"[After Titanic came out], I went into self-protective mode right away," Winslet said on the podcast. "It was like night and day from one day to the next. I was subject to a lot of personal physical scrutiny, I was criticized a lot, and the British press were quite unkind to me."
"I remember thinking, This is horrible, and I hope it passes," she went on. "It did definitely pass, but it made me realize that, if that's what being famous was, I was not ready to be famous."