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'Titanic' Theme Song Makes Me Want To Throw Up, Kate Winslet Says
LATimes ^ | April 15, 2012 | Rene Lynch

Posted on 04/15/2012 6:51:06 PM PDT by Steelfish

'Titanic' Theme Song Makes Me Want To Throw Up, Kate Winslet Says

By Rene Lynch April 15, 2012

And the Oscar for the most refreshingly candid actress goes to ... "Titanic" star Kate Winslet!

Check out the above video of Winslet making the media rounds in advance of the re-release of "Titanic," the mega-blockbuster that made her a household name and earned her an Academy Award nomination for best actress. Winslet had two options going into this interview. She could have done the whole Hollywood-smiley-face thing and gushed on and on about how the 1997 movie changed her life, about how much she loves it, about the on-screen magic she shared with co-star Leonardo DiCaprio ... blah, blah, blah.

Or Winslet could have told it like it is.

Winslet said that she feels "like throwing up" when she hears the soaring theme song of "Titanic." In fact, she said, the signature Celine Dion ballad "haunts" her.

"I wish I could say, 'Oh listen everybody! It's the Celine Dion song!' But I don't. I just have to sit there, you know, kinda straight-faced, with a massive internal eye roll," she said.

It's no wonder she feels that way: "My Heart Will Go On" follows Winslet wherever she goes.

"Every time I go into either some kind of a bar in a hotel where there's a live pianist or into a restaurant where they are changing their music according to who walks in the door ... it's thrilling for people to 'surprise' me with the Celine Dion song," she said. (snip)

"It rather haunts me," she said of the song. "Bless you, Celine, but it does rather haunt me."

(Excerpt) Read more at latimes.com ...


TOPICS: Music/Entertainment; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: titanic; titanicfilm; titanicmovie; titanicping
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1 posted on 04/15/2012 6:51:11 PM PDT by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish

Ditto, Kate. Ditto


2 posted on 04/15/2012 6:53:58 PM PDT by The_Sword_of_Groo ("No mind is thoroughly well organized that is deficient in a sense of humor.")
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To: Steelfish; re_nortex

Just happened to see this come up.

I can’t blame her, but then, that actually is typical Hollywood - despise the 1 huge thing in your career that made your career. Happens with all of them - they want to “get beyond” that big moment, big break. Christopher Reeve didn’t like being Superman, blah blah blah....


3 posted on 04/15/2012 6:54:58 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: Steelfish

I prefer the Tom Petty “Titanic Song.”

Titanic, what a really great song
Titanic, that boat was long
Titanic, Celine Dion should be chained to the
Ti-Tan-Ick!


4 posted on 04/15/2012 6:55:19 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse
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To: Steelfish

The ending made me sick. The very last minute of the movie where she threw the diamond in to the ocean. Disgusting, feed some starving children or something.
This movie has been out for some time and if you think I am giving spoilers, I am going to take one from the folks at Penny Arcade. Huge spoiler on the Bible. Jesus dies at the end!


5 posted on 04/15/2012 6:57:00 PM PDT by nerdwithagun (I'd rather go gun to gun then knife to knife.)
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To: Steelfish

She is what my mother would have called an ingrate.


6 posted on 04/15/2012 6:58:34 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (For every black person murdered by a white, thirty-nine white people are murdered by blacks.)
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To: the OlLine Rebel

She probably heard it about a billion times when making the movie. There are very few songs I can listen to over and over without wanting to not hear it again ever.


7 posted on 04/15/2012 7:04:18 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izqzTH2hskc
8 posted on 04/15/2012 7:04:34 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (For every black person murdered by a white, thirty-nine white people are murdered by blacks.)
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To: Steelfish

‘Titanic’ Theme Song Makes Me Want To Throw Up, Kate Winslet Says
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Yeah? the whole *MOVIE* and you in it makes me want to throw up.


