I would always want to be telling the truth about who I am

Kate Winslets bold decision to not be photoshopped truly laudable
news Kate Winslet Friday, October 23, 2015 - 13:16

For the millions of young women across the world who look up to actors as role models, here is  one who can be truly called inspiring. 

Hollywood actor Kate Winslet in a new contract with L’Oreal, for promoting the Lancome line of products, has said that all ads will be free of retouches that will make her look any different than her original appearance.

This means that there won’t be any reshaping the face to make the star look more sharper in the ads nor will the wrinkles be removed digitally.

What's equally commendable is that the actor has also spoken about her responsibility, not just as a celebrity but also a successful woman towards guiding younger women. 

Speaking at the Elle Women event held in Hollywood on Tuesday, Winslet said that this decision comes from the responsibility she feels to the following generation of young women who look up to successful women in their chosen careers on the media. 

“I would always want to be telling the truth about who I am to that generation because they've got to have strong leaders. We're all responsible for raising strong young women, so these are things that are important to me," she said. 

Winslet has long been an advocate of "keeping-it-real" and looks as gorgeous at 40 now as she did nearly two decades ago as Rose in "Titanic".  

In a 2009 interview to Harper's Bazaars, the "Revolutionary Road" actor had famously said that she wouldn’t mind being referred to as a woman who looks "older" than one who looks "stoned". 

"I have wrinkles here, which are very evident," EOnline quotes her as saying. "And I will particularly say when I look at movie posters, 'You guys have airbrushed my forehead. Please, can you change it back?' I'd rather be the woman they're saying 'She's looking older' about than 'She's looking stoned.' "

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