Kate Winslet Reveals How Idris Elba's Foot Fetish Affected Their Love Scene in 'The Mountain Between Us'

Kate Winslet and Idris Elba at the EE British Academy Film Awards
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Kate Winslet is dishing on what it's like filming a love scene with Idris Elba.

Winslet and Elba, who star in the upcomingThe Mountain Between Us, recently appeared on The Graham Norton Show, where the 42-year-old actress surprisingly revealed that Elba was nervous while filming their steamy scene.

"I had to get quite bossy," Winslet recalled. "I’ve done quite a lot of these scenes before and poor [director] Hany [Abu-Assad] was really quite nervous and had an extensive shot list and I thought, ‘We are never going to get this done.’ Idris was a bit nervous too and everything was moving a bit slowly so I just said, 'OK, boys, this is what we are going to do...’ and we just got on with it."

Winslet also called out Elba's foot fetish.

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"We got naked, but Idris asked me to keep my socks on," she revealed. "I thought he didn't like feet, but it is the opposite. Idris loves feet!"

"I've just got a bit of a thing," Elba bashfully replied.

The 45-year-old British actor has talked about having a foot fetish before, telling GQ that his 2013 TV play, Pavement Psychologist -- which he wrote and directed -- was based on his love for feet. Actress Anna Friel plays a woman obsessed with shoes in the play, and Elba told the magazine that he sought the advice of none other than Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour.

"Anna's so funny. She said, 'It's a good script, but why feet?'" he shared. "I had to be honest with her. There came a moment right there where the actor was looking at me and saying, 'Why did you write this story?' And I had to say, 'Well, I've got a f***ing fetish for feet.' I spilled the beans, told the truth about it. I know how it developed and when, and I've never articulated it and it just seeped into that script."

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ET recently spoke to both Winslet and Elba about surviving extreme conditions while filming The Mountain Between Us, in which they play two strangers stranded after a plane crash. The film hits theaters this Friday.

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