Kate Winslet gives encouragement to a young journalist during her first ever interview

Kate Winslet gave a young journalist a huge boost of confidence during her first ever interview by spending time to give words of encouragement.

The Hollywood actress, 47, made a very daunting moment for the teenager a much more relaxed one as she sat down for a chat for German public service broadcaster ZDF regarding her newest movie Avatar: The Way Of Water.

When told it was the youngster’s first time interviewing anyone – Kate immediately provided a guiding hand by taking a breather and insisting that it will go ahead to be ‘the most amazing interview ever’.

Wisdom: Kate Winslet gave a young journalist a huge boost of confidence during her first ever interview by spending time to give words of encouragement

The young journalist called Martha begins by telling Kate: ‘This is my first time [interviewing],’ and Kate replies: ‘It’s your first time doing it?

Well guess what, when we do this interview, it’s going to be the most amazing interview ever – and do you know why? Because we’ve decided that it is going to be.

So we’ve decided right now, me and you, that this is going to be a fantastic interview.

And you can ask me anything you want, and you don’t have to be scared, everything is going to be amazing.

Encouragement: The Hollywood actress, 47, made a very daunting moment for the teenager a much more relaxed one as the sat down for a chat for German public service broadcaster ZDF regarding her newest movie Avatar: The Way Of Water

Encouragement: The Hollywood actress, 47, made a very daunting moment for the teenager a much more relaxed one as the sat down for a chat for German public service broadcaster ZDF regarding her newest movie Avatar: The Way Of Water

Support: When told it was the youngster's first time interviewing anyone - Kate immediately provides a guiding hand by taking a breather and insisting that it will go ahead to be 'the most amazing interview ever'

Support: When told it was the youngster’s first time interviewing anyone – Kate immediately provides a guiding hand by taking a breather and insisting that it will go ahead to be ‘the most amazing interview ever’

‘Okay? You’ve got this! Okay, let’s do it!’

The heartwarming moment was shared on social media, where users praised Kate’s ability to calm the teen in what could have been a very overwhelming task.

One wrote on Twitter: ‘Junkets can be really nerve wracking. Words of encouragement and kindness like this can go such a long way.’

A second said: ‘Genuinely what a lovely thing for her to say, she didn’t have to, I bet that makes a lifelong difference.’

First-timer: The young journalist called Martha begins by telling Kate: 'This is my first time [interviewing],' and Kate replies: 'It's your first time doing it?'

First-timer: The young journalist called Martha begins by telling Kate: ‘This is my first time [interviewing],’ and Kate replies: ‘It’s your first time doing it?’

Someone else added: ‘This is how to become a celebrity,’ while another said: ‘I adore Kate Winslet on every level.’

Similarly, a fifth wrote: ‘She’s such a good person. I love Kate!’

German broadcaster ZDF encourages young people to get into journalism with their pool of ‘child reporters’ who get to interview big names like Kate.

Young reporter Martha sounded much more at ease after getting some wise words from the industry veteran.

Heartwarming: Young reporter Martha sounded much more at ease after getting some wise words from the industry veteran

Heartwarming: Young reporter Martha sounded much more at ease after getting some wise words from the industry veteran

Kate is doing the rounds with the press to promote her latest film Avatar 2, and recently said she loved reuniting with Titanic director James Cameron – after previously saying she wouldn’t work with him again due to his ‘bad temper’.

The actress starred in the iconic romantic movie with Leonardo DiCaprio in 1997, and now features in his new film Avatar: The Way of Water which is released next Friday.

But in an interview with the Los Angeles Times, published in line with Titanic’s release, Kate called James, 68, ‘a really tough nut to crack’, adding: ‘There were times I was genuinely frightened of him.’

