Oscar Favorite Kate Winslet

Kate Winslet's latest Oscar nomination was a delight as she was told she would only have an acting career playing fat girls.The curvy star has received her fifth Academy Award nomination for Best Actress for her part in 'Little Children' and said she has been "leaping around" because she is so happy. Kate said: "I've been laughing, crying, hollering, whooping and leaping around."This isn't supposed to happen to a girl who grew up in a tiny town. I was told the only way I'd have a career as an actress would be if I could settle for playing fat girls."Golden Globe winner Jennifer Hudson is still in shock after being nominated for the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in 'Dreamgirls'. Jennifer said: "I'm sitting here in shock right now. I can't believe it. To be able to be here today and be a part of such greatness, there are no words for it. It's hard to even get past this moment right now. I don't want to get to crying, but this is so far beyond anything."Veteran British actor Peter O'Toole has received his eighth Best Actor Oscar nomination for his starring role in 'Venus'. The 74-year-old - who was first nominated in 1962 for 'Lawrence of Arabia' -said: "If you fail the first time, try, try, try, try, try, try and try again."