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24 August, 2012

MS L.L. BAKER (Maylands) [9.26 pm]: […] I recently heard a story about Kate Winslet, the beautiful and very well known actress who was in the movie Titanic.

Mr T.R. Buswell: Was she in Lord of the Rings?

Ms L.L. BAKER: No; that was someone else. Keep up, Treasurer.

Mr T.R. Buswell: Who was the queen of the elves?

Ms L.L. BAKER: Cate Blanchett. Let us move on and get Kate Winslet in our minds. I am referring to the beautiful Kate Winslet, who was the —

Mr T.R. Buswell: Was she in Sleepless in Seattle?

Ms L.L. BAKER: No; Kate Winslet’s photograph was on the cover of Vogue, I think, last year. The first she saw of that photograph was when it was on the front cover of Vogue. She was horrified by what she saw, and she put out on Twitter and Facebook that she had no idea that the editors would photoshop her body to the extent they did.

Subject: Appropriation (Consolidated Account) Recurrent 2010-11 (Supplementary) Bill 2011 / Appropriation (Consolidated Account) Capital 2010-11 (Supplementary) Bill 2011 [Legislative Assembly – Second Reading — Cognate Debate]

Date: 14 August 2012

Hansard reference: p. 4943 [online (pdf)]


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