Not that we thought she would…in a million years. But Kate Winslet fans can breathe a sigh of relief: She has officially revealed she is not taking her new husband, Ned Rocknroll’s surname. Phew!
“I was never going to change my name to Rocknroll,” the Oscar-winning actress tells the UK’s Telegraph. “I’ve never changed my name to anything, so I didn’t see a reason to start now.”
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In fact, she likes her own name just fine. “I quite like Kate Winslet,” she admits. “In fact I think it’s very flashy.” Ha!
Kate, 37, has other, less “flashy,” reasons for wanting to keep her name, however. “I’m one of three girls, and we have one boy in our family,” she explains. “So essentially the only person who is going to carry the name along is my brother, and he doesn’t have any children at the moment.”
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Does this mean that Kate and Ned’s new baby might carry the Winslet name? We’ll see…!
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