Leonardo Dicaprio and Kate Winslet are the epitome of chemistry and romance in Hollywood. They have been admired for the romantic magic they bring to the screen in the timeless romantic tragedy Titanic but their friendship off-screen has also stood the test of time.

In a place like Hollywood where any kind of relationship doesn’t endure much, Winslet and DiCaprio have managed to keep their friendly bond intact. However, fans waited for the couple to have a friends-to-lovers arc of their own. But sadly, it never came to be.

Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio are Truly Just Friends

Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio
Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio

Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio are easily the most shipped couple in the entertainment industry. With the popularity Titanic has achieved, there are generations of people who want them to be together.

Often is the case, that the dynamic and emotions of characters played on the screen translate themselves in real life. But that never happened with the Once Upon a Time in Hollywood star and the Ammonite actress. The stars are not privy to the fact that just how much their fans around the globe want them to be in love with each other. And the truth is they have been but completely platonically.

Two good-looking and objectively attractive individuals star in a romantic tragedy that redefined cinema and not have the slightest crush on each other is hard to believe. But the stars have stuck to the fact that that’s what is true.

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Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio in Titanic

Talking with ITV’s Lorraine, Winslet revealed that the romance of the story in their first film did nothing for them to develop that kind of attraction to each other. She said(via US Magazine):

“For Leo and I, I think it was seven months of very intense work. We were both really very young and luckily — and this is the fortunate thing — we never fancied each other. I know that’s really annoying to hear, I’m sorry, but we really never did.”

The award-winning actress emphasized that her bond with DiCaprio was fun and friendly, saying(via US Magazine):

“We were able to tease each other, and we still do, so it’s really amazing.”

Winslet and DiCaprio’s relationship never turned romantic, that might be the reason that their friendship has lasted so long.

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Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio’s Iconic Friendship

Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet at the Oscars
Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet at the Oscars

Just because it isn’t romantic, doesn’t mean Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet’s relationship isn’t a beautiful one.

DiCaprio walked Winslet down the aisle when got married to Edward Abel Smith in 2012. Winslet has been nothing short of supportive of DiCaprio in her TV appearances and interviews. When DiCaprio won his first-ever Academy Award in 2016, Winslet was crying tears of joy. And in her 2009 Golden Globes acceptance speech, she confessed the love she has for her dear friend. Public display of platonic affection has a cool ring to it.

Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio on Vacation
Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio on Vacation

Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio will go down in history as the best couple that never was.

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Source: US Magazine

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