Changing her mind: Kate Winslet has said she loved working with Titanic director James Cameron again on Avatar 2 - after previously saying she wouldn't due to his 'bad temper'

Changing her mind: Kate Winslet has said she loved working with Titanic director James Cameron again on Avatar 2 – after previously saying she wouldn’t due to his ‘bad temper’

While Kate said she ‘did come to understand him’ and ‘a couple of times… felt he was someone I could take a country walk with, and enjoy it,’ she told The Guardian two years later: ‘He has a temper like you wouldn’t believe.

‘You’d have to pay me a lot of money to work with Jim again.’

Speaking on Friday’s upcoming episode of The Graham Norton show about why she changed her mind about working with him again, she said: ‘It’s nearly 27 years since Titanic and I was very young.

‘Looking back so much gets twisted. Jim is an amazing man and all the good things I ever said about him were left out so it’s nice to be able to say how extraordinary he is and know people are going to listen this time.

Reunited: The actress, 47, starred in the iconic romantic movie with Leonardo DiCaprio in 1997, and now features in his new film Avatar: The Way of Water which is released next Friday (pictured together at a photocall for this week)

Reunited: The actress, 47, starred in the iconic romantic movie with Leonardo DiCaprio in 1997, and now features in his new film Avatar: The Way of Water which is released next Friday (pictured together at a photocall for this week)

‘How he creates these stories is just mesmerizing and he establishes a working environment that is so much fun, really collaborative and super experimental.

‘It’s an amazing thing to be a part of and I walked away thinking, ‘I could do that again, and again, and again.’

She added of the new film: ‘I’ve seen it now and it’s amazing – it’s completely extraordinary.’

Revealing her ability to hold her breath for a barely believable seven minutes for the movie’s underwater filming, she says: ‘It is a sport and I trained every single day for three weeks.

Before: But In an interview with the Los Angeles Times, published in line with Titanic's release, Kate called James, 68, 'a really tough nut to crack', adding: 'There were times I was genuinely frightened of him'

Before: But In an interview with the Los Angeles Times, published in line with Titanic’s release, Kate called James, 68, ‘a really tough nut to crack’, adding: ‘There were times I was genuinely frightened of him’

TV appearance: Kate appeared on The Graham Norton show with Lenny Henry, Nadiya Hussain and Jack Whitehall

TV appearance: Kate appeared on The Graham Norton show with Lenny Henry, Nadiya Hussain and Jack Whitehall

It was an extraordinary experience and I loved it and got really good at it. I am so proud that I was brave enough to learn something new in my 40s. As a woman I felt so great about it and it made me feel really powerful.’

Kate has recently joined the Avatar franchise as Na’vi warrior Ronal.

The second movie, titled Avatar 2: The Way of Water, has brought back much of the original cast including Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldaña, Sigourney Weaver and Stephen Lang but also added Kate and Vin Diesel.

‘Jake Sully lives with his newfound family on the planet of Pandora,’ according to the movie’s IMDb page.

Big role: Kate has newly joined the Avatar franchise as Na'vi warrior Ronal (pictured at the premiere this week)

Big role: Kate has newly joined the Avatar franchise as Na’vi warrior Ronal (pictured at the premiere this week)

‘Once a familiar threat returns to finish what was previously started, Jake must work with Neytiri and the army of the Na’vi race to protect their planet.’

The trailer for Avatar: The Way of Water was released just a month before the film is set for release on December 16.

The trailer begins with members of the Na’vi sitting on the backs of ikrans, flying pterodactyl like beings that take them over a gorgeous waterfall.

Sam Worthington’s Jake Sully and Zoe Saldaña’s Neytiri take their children to another tribe seeking safe harbor as huge mechanical suits, operated by humans, trample through a forest.

Opinions: Kate has now said: 'Looking back so much gets twisted.  Jim is an amazing man and all the good things I ever said about him were left out so it's nice to be able to say how extraordinary he is and know people are going to listen this time'

Opinions: Kate has now said: ‘Looking back so much gets twisted. Jim is an amazing man and all the good things I ever said about him were left out so it’s nice to be able to say how extraordinary he is and know people are going to listen this time’

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