Kate Winslet opens up about relationship with Leonardo DiCaprio, insists she never 'fancied' him

Kate Winslet finds it "fortunate" that she and Leonardo DiCaprio never caught feelings for one another.

While promoting her upcoming movie, The Mountain Between Us, on ITV's Lorraine talk show on Tuesday, the 41-year-old actress was inevitably asked about her relationship with the her Titanic co-star, and confessed it never turned romantic. 

"I think for Leo and I, it was seven months of very intense work," she said of working with the 42-year-old actor on the 1997 blockbuster. "We were both really very young."

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Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet in bed in a scene from the film 'Titanic', 1997. (Photo by 20th Century-Fox/Getty Images)
Kate Winslet offers her hand to Leonardo DiCaprio in a scene from the film 'Titanic', 1997. (Photo by 20th Century-Fox/Getty Images)
Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California (Photo by Alexandra Wyman/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 18: Actor Leonardo DiCaprio (L) arrives with actress and Titanic co-star Kate Winslet for the 55th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton 18 January 1998 in Beverly Hills, CA. DiCaprio is nominated for Best Actor in the drama category for his role in 'Titanic'. 'Titanic' is also nominated for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actress in the same category. (Photo credit should read HAL GARB/AFP/Getty Images)
Leonardo Dicaprio and Kate Winslet (Photo by Eric Charbonneau/WireImage for Vanity Fair Magazine )
66th ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS -- Pictured: (l-r) Kate Winslet, Leonardo DiCaprio during a candid moment at the 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 11, 2009 (Photo by Chris Haston/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 15: Actress Kate Winslet and actor Leonardo DiCaprio arrive at Paramount Vantage's Los Angeles premiere of 'Revolutionary Road' held at Mann Village Theater on December 15, 2008 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 11: (L-R) Actors Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio speak to entertainment host Mary Hart at the 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 11, 2009 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
66th ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS -- Pictured: (l-r) Kate Winslet, Leonardo DiCaprio during the 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 11, 2009 (Photo by Chris Haston/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LONDON - JANUARY 18: Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet attend the European Premiere of Revolutionary Road at the Odeon Leicester Square. on January 18, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Danny Martindale/FilmMagic)
69th ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS -- Pictured: (l-r) Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet during the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 15, 2012 -- Photo by: Vince Bucci/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 30: (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been shot in black and white. Color version not available.) Actor Leonardo DiCaprio (L) and actress Kate Winslet attend The 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 30, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. 25650_020 (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Turner)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 30: Actress Kate Winslet congratulates actor Leonardo DiCaprio after he wins the award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for 'The Revenant' during The 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 30, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. 25650_018 (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Turner)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 30: Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet attend The 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 30, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. 25650_012 (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Turner)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 28: Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet arrives at the 88th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 28, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 28: Actor Leonardo DiCaprio (L) and actress Kate Winslet attend the 88th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 28, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
SAINT-TROPEZ, FRANCE - JULY 26: Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio are seen on stage during the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation 4th Annual Saint-Tropez Gala at Domaine Bertaud Belieu on July 26, 2017 in Saint-Tropez, France. (Photo by Anthony Ghnassia/Getty Images for LDC Foundation)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 28: Actor Leonardo DiCaprio (L) and Kate Winslet attend the 88th Annual Academy Awards at Dolby Theatre on February 28, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)
SAINT-TROPEZ, FRANCE - JULY 26: (L-R) Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet attend the cocktail reception of the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation 4th Annual Saint-Tropez Gala at Domaine Bertaud Belieu on July 26, 2017 in Saint-Tropez, France. (Photo by Victor Boyko/Getty Images for LDC Foundation)
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Winslet went on to credit their longtime friendship to the fact that they never developed crushes on one another. "Luckily, and this is the fortunate thing, we never fancied each other," she noted. "I know that's really annoying to hear, sorry, but we really never did."

That being said, she's grateful for the relationship she does have with DiCaprio. "It did mean that we were just able to have this ...we were able to tease each other and we still do," she gushed. "It's really amazing."

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The onscreen duo have been inspiring friendship goals ever since they portrayed Jack and Rose in Titanic, and have supported one another during some big milestones in their careers. Just as DiCaprio was on hand when Winslet won both a Golden Globe and an Oscar in 2009, she was thrilled to watch her longtime friend win his first Academy Award last year for his role in The Revenant.

"The sense of good will behind Leo is the thing that's touching me the most," Winslet gushed to ET on the Oscars red carpet ahead of DiCaprio's big win. "I mean, literally, people in the street go, 'Hey Kate, you know it's Leo's year,' and I'm like, 'Hip, yeah! I think it really might be!'"

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Talk about #TBT. Here's Leo (as we so fondly remember him) at the What's Eating Gilbert Grape premiere in 1993. 
An undated photo of Leo shows him with some unfortunate frosted blonde tips (and possibly straightened bangs, but that's another story). 
Channeling Gwen Stefani at the 1997 premiere of Titanic
Rocking a bit of sleeker look at the 2000 premiere of The Beach
Leo's signature style for most of the early 2000s was a long, slicked-back 'do. 
This look worn to to the 2014 Academy Awards is our favorite one yet. It's dapper, but still a little undone...kind of like Leo, come to think of it. 
We're really hoping this most recent look is just a phase. 
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