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    Hairdressing Was Kate Winslet's Backup Career Until She Cut Off A Friend's Ear

    The piece of flesh is now The Ear of the Ocean.

    Before her days hogging up space on floating doors in the Atlantic Ocean, Kate Winslet thought she'd give hairdressing a shot. Unfortunately for one of her friend's ears, the career ended with a Winslit:

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    While stopping by The Tonight Show on Wednesday, Kate revealed to Jimmy Fallon that she pursued hairdressing as a backup career in case acting didn't work out:

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    "When I was younger, I thought to myself, 'Well, if I don't end up making it as an actress or even getting a job ever, I'd quite like to be a hairdresser.' So I started by cutting my own hair, obviously, I think as one does."

    Sadly, Kate's hairdressing days ended just as quickly as they began when she nearly Van Gogh'd a friend's ear while giving him a haircut...

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    "A family friend, who is a fully-grown man, allowed me to cut his hair and I cut off a piece of his ear. I've never told this story on television ever in my life!"

    ...AND IT WAS A BIG ENOUGH CHUNK OF EAR THAT SHE COULD SEE IT FALL!

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    "And I actually saw it fall."

    But hey, at least this friend can say Kate Winslet cut off his ear!

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    "It was a little nick, it wasn't a chunk. It was really upsetting."

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