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Aww!Kate Winslet Gushes Her ‘Titanic’ Costar Leonardo DiCaprio is Her “Closest Friend in the World”

As if we needed another reason to love Titanic stars Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio!

When recently asked if she’d considered skipping the upcoming Oscars due to the show’s diversity controversy, Kate, 40, replied, “To be honest with you, it has been such an extraordinary year for women, I’d feel like I was letting my side down if I didn’t go.”

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Kate and Leo at the SAG Awards on Jan. 30.

“And also I feel very strongly that it may possibly be Leo’s year. And he is my closest friend in the world, and I just couldn’t imagine not being there to support him,” she added in a new interview with the BBC.

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Kate and Leo, 41, are both nominated for Academy Awards this year for their performances in Steve Jobs and The Revenant, respectively. This is the mom-of-two’s seventh Oscar nomination. She previously won the 2009 Best Actress honor for her role in The Reader. This is Leonardo’s sixth Oscar nomination.

Click through the gallery below to see the Titanic cast then and now!