Kate Winslet shares her pandemic obsession and it's not what you'd expect I've recently gotten fixated by it

 The entertainment world — in the same way as other organizations all through the nation — was stunned by the Coronavirus pandemic.

 In any case, while it might have eased back them down, it didn't totally prevent Hollywood from producing extraordinary movies, which will all be praised on April 25 at the 93rd Foundation Grants. 

However, given that the pandemic prompted creation deferrals and scratch-offs for impending undertakings, numerous specialists were left with some freshly discovered free time — a subject that senior manager Rebecca Keegan tended to with a gathering of acclaimed entertainers in this elite clasp from The Hollywood Correspondent's

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And perhaps no one found a more relatable obsession to pass the time than actress Kate Winslet

Speaking alongside Zendaya and Oscar nominees Glenn Close (Hillbilly Elegy), Carey Mulligan (Promising Young Woman), Andra Day (The United States vs. Billie Holiday) and Vanessa Kirby (Pieces of a Woman), the Ammonite star confessed that her biggest pandemic fixation turned out to be quite, well, "boring," as Winslet puts it. “It’s along the lines of cleaning, and realizing how I became, and still am actually, utterly obsessed with sweeping my kitchen floor,” she shares.

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Winslet didn’t stop at simply tidying up, however; she became downright consumed with making sure every nook and cranny of her home was spotless, admitting that it got “down to the point where if there’s just even dog hair – and our dog’s a golden retriever, so it’s blond hair – I have got this sort of microscopic vision where I can see the dog hair gathering in funny little cracks, like between the dish washer and the sink. And I’ll be like, 'There’s dog hair. Somebody quick, get me the broom, get me the broom!' I’ve just become obsessed by it.

Locating one’s inner neat freak while trapped at home is hardly an out-of-the-ordinary consequence of the pandemic. Yet Winslet says that what made this habit so strange is that it came out of the blue. “I didn’t really care about 

things like that particularly before,” she admits. 

“Don’t get me wrong, I like to run a nice home. But sweeping the kitchen floor? I mean, who cares about that?” Consequently, she owns up to the fact that she’s become “a bit strange about the kitchen floor, and I didn’t know that about myself before. 

So I consider that to be an interesting, insightful thing that as a matriarch I have learned about myself, which is rather bothersome.”

Winslet isn’t alone in becoming preoccupied with cleaning during the pandemic. Mulligan quick chimed in, saying: “Something about what Kate said resonated. I became obsessed with cobwebs, and finding all of them and shutting them down. 

So my duster and I had a busy six months.” Close also took to straightening up, stating that her kitchen is now very clean, as is her bedroom.

 “I guess my surprise is how nice it is to make my bed every day,” she chuckles.