“I’ve known him for half my life! It’s not as if I’ve found myself in New York or he’s been in London and there’s been a chance to have dinner or grab a coffee and a catchup,” she continued.
“We haven’t been able to leave our countries. Like so many friendships globally, we’ve missed each other because of COVID-19.”
The two first starred together as Jack and Rose in the Romeo and Juliet-like 1997 blockbuster film Titanic, directed by James Cameron, and later as husband and wife in the 2008 romantic drama film Revolutionary Road.
The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind star also reflected on how young both of them were when they were filming Titanic.
“I turned 21 on that shoot, and Leo turned 22,” she said wistfully, according to the outlet.
Winslet, who is now aged 46, and DiCaprio, now 47, have both done pretty well for themselves in the 25 years since they met on the ship set — Winslet has an Oscar, four Golden Globe Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, two Primetime Emmy Awards and even a Grammy Award, to name a few honours, meanwhile DiCaprio has won 101 awards of his 252 nominations, finally clinching an Oscar in 2016 for Best Actor after years of online campaigns from fans.
“He’s my friend, my really close friend,” Winslet said of the Once Upon a Time in Hollywood star.
“We’re bonded for life.”
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