Movie actress KATE WINSLET still owes director husband Sam Mendes money for his wedding ring.

The couple wed last summer (03) in the Caribbean - and the big day was so unplanned, the TITANIC star didn't have a ring for her new husband.

Winslet reveals her friend, who joined the couple on vacation, suggested an impromptu wedding ceremony and the pair thought it was a good idea. Three days later, they were man and wife.

Winslet used a ring Mendes had bought her the previous St Valentine's Day (14FEB03), but she had nothing for him.

The actress recalls, "Sam got on a boat with a friend to go to a bigger island and they bought a ring.

"To this day he paid for his wedding ring and I still haven't given him the money."

19/03/2004 17:54