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To have pulled the [hmm] face at reading Kate Winslet has got married . . .

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BalloonSlayer Thu 27-Dec-12 16:40:30

. . . to a bloke who has changed his name from a perfectly good one to a reeeeeally stoopid one, and who works for his uncle on a pointless vanity project.

Yeah flame away, I know I am being U. I expect he's lovely. Or something.

But if I was her Mum, I'd be "Kate, Kate! Let your Aunty Ivy set you up with a nice suitable boy!!

Celticlassie Thu 27-Dec-12 16:45:04

Is this her third marriage?

charitygirl Thu 27-Dec-12 16:46:01

Arf! Yes, he sounds really mature.

TheSecretCervixDNCOP Thu 27-Dec-12 16:46:59

YABU, it's her choice to marry who she wants, regardless of how silly you think his name is, like that is what his entire personality is based on?

Thisisaeuphemism Thu 27-Dec-12 16:50:06

His name is silly. You can't get away from it. It is a silly name.

SugaricePlumFairy Thu 27-Dec-12 16:50:27

Is she a woman who loves to be 'in love' and totally believes in romance and has to have a man in her life?

Good luck to them.

What does Ned do though, what is his job?, and will she be known as Kate RocknRoll in her private life I wonder grin

VBisme Thu 27-Dec-12 16:52:07

Well given that he picked his name, I expect it's indicative of his personality. I used to think she was quite down to earth until she ran off with a director of one of her films and then took up with Richard Bransons hippy nephew.

dexter73 Thu 27-Dec-12 16:52:57

He sounds like an immature PITA, and she irritates the hell out of me so I think they make a great couple!

VBisme Thu 27-Dec-12 16:53:57

His "job" appears to be "Richard Bransons nephew", and the name change is very look at me don't you think?

TheSecondComing Thu 27-Dec-12 16:54:15

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Thisisaeuphemism Thu 27-Dec-12 16:55:11

Thats a very good job for someone with such a silly name.

Northernlebkuchen Thu 27-Dec-12 16:55:29

She can get married as often as she wishes but I think marrying a bloke who's changed his name from 'Abel Smith' to Ned Rocknroll is errrrrrrrrrrrr damn stupid optimistic

BalloonSlayer Thu 27-Dec-12 16:56:31

According to the BBC he "works for his uncle's space flight company, Virgin Galactic."

Not smirking at all, no, not me, no sir.

Moominsarehippos Thu 27-Dec-12 16:56:32

What's his name? How can I get a job as a Richard Branson vanity project?

Northernlebkuchen Thu 27-Dec-12 16:57:22

and yes I do think Kate has a problem with needing to be in love as opposed to loving someone.

KatieSantaPawskitty Thu 27-Dec-12 16:57:36

She's deffo up the duff.

May I suggest "Webuiltthiscityon" as a name?

MrsJREwing Thu 27-Dec-12 16:58:37

I will eat my hat if they celebrate their tenth wedding anniversary.

Kate seems to be in love with the "falling in love hormones" .

Thisisaeuphemism Thu 27-Dec-12 16:59:18

Nice one, Katie, but I prefer the more simple "Ilove"

KatieSantaPawskitty Thu 27-Dec-12 17:00:22

Thisis Let's hope it's twins!

MrsTerrysChocolateOrange Thu 27-Dec-12 17:00:29

Duncan Jones uses sensible name rather than Zowie Bowie = good sign.

Abel Smith changes name to Ned Fucking RockNRoll = bad sign.

dexter73 Thu 27-Dec-12 17:00:58

She might have twins and then you could use both those brilliant names!

uptheamp Thu 27-Dec-12 17:01:04

haha what a knob (allegedly)

Thisisaeuphemism Thu 27-Dec-12 17:01:18

Shortened from, "Put another dime in the juke box, baby,"

SugaricePlumFairy Thu 27-Dec-12 17:01:41

I wonder if she her lawyers arranged a pre-nup?

Thisisaeuphemism Thu 27-Dec-12 17:02:30

A pre-nup would NOT be very rocknroll tho.

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