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Kate Winslet on her 'Insurgent' character: 'She is Hitler'

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With the premiere of The Divergent Series: Insurgent just around the corner, Time caught up with star Kate Winslet to consider what factions her past characters might choose. And while she thinks Titanic‘s Rose would definitely be an Erudite—Clementine in The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind would be all over the place. 

“She probably would have picked them all,” Winslet told Time, “and dyed her hair a stripe of each faction: black on one side, white on one side, blue down the middle.”

Winslet returns to the series as the villainous Jeanine Matthews, who she calls a “female Hitler.” 

“I watched Insurgent the other night,” Winslet said, “and I really sat there thinking to myself, ‘Oh my god, she is Hitler.’ It is harsh, but it’s the truth. Her behavior is diabolical. It really is appalling. The only thing that saved me from disliking her as much as I did is that I know she never existed.”  

To read more about the upcoming Insurgent film, why Winslet wanted more fight scenes, and how she’s the “cool mom,” head on over to Time

The Divergent Series: Insurgent hits theaters March 20.