How ‘Leonardo DiCaprio’ Scammed a Houston Widow Out of $800K by Claiming He Was Trapped in Scientology
Photo Illustration by Luis G. Rendon/The Daily Beast/GettyIn the summer of 2018, a 54-year-old woman living in a Houston suburb—a woman I’ll call Denise—decided to expand her social media horizons.“I’m not a social media butterfly,” she tells me. “I’m typically lurking on Facebook to see what my daughters are getting up to, but 2018 was a politically charged year. Twitter seemed like a good forum to pop in and blow off some steam.”Denise was working as a freelance writer, which included articlesnews.yahoo.com
Blanchett, del Toro on the femme fatale of 'Nightmare Alley'
With a touch of Barbara Stanwyck, a sumptuous Art Deco office and a deadly shade of crimson lipstick, Cate Blanchett plays a femme fatale in Guillermo del Toro’s “Nightmare Alley” with cunning embrace and subversion of the film noir archetype.
"Don't Look Up": Meryl Streep, Leonardo DiCaprio in a light-hearted look at the end of the world
The stars and writer-director Adam McKay discuss their new film, a satire about Earth's impending collision with a comet that offers a comical analogy to climate change – and mankind's reluctance to deal with it.cbsnews.com
Lenny Kravitz wows at private party during Miami Art week
Legendary rocker Lenny Kravitz gave a private performance Friday for a star-studded crowd that included Leonardo DiCaprio and local Latin boy band CNCO during Miami's Art Week. The lavish party is an annual affair hosted by business mogul and art collector Wayne Boich. Venus and Serena Williams danced and sang along as Kravitz took the stage for a 75-minute concert as a yacht pulled alongside to hear the rocker.news.yahoo.com
New this week: Foo Fighters, 'Malcolm & Marie' and Snoopy
Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. Directed by Goro Miyazaki (Hayao Miyazaki’s son), “Earwig” follows a 10-year-old orphan girl who gets some unconventional adoptive parents. — AP Film Writer Lindsey BahrMUSIC— Foo Fighters’ 10th album was originally supposed to be released last year but was one of many projects delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Fela’s son and grandson, Femi Kuti and Made Kuti, will release a double album called “Legacy +” on Friday. Ad— “Peanuts” puppy Snoopy gets top billing in “The Snoopy Show,” an Apple TV+ animated series debuting Friday on the streaming service.
SAG Awards moves air date to avoid conflict with Grammys
The SAG Awards announced Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, that the 27th annual ceremony has been moved to April 4. The awards had been originally scheduled to air March 14, but shifted to a different date to avoid conflict with the Grammys. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)LOS ANGELES – The Screen Actors Guild Awards will not share the same air date as the Grammys after all. Both awards events were scheduled to air March 14, but the SAG Awards shifted to a different date to avoid conflict with the Grammys. The SAG Awards will air on TNT and TBS at 9 p.m. EST.
Despite bleak 2020, celebrities make effort to brighten year
(AP Photo)LOS ANGELES – Yes, 2020 may seem like a complete fail with all the constant bad news and tragic moments. It’s been filled with gloom and doom(scrolling), but some celebrities and those inspired by them have tried to brighten a bleak year. He reassigned his 10 seamstresses in New York to produce thousands daily for health care workers on the frontlines. The singer and husband Emilio Estefan's restaurant Estefan Kitchen served up homemade meals for health care workers in Miami. The challenge coordinated offers by celebrities and athletes to raise funds to feed those in need during the pandemic.
Tarantino has deal for 2 books on films, including 1 his own
The Oscar-winning director has a two-book deal with Harper, beginning with a novelization of “Once Upon a Time ... In Hollywood” was released in 2019 and stars Leonardo DiCaprio as an actor and Brad Pitt as his stunt double. “In the ‘70s movie novelizations were the first adult books I grew up reading," Tarantino said in a statement Tuesday. “I see myself writing film books and starting to write theater, so I’ll still be creative. I just think I’ve given all I have to give to movies.”_____AP Film Writer Jake Coyle contributed to this report.
Celebs join Instagram 'freeze' to protest Facebook inaction
FILE - This Friday, Aug. 23, 2019 file photo shows the Instagram app icon on the screen of a mobile device in New York. Celebrities including Kim Kardashian West, Katy Perry and Leonardo DiCaprio are taking part in a 24-hour freeze Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020 on Instagram to protest against the failure of the social media platform's parent company, Facebook, to tackle misinformation and hateful content. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File)
Celebs join Instagram 'freeze' to protest Facebook inaction
FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 file photo, Kim Kardashian West speaks at the "Kim Kardashian West: The Justice Project" panel during the Oxygen TCA 2020 Winter Press Tour at the Langham Huntington, in Pasadena, Calif. Celebrities including Kim Kardashian West, Katy Perry and Leonardo DiCaprio are taking part in a 24-hour freeze Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020 on Instagram to protest against the failure of the social media platform's parent company, Facebook, to tackle misinformation and hateful content. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)LONDON – Kim Kardashian West, Katy Perry and Leonardo DiCaprio are among celebrities taking part in a 24-hour Instagram “freeze” on Wednesday to protest against what they say is parent company Facebook's failure to tackle violent and hateful content and election misinformation. The movement asks people to put up a message highlighting what they called the damage Facebook does but otherwise refrain from posting on Instagram for a day. With 188 million followers, Kardashian West is one of the most influential people on Instagram and support from her and other big names for the boycott saw Facebook shares slide in aftermarket trading late Tuesday.
Israeli top model Bar Refaeli convicted of tax evasion
Israeli top model Bar Refaeli wears a face mask as she arrives to a court, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Monday, July 20, 2020. Refaeli signed a plea bargain agreement with authorities to settle a long-standing tax evasion case against her and her family. The deal will require Refaeli to serve nine months of community service while her mother, Zipi, will be sent to prison for 16 months. The two are also ordered to pay a $1.5 million fine on top of millions of back taxes owed to the state. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty, Pool)
Online mattress retailer Casper IPO to raise $182.4 million
Casper Sleep, the online mattress retailer whose investors include actor Leonardo DiCaprio and rapper 50 Cent, said on Monday it aims to raise up to $182.4 million in its U.S. listing. The company plans to sell 9.6 million shares, including the underwriters' option, at between $17-$19 per share. The top end of the range values the company at $768.2 million, below the $1.1 billion valuation that it achieved in March last year. The New York-based company's investors include retailer Target Corp and investment firms Lerer Hippeau Ventures, IVP and NEA. Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, and Jefferies are the lead underwriters on the IPO.cnbc.com
Leonardo DiCaprio's foundation donating $3 million to Australia fire relief
Leonardo DiCaprio's Earth Alliance environmental organization will donate $3 million to help wildfire relief efforts in Australia. The foundation said Thursday that it has started the Australia Wildfire Fund to help with an "international response to the catastrophic bushfires" currently raging in the country. Phoebe Waller-Bridge said she would auction off her Globes outfit and have the proceeds go to firefighter relief at the Golden Globes on Sunday. Actor Russell Crowe skipped the Globes because he was home in Australia protecting his family. DiCaprio's foundation donated millions to help fight the wildfires that devastated the Amazon rainforest last year.cbsnews.com
'The Wolf of Wall Street' photo, with the real Jordan Belfort, sells for $200,000
An homage to excess, featuring the signatures of two Hollywood legends, quickly banked $200,000 from an unnamed buyer this week. The black-and-white "Wolves of Wall Street I," by famed British photographer David Yarrow, sold at Art Miami within 10 minutes of the art fair's opening. Yarrow was inspired by the 2013 film "The Wolf of Wall Street" and brought in the real Jordan Belfort, whose memoir the movie is based on, to feature in the photo. And that's not all: The photo also bears the signatures of director Martin Scorsese and actor Leonardo DiCaprio. "The Wolf of Wall Street project was an ambitious and important one for me as Martin Scorsese is one of my heroes," Yarrow said in a blog post on Nov. 1.cnbc.com
Brazil's president accuses actor DiCaprio of financing Amazon fires, offers no evidence
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro claimed on Friday that Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio financed fires being set in the Amazon rainforest, without presenting any evidence, the right-wing leader's latest broadside in casting blame over forest fires that have generated international concern. "This Leonardo DiCaprio is a cool guy, right? Giving money to torch the Amazon," Bolsonaro said on Friday during brief remarks in front of the presidential residence. DiCaprio has been an outspoken advocate on behalf of combating climate change, speaking frequently about environmental issues including the Amazon forest fires. His Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, which is focused on projects that "protect vulnerable wildlife from extinction," is part of the Earth Alliance.cnbc.com
Los Angeles Chargers not moving to London, owner tells LA Times
This season the Los Angeles Chargers play at Dignity Health Sports Park, as a new dual-team stadium to be shared with the Los Angeles Rams is under construction. LOS ANGELES - The Chargers moved to Los Angeles from San Diego before the 2017 NFL season. Dean Spanos told a Los Angeles Times reporter the report is "a lot of crap." (expletive) (expletive) that story. The report included a quote from Spanos, who says the team is committed to Los Angeles.
Leonardo DiCaprio praises Greta Thunberg as a 'leader of our time'
Leonardo DiCaprio attends the L.A. premiere of HBO's "Ice On Fire" at LACMA on June 5, 2019, in Los Angeles. (CNN) - Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has a lot of fans -- and Leonardo DiCaprio is one of them. Like Thunberg, DiCaprio is also an environmental activist. His Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation " supports projects around the world that build climate resiliency, protect vulnerable wildlife and restore balance to threatened ecosystems and communities." "I hope that Greta's message is a wake-up call to world leaders everywhere that the time for inaction is over," DiCaprio said.
Leonardo DiCaprio calls Greta Thunberg "a leader of our time"
Academy Award-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio praised teen activist Greta Thunberg in an Instagram post on Friday, calling her "a leader of our time." He said, "It is because of Greta, and young activists everywhere that I am optimistic about what the future holds." DiCaprio has been a vocal environmental activist for years through the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, which partners with projects that protect vulnerable wildlife from extinction. "I hope that Greta's message is a wake-up call to world leaders everywhere that the time for inaction is over," DiCaprio said. Thunberg spoke on Friday at a climate rally in Los Angeles and mentioned wildfires that have recently devastated parts of California.cbsnews.com
Camila Morrone on 'Mickey and the Bear' and Being Called 'The Next Jennifer
Earlier this year, actress Camila Morrone ascended the stairs at Cannes for the premiere of one of the festival's most-anticipated films. The directorial debut of actress Annabelle Attanasio, the film centers on Mickey (Morrone) as she comes of age living in small-town Montana with her opioid-addicted veteran father. ET caught up with Morrone to discuss filming Mickey and the Bear, her trip to Cannes, and being on the receiving end of comparisons to Jennifer Lawrence's Oscar-nominated performance in Winter's Bone. When you look back on filming now, do you have one moment that encapsulates your Mickey and the Bear experience? Then you got the full Cannes experience: You screened Mickey and the Bear there and got an incredible reception.
'DWTS': Kel Mitchell & Witney Carson Flawlessly Recreate Kate Winslet & Leonardo
Kel Mitchell and Witney Carson will "never let go" of their ballroom bliss! During Monday's highly anticipated "Movie Night" on Dancing With the Stars, #TeamDanceWitKel performed a Rumba to Celine Dion's "My Heart Will Go On." Channeling Kate Winslet as Rose DeWitt Bukater and Leonardo DiCaprio as Jack Dawson, Witney and Kel flawlessly recreated some of the most iconic scenes from 1997's Titanic. ABC first teased which movie Kel and Witney would be tackling via Instagram last Friday, sharing a photo of the two in rehearsal. Regarding the new voting format, which now includes a judges' save, Witney said it makes everything a bit more "scary."
