Kate.’ This unkindness made me feel truly horrendous.” She found a way out of that feeling through acting.
“I was always auditioning for the school plays. I didn’t really get very good parts, mind you, but I didn’t mind. I didn’t care. I would often get cast as the crocodile, or the scarecrow, or the dark fairy. I was even a dancing frog once. But it didn’t matter. I still loved it, I loved acting. It didn’t matter how big or small the parts were. I wanted to be great, and I was determined to keep learning.” she added.
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