9 posted on 04/15/2012 7:04:50 PM PDT by mamelukesabre (I take Olive Oyl on me spinach. She said she didn't go in for that kinky stuff but she does now)
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To: Steelfish
My favorite song about the Titanic is The Wreck of the Titanic by Vernon Dalhart, performing as Jeff Calhoun, one of his many pseudonyms.
10 posted on 04/15/2012 7:05:10 PM PDT by Fiji Hill (Deo Vindice!)
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To: nerdwithagun
Huge spoiler on the Bible. Jesus dies at the end!

If you think that is what happened at the end, you are wrong and you never have read the Bible. That was not the end of the story. Jesus died for your sins so that you may have eternal life, BUT He was resurrected from the dead, to prove God has power over death. Death could not hold Jesus in the grave. Jesus is alive!

11 posted on 04/15/2012 7:06:07 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: nerdwithagun

I wasI have spent my life since avoiding it wherever possible. I wished to go down in history as the man who died with the least knowledge of it.

And you just ruined my perfect record. Thank you. But my heart will go on ;)


12 posted on 04/15/2012 7:09:52 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Steelfish

We just finished watching the whole Titanic thing. Sort of interesting but even my engineer husband agrees that its all a bit gay.


13 posted on 04/15/2012 7:23:18 PM PDT by Mercat
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To: Norm Lenhart

The sappy Titanic song will go on and on!


14 posted on 04/15/2012 7:25:46 PM PDT by Wilhelm Tell (True or False? This is not a tag line.)
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To: Steelfish

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4u6-pecrzCo
Maybe she would like Peter Paul and Marys version.


15 posted on 04/15/2012 7:27:12 PM PDT by ThomasThomas ("Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into!")
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To: Steelfish

Could be worse. It could have been “You light up my life”.


16 posted on 04/15/2012 7:29:23 PM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: Norm Lenhart

I thought the last song the band on the Titanic played was “Nearer My God to Thee”.

New research shows it was actually Celine Dion singing “My Heart Will Go On”, and that is when the ship broke in two, forward of the third funnel.


17 posted on 04/15/2012 7:31:17 PM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. Be Andrew Breitbart.)
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To: Steelfish
"Every time I go into either some kind of a bar in a hotel where there's a live pianist or into a restaurant where they are changing their music according to who walks in the door ... it's thrilling for people to 'surprise' me with the Celine Dion song," she said. (snip)

I'm just a regular slob so this concept fascinates me. There are bars, restaurants, hotels which change music according to who is walking in? Where and who? I would think that there are very few people who actually have their own "theme song".

18 posted on 04/15/2012 7:32:47 PM PDT by Dianna
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To: mamelukesabre
thank you...
19 posted on 04/15/2012 7:34:49 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

You are correct, she is an ingrate; the movie has made her MILLIONS of dollars, she is an international star and famous world-wide. She reminds me of another ingrate: a girl named Fox who bit the hand that fed her and made her a star... where is she today? Nowheresville.


20 posted on 04/15/2012 7:38:02 PM PDT by Jmouse007 (Lord deliver us from evil, in Jesus name, amen.)
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To: Mercat

This would have saved you a lot of time.

Titanic in 5 Seconds
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JXh4xf49hYk


21 posted on 04/15/2012 7:38:11 PM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
She is what my mother would have called an ingrate.

And your mother would have been correct.

If poor baby Kate Winslet gets so upset about a movie song, perhaps she should leave films and get a job as a waitress or a taxi driver.

22 posted on 04/15/2012 7:38:37 PM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I carrying this lantern? you ask. I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: CrazyIvan

Or even worse “Muskrat Love”


23 posted on 04/15/2012 7:41:05 PM PDT by Krankor
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To: CrazyIvan

Onoz. I remember that song.

“You light up my life”.

The first 10 times faded into the invasion of the body snatchers 10,000, and I was reduced to preferential white noise.

Nothing is worse, however, than being anywhere near food when Karen Carpenter comes on. Such a beautiful voice and reputation as a singer all shot to pieces next to a sandwich.


