Leo and Kate met on the set of Titanic in 1997. Their characters in the film, Rose and Jack, had an incredible chemistry. Rumours soon spread about a romantic relationship behind the scenes. However they only admitted to being friends. What’s the secret of their lifelong friendship?
Leo and Kate have supported each other during the high and lows of life. Despite the pressures of being in the spotlight their friendship only grows stronger. Leo was there with her when she separated her first husband. Then he shared Kate’s happiness of her second marriage to director San Mendes. She later divorced and Leo was there to dry her eyes.
Leo encouraged her to never give up on love and she got married for a third time with her current husband Edward Smith. Leo flew from America to the UK, visiting her so often than the actresses children started to call him uncle. Kate’s children love to recreate their favourites scenes from Titanic. Uncle Leo and Kate always agree and they laugh together.
When you ask Kate what is the secret of their amazing friendship, she responds that the reason their relation works so well is because they have never been involved as a romantic couple. They feel a special connection, like brother and sister. Theirs is an unconditional love and near or far, wherever they are, their friendship will go on.