After the smashing success of Titanic in 1997, Kate Winslet quickly realized it was going to be difficult to keep her personal life private.
The world watched as she met her first husband, director Jim Threapleton, on the set of Hideously Kinky, and then as they got married in 1998.
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But after three years and one child together, the two called it quits. The actress admitted in WSJ Magazine that, while she was able to keep the details under wraps, all the tabloid attention took its toll:
"No one teaches you, and also no one particularly helps you. It's a very specific thing to ask people to understand. 'So-and-so was mean about me in the newspaper.' 'Oh, just ignore it.' But you can't, because it's not true."
It wasn't too long after her first marriage that she fell for another director, Sam Mendes. After they tied the knot, they also had a kid.
This relationship lasted a solid seven years before the two decided to split. The English beauty vented about the frustration of going through multiple marriages, especially with the media hounding her:
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