Are Leo DiCaprio & Kate Winslet “secret lovers”?

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This is the fantasy, isn’t it? After a 13 year friendship that has seen babies, blockbusters, Oscars, husbands, a parade of models and international fame, Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet fall for each other at long last, giving into the collective desires of the world to find love and peace and stability in a real relationship. Too bad most of the reports that have Leo and Kate hooking up read like Titanic-era fan fiction. Here’s OK Mag’s take:

When Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio played Titanic’s lovers 13 years ago, they created a deep and lasting relationship. “Leo and I are kindred spirits — we’re cut from the same cloth,” Kate explained. “We’re like one of those old couples in When Harry Met Sally,” added Leo.

Now that Kate has officially split from her husband of nearly seven years, director Sam Mendes, insiders say the former co-stars’ “intense bond” has gone beyond friendship.

Leo was there for Kate when her marriage started to go south two years ago, around the time they reunited on screen in Revolutionary Road.

The film was directed by Sam, who, an insider says, became uncomfortable with how cozy the co-stars were on set.

“Kate became closer to Leo than ever, “explains a friend. “And that became a problem: The more she drifted from Sam, the closer she got to Leo.”

[From OK! Magazine]

Meh. Sure, I’ll buy that Leo and Kate are tight. And I’ll even buy that Kate is leaning on Leo (and probably many friends) during this rough time. But I just doubt this is “on”.

The Enquirer is running a similar story, though. Their sources are claiming that Kate and Leo have been too close for years and years, and Kate’s relationship with Leo is what sabotaged both of her marriages:

“There’s no question that Kate’s openly loved Leo for a very long time, and her feelings for him drove a wedge between her and Sam,” a source divulged.

“Kate and Leo talk on the phone all of the time, and she opens up to him about absolutely everything. I think her relationship with Leo has made things with Sam unfixable.”

“They basically grew up together,” the source said. “When Leo needs advice on something, he turns to Kate., He says she knows him better than he knows himself.”

“Kate knew her husband always sensed her closeness to Leo, which turned him off and made him think about where the marriage was headed,” the insider said. “Finally, the two of them were honest with one another – Sam admitted he needed someone else in his life and Kate confessing she wanted to move on.”

“Kate had the same super-close bond with Leo while she was with Jim [her first husband] as she did while with Sam,” a source says. “No other guy can compete with her feelings for him.”

[From The National Enquirer, print edition, April 4, 2010]

Really? Do you think Leo and Kate have been super-tight ever since Titanic? Or have they just been friends who see each other occasionally and sometimes call to check up? I really don’t know. But they do look nice together, don’t they?

Meanwhile, those Sam Mendes-and-Rebecca-Hall rumors won’t die. Star Magazine has a quote from “TV pundit” Ricky Sky who claims, “Rebecca is stunning, and she and Sam are close. It’s easy to see why Kate went crazy over the friendship.” Star also sort-of confirms the rumors in the British tabloids, claiming that towards the end of Sam and Kate’s marriage, Sam was spending more and more time with Rebecca. A source claims: “He’d been withdrawn and shut himself off from Kate. She had been trying her best to keep things together for months, but in the end it was too much.”

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  1. Fluffy Kitten Tail says:

    Oh please!

  2. scotchy says:

    i am going with buddies.. and that’s all,
    it just doesn’t make any sense.

  3. cara says:

    oh wouldn’t that be nice!
    They have awesome chemistry on camera

  4. Melanie says:

    I would love to see a Leo sex tape. I am so curious about his lovemaking skillz.

  5. lucy2 says:

    I read a couple of interviews of them when they were promoting RR, and I really think they’re just really good friends, or at least that’s all it ever has been so far.

  6. Hannah says:

    I remember what it was like for them right after Titanic. And Kate was in hosipital and Leo was visiting awwww! They went through something huge together and I reckon for sure they have remained very tight.

    But romantic? Nah.

  7. kai says:

    poor rebecca hall. to be dragged into this sh-t. I think she’s so lovely.