24 posted on 04/15/2012 7:41:31 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: CrazyIvan

Could of been “Feelings” or “Seasons in the Sun”, too! Or “Maybe, I’m Amazed”! “My Way”?


25 posted on 04/15/2012 7:42:33 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Steelfish

Finally, a Hollywood star shows some sense!


26 posted on 04/15/2012 7:45:15 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Krankor

Communist!!!

Don’t you buze that poor widdle muwskwat song! I haZ it! ;)

Now say anything by Babs Streisand...kill it with nuclear fire. But Muskrats whirl and twirl and tangle...like the heavens above...so there.


27 posted on 04/15/2012 7:48:54 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: exit82

If only she could have been there to “touch those things!” like she wished for the poor folk. Preferably at a depth of -2000 ft. Sans sub.


28 posted on 04/15/2012 7:51:47 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Dianna
"I'm just a regular slob so this concept fascinates me. There are bars, restaurants, hotels which change music according to who is walking in? Where and who? I would think that there are very few people who actually have their own "theme song". "

A long time ago in a galaxy far far away I was for a short time a piano player in some of the bars in Cleveland and Columbus Ohio and there were rules for the crowd. Such as when the gray haired clientele was in the bar/club you stuck to waltzes and big band era stuff. Where as the Narrow Tie crowd being young career types (it was the early 80s) out for some warm up activity before heading to the hot spots you played lots of Billy Joel etc.

And if a regular walked in (wanting his tonic and gin [/Piano Man]} You would do well to break into the Song He requested most. Cause he'd get a drink from the Bar and put Bread in your Jar, And say, "Man, what are you doin' here?" (With Apologies to Mr. Joel)

Its all about connecting with the customers and good Bar Musicians and Bar Managers have known such for years.

For instance You've got a choice between a really good local Bar Band who can play anything you want but the people that tend to appreciate them are older and don't stay as late and don't spend much on booze. OR you can get the New Local band that barely can stay on the beat let alone in tune but they are loud AND all the girls in the area are totally in love with the lead singer which brings in the hot chicks which brings in the guys who buy lots of drinks and hang around all night trying to get laid.

Just a matter of Bar economics.

29 posted on 04/15/2012 7:56:39 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: dfwgator

Very cute. My nephew and his friends post lots of 30 minute films. Usually involving zombies.


30 posted on 04/15/2012 7:57:16 PM PDT by Mercat
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To: nerdwithagun

Or give a whopping inheritance to your granddaughter. (so she wouldnt have to work as a seamstress lol) If she had tried to sell it, would the insurance company that paid Nathan Hockley for its “loss” be able to come after her for a reimubursement? Statute of limitations I would think. That was nauseating to see that thing splash.


31 posted on 04/15/2012 7:57:29 PM PDT by H.Akston (If I had a son, I'd want him to be like Brian Terry, whose death is being ignored by Eric Holder)
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To: Norm Lenhart

She made a fortune on the misery of 1500 people and their families.

A little gratitude would be in order.

BTW, I’d make her go down to -2.5 miles with James Cameron.
I watched his 2 hour special on the Titanic and he ruined it with globaloney warming nonsense in the last two minutes.

Sub would be optional.


32 posted on 04/15/2012 7:58:10 PM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. Be Andrew Breitbart.)
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To: Norm Lenhart
Babs Streisand

What! You don't have any "Feelings" for her?

The Cure for Mecha-Streisand is Robert Smith.../South Park

33 posted on 04/15/2012 8:00:48 PM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: Steelfish

When Kate Winslet was having her topless portrait painted, I kinda forgot what music was playing in the background, I guess my mind was focused on erect nipples.

My bad!


34 posted on 04/15/2012 8:01:24 PM PDT by Noob1999 (Loose Lips, Sink Ships)
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To: Revolting cat!

