The Oscar-winning actress said her experience of Hollywood had been “one shock after another”, reported BBC online.
“It isn’t easy going through that level of exposure so quickly. “What I do wish is that I had had more support going through those early days. It’s genuinely difficult.
“I was living in my lovely little two-bedroom flat in north London… and suddenly I couldn’t just walk down the street and buy a pint of milk,” she said.
Winslet made her breakthrough film debut – aged 17 – in 1994′s ‘Heavenly Creatures’. After roles in ‘Sense and Sensibility’, ‘Jude and Hamlet’, she shot to global stardom in James Cameron’s 1997 disaster epic ‘Titanic’.
The 38-year-old actress’ latest film role sees her playing the villain Jeanine Matthews in dystopian sci-fi film ‘Divergent’.
Set in futuristic Chicago, the story imagines a society divided into five factions.