Leo Helping Kate Through Divorce
Plus, Sam Mendes finds his own special friend
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Mar 17, 2010 7:28 AM CDT
Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio arrive on the red carpet for the European premiere of Revolutionary Road, at a central London cinema, Sunday, Jan. 18, 2009.   (AP Photo/Edmond Terakopian)

(Newser) – Kate Winslet’s best friend and two-time onscreen lover is helping her through her divorce from Sam Mendes. Leonardo DiCaprio and Winslet “were so young when Titanic came out, so it's fair to say they basically grew up together, professionally at least,” a source tells the Sun. "Kate has always really adored Leo and feels like she can tell him anything,” the source continues. “He's been a rock for her." They last starred together in Revolutionary Road—right around the time Winslet’s marriage started going south.

Meanwhile, the Mirror reports Mendes has found his own special friend: actress Rebecca Hall, whom he cast in two of his plays. Though there’s no sign of cheating, the relationship bothered Kate and was “one of the factors” leading to the demise of the marriage, a friend says.

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Observer
Mar 17, 2010 8:55 PM CDT
I'd help her too. Help her out of her panties and bra.
blackhawk725
Mar 17, 2010 8:31 PM CDT
he may be standing behind her buts its not gona be to see her pretend to fly and by the by where is Bar Rafeli while all this is going on , now there's a real class act
Landshark
Mar 17, 2010 4:20 PM CDT
Kate Winslet has filed an official restraining order against NEWSER (stalker alert)...pleasee make it stop....the horse is dead already!!!