Kate Winslet refuses to mix with local residents in her Gloucestershire village. The "Reader' actress and director husband Sam Mendes have a lavish $4 million mansion in a small community in South West England but her neighbors moan they never see the Oscar winner at local events.
One local resident said: "She's probably a very nice person but she's not a villager. You wouldn't expect to see her at the village fete."
Speaking about Kate's recent Best Actress honor at the Academy Awards, another local resident, Karin Major, said: "I'm pleased for her but I doubt if the village will have a party."
Kate - who has two kids, Mia, eight and Joe, five - has previously insisted she is part of a "normal" family.
She said: "We do normal things that any other family would."
"It's important to us that the children are just regular kids, so we go to the park, kick a ball around, go to a museum, watch a movie together or just hang out at home playing Monopoly."