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Kate Winslet’s inspiring message for young girls

“I think I feel very strongly that it's important to also say to young girls that we don't look like that all the time.”

Kate Winslet has never been one to shy away from her past as a bullied child.
This time the 40-year-old actress has opened up to CBS Sunday Morning about the difficult experience that ultimately helped shape her into the successful woman she is today.
"I was teased for how I looked," the Oscar winner said in the interview. "In part, yeah, because I was quite stocky as a child. And I was very much teased for that."
"You know, we walk down red carpets. You know, it's part of the job," she explained. "But I think I feel very strongly that it's important to also say to young girls that we don't look like that all the time."
Winslet first spoke about her painful bullying encounters in 2006, telling Parade that fellow classmates nicknamed her "Blubber".
Last year the star recounted how she built up the courage to confront a particularly "awful" tormentor as an adult.
"She was working on a beauty counter in a department store," the Steve Jobs star told Bear Grylls on his show Running Wild with Bear Grylls. "I went up to her and said, 'I want to thank you for being such a bitch because it made me a lot stronger.'"
Watch Kate Winslet recount the meeting to Bear Grylls: