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Kate Winslet honoured on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Published on Mar 18, 2014 6:00 AM

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Oscar-winning actress Kate Winslet was honoured with a star on the storied Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday, March 17, 2014 - hours after an earthquake jolted Tinseltown awake.

The Titanic star joked that the pre-dawn 4.4 magnitude quake, which was felt strongly across the Los Angeles area, occurred just as she was getting ready with a breast pump for her three-month old son.

"I had no idea that this was going to be such a well attended event," she said, referring to the quake as she accepted the honour on Hollywood Boulevard, noting that the shaker "frightened me quite a lot actually". The 38-year-old Brit said she headed for a nearby doorway, said to be a safe place in the event of a quake, "with my breast pump in my hand".

Winslet had a baby boy in December with new husband Ned RocknRoll. She already has a daughter, Mia Honey, with first husband Jim Threapleton and a son, Joe Alfie, with Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes.

Actress Kate Winslet at the ceremony honouring her with the 2,520th Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on March 17, 2014 in Hollywood, California. -- PHOTO: AFP
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