“Please Mister Please”. That song got stuck in my head for some reason one night and kept me awake almost until the alarm went off. I don’t EVER want to hear that song again! (Unfortunately it is on the Muzak rotation at work and I can’t avoid it)


35 posted on 04/15/2012 8:03:52 PM PDT by yawningotter
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She shouldn’t be acting too cool for titanic. If she weren’t in this movie no one would even know who she is.


36 posted on 04/15/2012 8:03:52 PM PDT by snowstorm12
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To: Steelfish

When Titanic first came out, I memorized this song and sang it to my 11 year old and her friends in my best Donald Duck voice. It brought them all to tears (of laughter, naturally).


37 posted on 04/15/2012 8:04:36 PM PDT by zencycler
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To: Revolting cat!
Could of been “Feelings” or “Seasons in the Sun”, too! Or “Maybe, I’m Amazed”! “My Way”?

Could have been worse:


38 posted on 04/15/2012 8:06:35 PM PDT by Fiji Hill (Deo Vindice!)
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To: Steelfish
I LOVE Kate Winslet. What a refreshingly candid person, very honest. And gorgeous.

I suspect she is also very conservative in her beliefs, based on what I've seen and heard about her beliefs about relationships, raising children, etc.

39 posted on 04/15/2012 8:07:12 PM PDT by Victor (If an expert says it can't be done, get another expert." -David Ben-Gurion, the first Prime Minister)
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To: Krankor
As for songs about muskrats, I prefer this one:

Muskrat Ramble--Louis Armstrong & the Hot Five

40 posted on 04/15/2012 8:11:16 PM PDT by Fiji Hill (Deo Vindice!)
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To: Steelfish

We shouldn’t be so hard on Kate.

In an interview I saw, she said she wasn’t the slightest bit attracted to Leonardo DiCaprio. It gave me a chuckle.


41 posted on 04/15/2012 8:13:56 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (The TEA Party is my cup of tea.)
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To: Fiji Hill

Here’s mine:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4XFYMjkFYPg

Jamie Brockett, the Ballad of the USS Titanic
I must have listened to this 497.5 times...


42 posted on 04/15/2012 8:15:53 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: Revolting cat!
Could of been “Feelings” or “Seasons in the Sun”,

I had the 45 single of that horrid song Seasons in the sun when I was a kid. The flip side contained a song called Put the bone in. The lyrics went like this: "Put the bone in," she asked him, at the store. For my doggy's been hit by a car. ...'

I'm not kidding - here's the proof.


43 posted on 04/15/2012 8:22:44 PM PDT by reagan_fanatic (2012 isn't an election - it's a restraining order.)
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To: Steelfish

Any Wilson-Phillips song will make me wretch. “Hold On For One More Day” especially. Bleh!


44 posted on 04/15/2012 8:23:13 PM PDT by Thorliveshere
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To: Steelfish

Celine Dion singing makes me throw up. Could just be that.


45 posted on 04/15/2012 8:23:13 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: reagan_fanatic
Jam Up and Jelly Tight (Live) (There are versions of the original single out there.)
46 posted on 04/15/2012 8:28:40 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Steelfish
"'Titanic' Theme Song Makes Me Want To Throw Up, Kate Winslet Says"

I felt the exact same way about the entire movie.

47 posted on 04/15/2012 8:31:20 PM PDT by Waryone (Remember your ABCS (anybody but commie socialists) = ABM (anybody but Mitt), ABO (anybody but Obama))
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To: Revolting cat!

I can’t stand “Seasons in the Sun”.....as the chorus repeats in head for the next 5 hours. It’s about as bad as “Me and you and dog named Boo”


48 posted on 04/15/2012 8:32:50 PM PDT by lex33
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To: Revolting cat!

Even worse, it could have been “Rain Drops Keep Falling on My Head”.


49 posted on 04/15/2012 8:34:19 PM PDT by SeaHawkFan
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To: Steelfish

Never seen the movie. I’m quite proud of that.


50 posted on 04/15/2012 8:38:15 PM PDT by Darren McCarty (Time for brokered convention)
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