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    Kate Winslet Threatens to Sue Fathers' Rights Organization Over Ad Campaign

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    Kate Winslet is looking to possibly sue the parents' rights group Fathers4Justice after the organization revealed it plans to use the Oscar winner in a new campaign.

    According to The Daily Mail, the ad in question would feature a photo of the 38-year-old actress with the slogan, "Kate, every child deserves a father this Christmas."

    The decision to make the mother of three, who just welcomed a son with third husband Ned Rocknroll, the centerpiece of the ad apparently stems from an interview the Labor Day star gave to Vogue.

    "My kids don't go back and forth; none of this 50/50 time with the mums and dads—my children live with me; that is it," she said in the magazine's October issue.

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    Winslet was referring to daughter Mia, from her first husband Jim Threapleton, and son Joe, from second ex-husband Sam Mendes.

    According to the article, Winslet and Mendes had reached out to the group prior to the campaign, but after some back and forth the group decided to proceed on the grounds that they are highlighting Winslet's quote, rather than her personal family situation.

    A spokesperson for Fathers4Justice is quoted as saying, "We are running this advert as part of a campaign to highlight the sensitive issue of four million children waking up on Christmas Day without their father. It is clear from what Kate says that she does not support 'shared parenting.'"

    However, Skyfall director Mendes allegedly told the group, "It is inappropriate for this organization to involve my family and I when they know nothing of our personal circumstances."

    He reportedly added, "Whilst I fully support fathers rights I can happily state this has never been a concern for me or my son."

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