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Kate Winslet's 'Oh, Okay' Attitude Toward Posing Nude

05/31/2011 at 10:30 AM ET

Kate Winslet on why she posed nude
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Kate Winslet has bared it all for the cameras before, even coached others through the process. But the star explained recently just how photographer Mario Testino got her to strip down. “You know that his biggest strength without 
fail is making women look beautiful,” she said at the El Museo del Barrio gala Thursday evening in New York City, as she presented the celebrity favorite with an award honoring his career. “When Mario turns to you and says, ‘It’s beautiful, but I think it
 would work better naked, no?’ How can one refuse?” Winslet, who has talked openly about issues with her body, explained, “No matter what
 insecurities about oneself a subject may have, Mario makes them go away 
like a magician.” She continued, “One moment you are in the hair and makeup chair fully 
clothed and wishing you had smoother skin, longer legs and smaller feet and then Mario comes in and in that charming way he takes you by the
 hand and says, ‘Don’t worry it’s going to be amazing.’” Testino, who also shot the famed engagement portraits of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, says convincing Winslet was as easy as she claims. “I said to her, I want you to pose 
nude for this exhibition,” he said of the “Todo o Nada” exhibit that will open in Rome in July. “And she was like, ‘Oh, okay, Mario.’ 

She said yes right away.” That didn’t come as a surprise to Testino. “Most of them I think trust me. I would never let them down.”Kim Peiffer, with reporting by K.C. Baker

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Gray Matter on

I can’t care less if she poses naked or not, but I am so sick and tired that only female celebrities do it. I want to see man meat for a change, they can submit to the humiliation as well, can’t they, or could it be that they have more gray matter that prevents them from focusing on their beauty like women do and live for??? No wonder we don’t have a woman president. But we do have plenty of silicone inflated sk’ank

Cindy on

Winslet is a talented , talented actress.

Don on

Kate is pretty hot, not naturally beautiful but sexy, there is a difference between the two.

周智森 on

一直很喜欢kate winslate,记忆最深刻是她在《泰坦尼克号》里的出色表演,令人记忆深刻,中国人也记忆深刻。

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