And the Oscar Goes To.... 4 Academy Award Nominees Managing Incontinence
Oscar nominees are famous for their stunning awards-night looks, but some may be discreetly wearing a continence containment product under their glittering dresses and suave tuxedos.
Here are 4 Academy Award nominees who have talked publicly about what it's like to manage incontinence, on or off the red carpet:
Winner Best Actress for The Reader
Kate Elizabeth Winslet is an Academy Award-winning English actress and singer. She's spoken openly about experiencing stress incontinence caused by sneezing, coughing or jumping on a trampoline since the birth of her last child.
Winner Best Supporting Actress for Ghost
Caryn Elaine Johnson, better known by her stage name Whoopi Goldberg, is an Oscar-winning American actress, comedian, and television host of The View where she was open about having light stress incontinence.
Samuel L. Jackson
Nominee Best Supporting Actor for Pulp Fiction
Samuel Leroy Jackson is an American actor and film producer who developed bladder control loss in his mid-40s and has talked openly about wearing continence care products while working on movie sets.
Helena Bonham Carter
Nominee Best Supporting Actress for The King's Speech
Helena Bonham Carter is an Oscar-nominated British actress who developed stress incontinence after the birth of her second child and has said she believes returning to work too early and in poor fitness was a contributing factor.
These are just a few of the many celebrities who have been open about managing continence issues. Read more on our blog: 13 Celebrities With Incontinence