Why Kate Winslet leaves her Oscar in the bathroom
Kate Winslet has found the perfect place to keep her Oscar: the bathroom.
“Everyone wants to have a hold, of course, and wants to stand up and go, ‘I’d like to thank my primary school teachers and my mom and dad,'” Winslet told Graham Norton about the award. “So the best place, really, for Oscar is actually the loo, because then when everyone goes in for a wee or a poo, they can really take their time in front of the mirror with Oscar. And you can always tell, because they flush and there’s another five minutes.”
Winslet won Best Actress for The Reader at the 2009 Oscars ceremony, and six years later she still treasures the recognition.
“When I did win, it was a really fantastic moment. It was a personal, fist-pumping moment. The biggest of my whole life,” Winslet said.
The actress, who stars in Steve Jobs, has relayed the bathroom anecdote before, recently telling the Wall Street Journal a similar story.