Leonardo DiCaprio's fund pledges $5 million in aid amid Amazon fires
Leonardo DiCaprio attends the L.A. premiere of HBO's "Ice On Fire" at LACMA on June 5, 2019, in Los Angeles. LOS ANGELES - Earth Alliance, a new environmental organization created by Leonardo DiCaprio and his philanthropic friends, Laurene Powell Jobs and Brian Sheth, has pledged $5 million to help preserve the Amazon rainforest. Fires have surged in the Amazon this year -- the world's largest rainforest is burning at its highest rate since 2013 -- and Brazil's National Institute for Space Research says more than one-and-a-half soccer fields of Amazon rainforest are being destroyed every minute of every day. They are: Instituto Associacao Floresta Protegida (Kayapo), Coordination of the Indigenous Organizations of the Brazilian Amazon (COIAB), Instituto Kabu (Kayapo), Instituto Raoni (Kayapo) and Instituto Socioambiental (ISA). The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation (LDF) merged with Earth Alliance last month to "help address the urgent threats to our planet's life support systems."
Leonardo DiCaprio's Earth Alliance Fund to Donate $5 Million to Amazon Amid Raging Fires
Leonardo DiCaprio is putting up money to help combat the raging wild fires irreparably devastating the Amazon. After joining the chorus of voices speaking out to raise awareness about the near-cataclysmic tragedy tearing through the rainforest -- doing untold damage to the environment through its impact on climate change and devastation of biodiversity -- the Oscar winner's environmental foundation, Earth Alliance, has launched the Amazon Forest Fund. "The Amazon rainforest is on fire, with more than 9,000 wildfires scorching delicate, irreplaceable landscapes across Brazil this week -- year to date, more than 72,000 fires have been reported by Brazils National Institute for Space Research (INPE). This is a significant increase from the 40,000 fires in Brazil at this point last year," the Amazon Forest Fund stated on the program's newly created homepage. According to CBS News, there are several additional organizations to donate to that are working to save the rainforest, including Amazon Conservation Team, Amazon Conservation Association, the Rainforest Trust and the Rainforest Foundation.
Leonardo DiCaprio and Other Stars Share Old Amazon Photos in Effort to Help Fight Current Fires
Stars have taken to social media in droves in the hopes of shedding light on the plight of the Amazon rainforest. But several images that have been shared are actually from older Amazonian fires and some are not even from the Amazon at all. CNN notes that the photo was published on a website in 2018, showing earlier fires than the ones currently ravaging the Amazon. The site notes that the fires themselves are not in question, as Brazil has reported 80 percent more fires in 2019 than there were last year. Many stars have spoken out following the lack of media coverage surrounding the fires.
Madonna, Leo DiCaprio among celebs speaking out about Amazon fires
CNN Video(CNN) - Huge fires have been blazing through the Brazilian rainforest this week, with more than half in the Amazon region. A growing number of high-profile celebrities are among those speaking out about the potential global catastrophe. "President Bolsonaro please change your policies and help not only your country but the entire planet," said American singer Madonna in an Instagram post. "The Amazon Rainforest produces more than 20% of the world's oxygen and its been burning for the past 3 weeks. Brazil's space research center (INPE) said this week that the number of fires in Brazil are 80% higher than last year.
Whitney Port Says She Turned Down a One-Night Stand With Leonardo DiCaprio Because She Was 'Too
Whitney Port has one regret -- and she's sharing what it is now. The Hills: New Beginnings star chatted with her best friend, Andrea Cuttler, on her With Whit podcast released earlier this week, where she revealed that she almost had a one-night stand with Leonardo DiCaprio. Port then said that she and DiCaprio texted for six months, only reuniting once during that time. I had never had a one-night stand. RELATED CONTENT:Brad Pitt Says Leonardo DiCaprio Throws 'Best Tantrums Ever' in New Movie'The Hills' Star Whitney Port Reveals She Had a MiscarriageWhitney Port Sheds Tears Over Mom Bullies Who Judge Her Days on 'The Hills'
Brad Pitt Is Extra Suave in All-Beige Look With a Fedora: Pics!