  8. anon says:

    if only

  9. malachais says:

    Let this be true hehe

  10. Fiona says:

    She looks his mother!!!!

  11. Lee says:

    It would be lovely, but am not buying it…

    BTW, they were both fabulous in Revolutionary Road. He’s grown up as an actor very nicely.

  12. Sumodo1 says:

    And if you saw “Revolutionary Road,” the made a lousy couple.

  13. Raven says:

    I think they are just friends. Leo is too stuck on the hot model type for it to happen with Kate.

  14. Praise St. Angie! says:

    hmmm…I’m going to go against the grain here and say that I can buy this.

    the two of them, for all of the reports/stories I’ve read about them over the years, are VERY close friends.

    from my own experience, it’s rare that a man and woman have THAT CLOSE of a friendship, for that long, without there being some extra-curricular feelings there. (NOTE: I said RARE, not impossible.)

    In a case where both are in a committed relationship, if they’re “moral” people, nothing happens, though the relationship often makes the partners of the people in question uncomfortable, because they can clearly see the closeness. But when both of them are single at the same time, something then develops because they finally have the opportunity to be together romantically.

    now, I’m not saying that this is absolutely true, just saying that I could see how it could be possible.

  15. Leek says:

    First of all, I think the Rebecca is “stunning” is a little bit of an exaggeration. She looks like she could fit in in Cleveland and be just another pretty girl in middle America. She’s not all that.

    I seriously doubt Sam was so upset over the friendship between Kate and Leo, if anything, he loved it because he could use it to throw in her face when he got sick of her.

  16. guesty says:


  17. I have been saying this over and over and people on my blog keep saying no, but they will get together watch. I’d bet on it.

  18. Jewbitch says:

    I hope it’s true :) I love them.

  19. Maritza says:

    Yes! I’d love to see these two together! They’d make a beautiful couple!

  20. Jack says:

    I don’t see any chemistry between them. In one interview she mentioned she was upset because Leo did not return her calls, after his career skyrocketed. I don’t think they’re lovers.

  21. lisa says:

    If Rebecca Hall was in “Dorian Grey” with gorgeous Ben Barnes, then Sam Mendes is insane, she looks like a horse. He can feed her sugar cubes and carrots

  22. Bubulle says:

    I totally believe this story is BS. It’s probaly Sam Mendes PR team that made it up to put the blame on Kate.

  23. Crash2GO2 says:

    I just don’t get that from this pics of them. No chemistry.

  24. cara says:

    I saw Revolutionary Road not that long ago and I thought their little love seen was vey steamy…and this was directed by her husband.
    I think it would be nice for them to be together.I don’t see any nice couple in hollywood imo

  25. Beth says:

    I don’t believe they are more than friends. I guess I’m a visual person. I don’t recall any photographs of Leo and Kate just hanging out but I’ve seen them vacationing, etc with other friends and family.

  26. Scout says:

    You don’t have to be a psychic to have predicted these rumors would start once her split hit the news! I, too, think they’d make a great pair – but I don’t buy it either! I think she looks so lovely in that second photo with the strapless gown. And I have never thought her a classicly beautiful woman, but here she looks stunning.

  27. Erika De Blah Blah says:

    hahahahahahahahaha. seriously? this is a post? no way are they “secret lovers.” lol

  28. BM says:

    When I saw the title of this story, I said aloud, “I hope so!”

    Count me in as one of those who’s been hoping for it for a long time.

    It’s probably BS, though, sadly. They look and act soooooo great together.

  29. Sophia says:

    That would be like. My dream coupling. Haha.

  30. CeeCee12 says:

    They would knock Brad and Angie off of the throne. People would go crazy over them. Then if they had some babies…we would be hooked.
    He could come out and say he only dated models to play with while he waited for his chance to be with Kate.

  31. Megan says:

    Please let it be true!! lol

  32. Fluffy Kitten Tail says:

    I hated Revolutionary Road. I hated that movie with the fire of 10000000000000000000000000000000 suns.

