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Kate Winslet has long commanded the big screen, now she's commanding something else entirely: the British Empire. Well. Ish.
The Oscar-winning actress was today awarded a prestigious CBE honor (which does indeed stand for Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire—no one does superlatives quite like the U.K.) by Queen Elizabeth II in a ceremony that took place at Buckingham Palace.