Brad Pitt channeled Old Hollywood at the Mexico City premiere of his new Quentin Tarantino film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, on Monday night. Pitt paired a tan suit with a slightly darker brown collared shirt and a woven beige fedora. The Oscar winner was not joined by his co-stars, Leonardo DiCaprio and Margot Robbie. "He's a good egg, and I'm really happy the restraining order was lifted off of me so we were able to work again," Pitt joked of working with DiCaprio. We come from the same circle, and I really admire his taste and his choices and I'm really happy this one lined up for us."
'Euphoria' Stars Storm Reid and Algee Smith React to That Zendaya Scene and Tease Season 2
Euphoria may have debuted to controversy and sensational headlines, but season one went out on top. I feel like its for your own interpretation, Reid said, before praising Levinson and Zendaya on all their hard work. Well get the final answer, I feel like, in the first couple episodes of season two, Reid teased. I feel like she will definitely evolve and you will see more of how she feels in her perspective, Reid said. But I feel like shell really come to life in season two.Reid is not the only sister hopeful for more screen time when Euphoria returns.
'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' Star Julia Butters Shares a Sweet Memory of Luke Perry
"He said that he likes to have the TV on, just for noise, while he's writing the script," Butters says. In fact, she was the first actor Tarantino auditioned for the role of precocious child actor Trudi Fraser in the '60s-set tale of Tinseltown. Butters calls DiCaprio her "mentor," saying the Oscar winner became someone she could look up to through the experience. I'm going to do what he does.'" He would say, 'Every take, I'm going to ask you if you're OK, because I would never forgive myself if I ever hurt my princess.'
Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and Margot Robbie Stun at 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood'
Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and Margot Robbie are turning heads in London! DiCaprio, clad in a classy three-piece suit, striped tie and leather shoes, shaded his eyes with a pair of Oliver Peoples sunglasses. Samir Hussein/WireImagePitt opted for a slightly more casual look, sporting some scruff and leaving the collar of his navy dress shirt unbuttoned. Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images for SonyRobbie's makeup artist, Pati Dubroff, added an extra dash of glam, matching the actress' beauty look to her gorgeous gown with a sunset smokey eye, light mascara and rose lips. Isabel Infantes/PA Images via Getty ImagesAfter arriving at the premiere solo, DiCaprio, Pitt and Robbie posed together for a few pics on the red carpet.
Review: Tarantino's return paints picture of colorful Hollywood era
Now, after a nearly four-year absence from the big screen, Tarantino is back with a movie that looks at a particularly colorful time in Hollywood -- the late 1960s. The actors subsequent movie career went nowhere and he finds himself doing the same old guest roles on various TV shows. DiCaprio delivers another wonderful performance as an actor with undeniable talent but who still harbors incredible insecurities. He has one particularly wonderful scene opposite 12-year-old Julia Butters (from American Housewife) as a no-nonsense child actress who takes her craft VERY seriously. The whole 1960s era also plays a big part in the movie and the production design is incredible.
'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood': A Guide to the Real-Life Hollywood Players
Margot Robbie as Sharon TateRobbie plays Sharon Tate, the actress who had graduated from TV appearances on The Beverly Hillbillies to rising movie star. At the time of her death, the 26-year-old was married to Roman Polanski and eight-and-a-half months pregnant with their first child. He and Tate dated until she met Roman Polanski, at which point they ended their relationship but the three remained close friends. Rafal Zawierucha as Roman PolanskiPolish actor Zawierucha plays director Roman Polanski, who met Tate on the set of The Fearless Vampire Killers, in 1966. Sebring introduced Tate to Lee and Lee became her martial arts adviser for the 1969 comedy The Wrecking Crew.
