kate winslet wins emmy gi Kate Winslet on Sam Mendes divorce: 'I'm soldiering on'Oscar winner Kate Winslet looked stunning as she accepted her Emmy Award for “Mildred Pierce,” but she admits to Harper’s Bazaar that she is still coping with the fall-out from her divorce with Sam Mendes.

“As a woman, especially when you
have children, one gets so good at soldiering on – almost too good,” she tells the mag. “I
realise that I probably had very few moments of allowing that sadness to
emerge – I kept pushing it away, not even really sharing it a huge amount
with friends. Because you know what it’s like – as soon as you open that can
of worms, it’s so big, you wish you’d never taken the goddamn lid off.”

She says that a special friend of hers reminded her that it’s okay to be emotional when you need it. “I’ve had to remind myself to have those moments of being able to have a good
cry, but it did take someone putting their hand on me – a gay male friend,
actually, who put his hand on my shoulder, and said, ‘It’s OK, you can cry
about this, and maybe you should.'”

In fact, Winslet may owe some of her recent success to the emotions associated with the divorce, particularly with the critically acclaimed “Mildred Pierce.” “There’s a scene where Mildred and Bert are divorced and they sit
down together, because they’ve got to settle on a cause. The first stage of
my divorce with Sam came through on that day – on the very day that we were
shooting. So that scene is nothing to do with acting.”

Posted by:Carina MacKenzie