  33. This was a good read, I will be putting a backlink on my blog.

  34. cherai says:

    seriously? this is a post? no way are they “secret lovers.” Love begins from Inner mind and attractuon we salute the love and happy holidays

  35. MoofreakinMoo says:

    Pleeeze, Leo only dates supermodels, Kate is beautiful but she is not a freakin supermodel, never going to happen!

  36. Vicki says:

    Usually, I’m not one to fall for celebrity gossip, but from actual details I’ve read over the years about these two, I think I can believe it…the body language in the pics above is very interesting. Now that Kate’s single, there’s nothing preventing them from becoming a couple, if they want. I could be wrong, but I also have to go against the grain and say that this is somewhat believable to me. :-)

  37. docalion says:

    A dream couple they are indeed!! Only but for dreams….

  38. Alana says:

    Leo dates models cos, he wants a date and he is not a monk. The dude needs action. Lets face it. So, he can have 100 VS models on speed dial, it dont mean he is gonna marry them. As we call can see in his dating history. Kate however is diffrent. Kate is in a super difference category. Kate is an amazing actress…with out doubt. However, last yr she did an interview where she showed a massive diamond ring that was given to her by Leo. She wears it on the engagement figure I think and said her hubby did not mind. If she has a crush on Leo who can blame her and Kate already has a close friendship this is what both of them have said in seperate interviews so, if they are in love. Good for them. Leo needs a REAL woman not some VS wife. Kate has an amazing sense of humour which many A-List Actress do not have so, with her English Rose Beauty, Her Smarts and her sense of humour anything is possible. She is an amazing catch for any man IMO.She does not sell pics to the press. She keeps her love life private in general. She even spent the yr not working to focus on her marriage. This is a Classy Lady.

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  40. cyann says:

    Rebecca is my cousin and it’s true

  41. Vicki says:

    What’s true, cyann? The rumor about Leo & Kate or the rumor about Rebecca Hall and Sam Mendes?

  42. Amy says:

    I think Kate is not Leo’s type romantically. He is attracted to super model-type women.

  43. Kat says:

    Look, I think these two have great chemistry. And they clearly adore each other. If you watch their interviews together or look at the photos you can see they really love each other.
    But… no matter how much I want them to be “more” I don’t think they are. Best friends — sure. But “secret lovers”? I’m not saying they aren’t at least a little attracted to each other. I just don’t think they would do anything about it. I mean maybe a few years down the road it will happen. But for now I think Leo is just someone for Kate to lean on.

  44. sasha says:

    Leo and Kate need to get together romantically. They make a lovely couple….She gives him class and adulthood!!!They would get bradjolina off the front covers…thank God..I’m soooo sick of seeing them. Brad always looks scruvy and angelina looks anorexoic!!!

  45. Angela says:

    I think that they are wonderful together…and what’s the basis of the perfect relationship? Best friends…and they admit that they are. Her children calls him Uncle Leo. He also bought her an inscribed ring right after they filmed Revolutionary Road, which she won’t share the inscription, I wouldn’t either..look it up in IMDb. They love each other. Don’t you remember the speech at the Golden Globes when she came up for the award for Revolutionary Road? Her love for Leo right then and there was sooooo obvious! More obvious than for her own husband who was sitting right next to him…I almost felt bad for him.
    So yes, it’s a BIG yes that I think…no, I KNOW he and her have a secret love…and I don’t think it will be secret for long because, I really feel that Leo is wanting something solid in his life… Kate is an amazing, witty, intelligent woman…and he has all the same qualities. He is not seeing anyone right now…he split with his model girlfriend about 5 months ago…so that also tells me something there. He’s going to be 37 in November, and anyways, Leo has changed so much and it’s wonderful to see. I love reading up on all the things that he is involved in and the time and money his donating. For our future, for our children’s future. They would make an amazing couple.

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  47. hmmm says:

    the would knock brad and Angelina right off the stage which the have been on for waaaaaayyyy too long!!!! i hope the marry one day!!! the make each other so happy!!!
    i really don’t wanna invade Kate’s privacy but i really want to know what the ring says!!! ahhhh i don’t know what to think!!!!