Leonardo DiCaprio Loves 'Euphoria' -- And Zendaya is Geeked
Zendaya was left speechless after Leonardo DiCaprio revealed that he loves her new show, Euphoria. "I just saw Euphoria, that show is amazing," DiCaprio told Varietyduring the Quentin Tarantino-directed film's red carpet earlier this week. At that same premiere, ET spoke with actress Sydney Sweeney, who co-stars with Zendaya in Euphoria and DiCaprio in OUATIH. Sweeney had also previously told ET at the Euphoria junket that she "had to pinch myself" when she worked alongside DiCaprio and Pitt. RELATED CONTENT:'Euphoria' Star Sydney Sweeney Teases Cassie's Upcoming Episode (Exclusive)'Euphoria' Renewed for Season 2 at HBO'Euphoria': Zendaya Warns Fans About 'Triggering' Scenes as Cast Responds to Controversy
Quentin Tarantino Says Tom Cruise Nearly Played Brad Pitt's Role in 'Once Upon a Time in
While Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio are one of the hottest on-screen duos of the year in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, director Quentin Tarantino recently revealed that another major A-lister was approached to star. Sitting down with Josh Horowitz on his Happy Sad Confused podcast, the filmmaker admitted that, at one point, he reached out to Tom Cruise to play the role of stuntman Cliff Booth, which eventually went to Pitt. In the film, DiCaprio plays a fading movie star named Rick Dalton, while Pitt plays his close friend and stunt double. I love Brad Pitt in this film but I also desperately want Tom Cruise in a QT film. In this chat Tarantino confirms Tom Cruise nearly played Brad Pitt's role in ONCE.
Brad Pitt Says Leonardo DiCaprio Throws 'Best Tantrums Ever' in 'Once Upon a Time in
Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt are sharing the screen for the first time in Quentin Tarantino's new sprawling period drama Once Upon a Time In Hollywood, and it seems that the pair have forged a real-life friendship that mirrors their on-screen bond. Pitt walked the red carpet at the film's Los Angeles premiere on Monday, and opened up to ET's Keltie Knight about working opposite his fellow Oscar winner. "He's a good egg, and I'm really happy the restraining order was lifted off of me, so we were able to work together," Pitt joked. "He throws one of the best tantrums ever laid down on film." Meanwhile, DiCaprio shared some equally appreciative sentiments about his on-screen bestie, explaining to ET that the chemistry between himself and Pitt "really came naturally."
Leonardo DiCaprio Opens Up About His 'Humbling' Career at 'Once Upon a Time in
In Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Leonardo DiCaprio plays a washed-up actor whose star is dimming as the tides of show business turn and he's unable to keep up. Unlike his on-screen counterpart, DiCaprio himself has enjoyed unmitigated success throughout his career, earning piles of accolades and wild popularity -- and the 44-year-old actor acknowledges how fortunate he's been. "I feel lucky to be an actor who's been able to work this long." While the pair are best friends of many, many years in the film, DiCaprio said the chemistry between himself and Pitt "really came naturally." The star said that he and Pitt were able to immediately embody their characters "as soon as we stepped into these shoes."
Mark Wahlberg Reflects on Leonardo DiCaprio Friendship With ET's 'Basketball Diaries'
Mark Wahlberg and Leonardo DiCaprio go way back. The two actors co-starred in the 1995 drama The Basketball Diaries, where despite their characters being best friends onscreen, Wahlberg and DiCaprio's relationship off-screen was strained. a 19-year-old DiCaprio asks, to which Wahlberg, 23 at the time, replies, "Friends till the end." Watch ET's Basketball Diaries set visit in the video below. RELATED CONTENT:Leonardo DiCaprio Shares His Thoughts on Whether Jack Could Have Fit on the Door in 'Titanic'Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio on the Prospect of Reaching Their 'Shelf Life' in HollywoodMark Wahlberg Recalls 'Basketball Diaries' Feud With Leonardo DiCaprio
Does Leonardo DiCaprio Think Jack Could Have Fit on Door in 'Titanic'?
