Kate Winslet, Ned Rocknroll


A lot of people would jump at the chance to have Rocknroll as a surname, but not Kate Winslet!

The 37-year-old actress, who married Ned Rocknroll in December 2012 and is pregnant with their first child together, explained to The Telegraph why she "was never going to change my name to Rocknroll."

Winslet, who was previously married to Jim Threapleton and Sam Mendes, said she's "never changed my name to anything so I didn't see a reason to start now." 

"I quite like Kate Winslet; in fact I think it's very flashy," she added. "I'm proud of my name because I'm one of three girls and we have one boy in our family so essentially the only person who is going to carry the name along is my brother and he doesn't have any children at the moment." 

The Labor Day star's daughter Mia Threapleton, 12,and son Joe Mendes, 9, have their respective father's last names, so presumably her current baby on board will inherit dad's Rocknroll surname. 

And while Winslet is pretty quiet about her personal life, she said she's "really happy" in life right now, adding that "things are wonderful."

"Of course I still believe in love. It's up there with great food and the love for one's child," she said. "My parents have been very happily married for well over 40 years now so to have grown up with that level of togetherness in the home was definitely something that was important to me and I'm sure I still carry that."

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