The actress explains why she still cringes over her Titanic nude scene and refuses to sign copies of that naked drawing
When Kate Winslet stripped down for that steamy portrait-drawing scene in Titanic, she never thought the pictures would still be following her around 17 years later.
The 38-year-old actress revealed to Yahoo! that her fans have a somewhat creepy habit of printing out copies of the drawing that Leonardo DiCaprio‘s character did of her in the hit 1997 film – and asking her to sign them.
Even worse? They also print out screengrabs of her actually naked, posing for the sketch.
‘I don’t sign that [picture],’ Kate said. ‘It feels very uncomfortable. Why would you do that? People ask me to sign that a lot.’
She continued, ‘There’s a photo of it as well that someone has lifted from a still of the film, and that photo gets passed around too. I’m like “No! I didn’t mean for it to be a photograph that I would end up seeing still 17 years later.”‘
But clearly Kate’s fans are not getting the message. She’s been on a whirlwind press tour over the past few weeks, promoting her upcoming film Divergent – and the Titanic pics just keep cropping up.
One fan presented her with the drawing at the Los Angeles premire, and another handed her the naked picture at the London premiere. But at least that one was cropped from the chest up…