“They are the pinnacle of friendship goals,” another concluded. Forget the prizes, controversies, dresses and jokes the night threw up, for many viewers the highlight of the 88th Academy Awards was the enduring tale of a strictly platonic friendship forged 19 years ago, on the deck of the Titanic.Of course, both actors’ careers could easily have easily sunk with James Cameron’s epic story of that ill-fated cruise liner.In that time, they've had nothing but sweet things to say about each other — Leo has called Kate the "best actor of her generation" — and smiley red carpet photo ops!Let's take a look at their amazing friendship through the years. Kate and Leo turned 21 and 22, respectively, while making the movie.
But despite the endless run of supermodels, actresses and socialites who have latched on to his arm on various vessels over the years, only one (his mother aside), seems to have stayed the course.
It's been more than 18 years since Kate Winslet and Leonardo Di Caprio met on the set of Titanic, and while their first onscreen relationship ended tragically, Kate and Leo's love has lived on in the years since.
The two stars, who shared the big screen again in 2008's Revolutionary Road, have remained close friends for more than 20 years.
They’ve supported each other’s careers Leo told Oprah: “In a lot of ways, Kate and I have really grown up in this industry together; we’ve been a support mechanism for each other for such a long period of time.
We’ve been there for each other and helped guide each other.”" data-reactid="27"They’ve supported each other’s careers Leo told Oprah: “In a lot of ways, Kate and I have really grown up in this industry together; we’ve been a support mechanism for each other for such a long period of time.