Is Leonardo DiCaprio finally answering one of the great mysteries of filmmaking? DiCaprio portrayed Jack in the Oscar-winning film and during a recent MTV interview with his Once Upon a Time in Hollywood co-stars Margot Robbie and Brad Pitt, the question came up. DiCaprio replied, I have no comment.Im gonna go back and look now, shoot! Pitt chimed in. DiCaprio insisted with a laugh, I said I have no comment.It's movie magic, my friends, Pitt joked. RELATED STORIESHow Beyonce, Leo DiCaprio Are Getting Even Richer off UberSee What Happens When James Corden Texts Leonardo DiCaprio From J.Lo's PhoneStuntman Who Acted As Bear in 'The Revenant': I Thought I Was Hurting Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio Shares His Thoughts on Whether Jack Could Have Fit on the Door in '
Leonardo DiCaprio is addressing the biggest movie controversy of all time! It's been over 20 years since the actor starred as Jack in Titanic and cinephiles are still wondering: Could Jack have fit on the door at the end of Titanic? Now, DiCaprio was finally asked his thoughts on whether Jack could have fit on the floating door during an MTV interview promoting Once Upon a Time in Hollywood with Margot Robbie and Brad Pitt. "He just should have tried harder to get on that door, because I think we would have [fit]!" RELATED CONTENT:Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio on the Prospect of Reaching Their 'Shelf Life' in HollywoodBrad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio Can't Believe They've Never Done a Movie Together Until NowTitanic Director Reveals the Iconic Line Leonardo DiCaprio Wasn't Into
Back Story: The global financial scandal that has spread from Malaysia to Hollywood
Investigators say Riza, who is Najibs stepson, used money from 1MDB to bankroll a production company, Red Granite Pictures. Leonardo DiCaprio stars in "The Wolf of Wall Street." (Handout)Among the films they financed were Dumb and Dumber To, the sequel to the 1994 comedy blockbuster, and the $100-million The Wolf of Wall Street, directed by Martin Scorsese. It is believed DiCaprio, Scorsese and others involved in the film did not know the source of Red Granites money. But he allegedly used 1MDB money to throw star-studded Las Vegas parties and shower celebrities with expensive gifts.latimes.com
On this day: November 11
1974: Actor Leonardo DiCaprio, an Oscar-winner for his performance in "The Revenant," is born in Los Angeles. DiCaprio has also been nominated for Oscars for "The Wolf of Wall Steet," "Blood Diamond," "The Aviator" and "What's Eating Gilbert Grape," and is also known for movies such as "Romeo + Juliet," "Titanic," "Gangs of New York," "Catch Me If You Can," "The Departed," "Inception" and "The Great Gatsby." Hide Caption
Who made the Time 100 most influential people list?
Actor Leonardo DiCaprio, IMF chief Christine Lagarde and Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator and star of hit Broadway musical “Hamilton,” are among this year’s Time 100 Most Influential People list. Time magazine editor Nancy Gibbs joins "CBS This Morning" to reveal the others who made the cut.cbsnews.com
Leonardo DiCaprio gives the pope a special gift
Leonard DiCaprio visited Pope Francis, greeting him in Italian and giving the pontiff a book of paintings by Hieronymus Bosch. Leonardo explained the book was hanging above his crib as a young boy. It represented promise of the future and enlightenment, which DiCaprio said was representational of the Pope's vision as well.cbsnews.com
Leonardo DiCaprio on grueling challenges for "The Revenant"
DiCaprio is generating Oscar buzz for his role in the new movie, "The Revenant." It is based on the true story of Hugh Glass. DiCaprio plays a frontiersman brutally mauled by a bear. He crawls 200 miles to get revenge. Charlie Rose interviewed DiCaprio and director Alejandro Iñárritu for his PBS program, and the actor described it as his most physically challenging role ever. Watch the full interview Thursday night on "Charlie Rose."cbsnews.com
Leonardo DiCaprio teams with Netflix for documentary projects
Leonardo DiCaprio teams with Netflix for documentary projects Leonardo DiCaprio is taking his environmental activism to the streaming service. And, two popular bands are teaming up for a summer tour. Suzanne Marques has those stories in today's Eye on Entertainment.cbsnews.com