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'Mildred Pierce' Filming Halted Because Kate Winslet Was Badly Bruised

May 26, 2010 (3:38 am) GMT
The 'Titanic' actress reportedly bumped her head when she fell over during a game of basketball with her kids on the mini-series set.
Kate Winslet

Filming on 's new TV mini-series has been suspended after the actress fell over and hit her head during a game of basketball with her kids. The "Titanic" star has been shooting new HBO show "" in New York City, but production was halted on Monday, May 24 after she suffered a mishap while playing with Mia, nine, and Joe, six - her two children with estranged husband Sam Mendes.

Winslet reportedly bumped her head when she fell over and was left badly bruised, forcing TV bosses to shut down production on the series. A source tells New York Post gossip column PageSix, "She fell after being hit by a basketball and suffered bruising that couldn't be covered with make-up, so the entire production was halted (on) Monday."

A representative for Winslet confirmed the incident, and insisted the star "is fine".

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