Kate Winslet confused kids read bedtime stories in German accentJanuary 28th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 28 (ANI): British actress Kate Winslet has revealed that her two children would be baffled by her German accent when she read them bedtime stories, while practicing for her new film The Reader.
The Golden Globe Award-winning and Oscar nominated 2008 drama film features her as a Nazi concentration camp guard.
Winslet wanted to perfect her accent for the film, and thus she used it in her everyday life.
However, she revealed, her kidsMia, 8, by ex-husband Jim Threapleton, and Joe, 5, with current partner Sam Mendeswere confused as to why their mother was speaking in a German accent.
“They got mightily fed up with me reading bedtime stories with a German accent. They said, ”Mum, just be plain. Don”t do any funny stuff like voices. Just be regular.” Then I had to say, ”But, I”m not regular and I”m never going to be regular. When you”re a teenager you”re going to know that it’’s cool,”” Contactmusic quoted her as saying. (ANI)
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