May 27, 2002 - A Cosmopolitan
magazine blind item reads: "My buddy is this great actor who could have
any woman he wants. The one he has is a gorgeous model, but she's a bit
of a nutcase. He hates to be late, but she couldn't care less about time.
When she came two-and-a-half hours late to my birthday party, he'd had
enough. While he was reaming her out in front of everyone, she casually
tossed a drink all over the front of his pants and walked out. We consoled
him for the rest of the night and really thought their relationship was
over for good this time. But
just a week later, they were totally back together, screaming and yelling
in public. Truth is, I think he likes her wacky behavior."
May 26, 2002 - Feedroom.com
has a brief clip from the Gangs of New York sneak peak at Cannes earlier
this week. Included are Q&A's with Leo, Martin, and Harvey.
May 25, 2002 - New photos
of Leo and Gisele together are posted on our message board, including photos
of the pair watching the LA Lakers basketball playoffs.
May 25, 2002 - The Enquirer
reports Leonardo Dicaprio had a bet with his 'Spiderman' pal Tobey Maguire
that his movie wouldn't beat the 'Titanic' first weekend take of $28 million.
It blew 'Titanic' away so Leo had to pay up $5000.
May 24, 2002 - Leo DiCaprio
is featured in a video clip on Access Hollywood's website. Leo said of
the GONY event at Cannes, "My palms were sweaty at first, but I swear at
the end of the 20 minutes I was getting chills. I literally got a chill
down my spine by the end of it and I felt the energy in the audience."
May 24, 2002 - Foxnews.com's
Roger Friedman reports the other night both Leo DiCaprio and Cameron Diaz
helped agent Rick Yorn celebrate his birthday. Yorn has recently split
from Mike Ovitz and taken his clients to a company called The Firm.
May 24, 2002 - E! Online's
Ted Casablanca talked a bit about how Leo DiCaprio wasn't so much liked
during the filming of Gangs Of New York, especially compared to co-star
May 22, 2002 - Roger Friedman
of Foxnews.com has on hand at Cannes to witness the 20 minute preview of
Gangs of New York - and had good things to say about Leo. Friedman said,
"The little we saw of him in the Gangs clip suggested that he has matured
and found his niche as an adult actor. He has the looks and makings of
a mega star a la Mel Gibson and John Travolta. His future seems assured,
no matter what the tabloids say." Read more.
May 22, 2002 - AP has news
on Gangs of New York at Cannes. "I'd oftentimes hear him sharpening his
knives in his trailer," Leo DiCaprio said laughingly, trying to give a
sense of how Daniel Day-Lewis threw himself into his character in the film
Gangs of New York. "For him, every character is like fighting a battle."
May 22, 2002 - The Mirror
has the more juicy reports from Monday's Gangs of New York press conference
in Cannes. When Harvey Weinstein was pressed for details on his fight with
Martin Scorsese he snapped, "I'm no angel. But this film is a labour of
love. The story about any arguing is totally fu**ing rubbish."
May 22, 2002 - CNN quotes
Leo talking about the period that Gangs of New York takes place saying,
"It's a really unique time in our history, and it was so affected by the
Civil War and the hoards of immigrants coming in from the potato famine,
and it was the birth of our country basically." Read more.
May 22, 2002 - Esquire magazine
has a great feature with Gangs of New York mastermind Martin Scorsese and
Miramax chief Harvey Weinstein in their first joint interview on the project.
The two bicker about the length of the film and the jar of ears that Harvey
has tried for years to get out of the script.
May 22, 2002 - Empire Online
has details of the Gangs of New York screening at Cannes, billed as 'an
hour with Martin Scorsese'.
May 21, 2002 - "Gangs of
New York" finally hit the big screen on Monday -- but it was only for a
20-minute teaser at Cannes. On hand were stars Leonard DiCaprio and Cameron
Diaz, and at the end, DiCaprio leapt to his feet to lead a standing ovation
for Martin Scorsese.
May 21, 2002 - The Mirror
reports on Leo at Cannes who isn't being his usual partying self. Leo admits
it's tough being out in public, "It's such a big problem. People come up
to me all the time. It's non- stop and it's got out of control. Wherever
I go people seem to want a part of me. That's why I have the minders by
my side all the time. It's a neccessity. I'm here to work."
May 21, 2002 - WireImage.com
has photos of Leo at the Cannes 2002 - "Gangs Of New York" Photocall on
Monday. Check them out here.
May 21, 2002 - WireImage.com
has photos of Leo at the Cannes 2002 - "Gangs of New York" Premiere on
Monday. Check them out here.
May 21, 2002 - The New York
Post reports Leo DiCaprio was nervous about the screening of Gangs of New
York at Cannes. "My palms were sweaty at first - but by the end of the
20 minutes, I was getting chills," he said.
May 19, 2002 - Microsoft
billionaire Paul Allen is in Cannes with his white floating palace "Charade"
where Giorgio Armani will host a star-studded party for Martin Scorsese,
Leonardo DiCaprio and Cameron Diaz later in the Cannes film festival.
May 19, 2002 - Leo DiCaprio
was featured on ET on MTV this weekend and said of pal and Spiderman star
Tobey Maguire, "He's seen a lot of stuff happen to me, so he knows what
to do and what not to do." He also talked about supporting any type of
alternative fuel technology and how he and his family have alternative
May 19, 2002 - This week's
US Weekly features a photo of Leo kissing his mother Irmalin after a Mother's
Day breakfast in Los Angeles.
May 19, 2002 - The New York
Post reports at a shoot for Victoria's Secret last week, a source says
Gisele Bundchen kept squishing her boobs together and saying, 'Thees ees
for Leo,' and 'Thees ees for my boyfriend,' while she posed in her tiny
lingerie. The source added, "No way she is with that cad [Steve Bing]."
May 18, 2002 - Leonardo DiCaprio
looked at ease with his supermodel girlfriend Gisele Bundchen on a public
outing this week, despite her socializing with Steve Bing. Leo laughed
and kissed Gisele as they took in a basketball game in Los Angeles.
May 16, 2002 - E! Online's
Ted Casablanca reports Leo DiCaprio was spotted recently with three guy
pals at Doughboys, where he was clothed in camo pants, sunglasses and his
usual Lakers baseball hat while stuffing in a plate of blueberry pancakes.
May 12, 2002 - Neil Norman
reports Leo DiCaprio has lost weight for the Steven Spielberg-directed
'Catch Me If You Can'.
May 12, 2002 - Guardian has
an article written by Harvey Weinstein, head of Miramax, who responds to
accusations that he has been heavy-handed with director Martin Scorsese
on the set of Gangs of New York, with several mentions of Leo. Check it
May 11, 2002 - Leonardo DiCaprio's
mother Irmeline DiCaprio was on the Late Show with David Letterman on Friday
to take part in a special Mother's Day Top 10. The top 10 was for the best
advise you've given your kid, and Irmeline, one of 9 celebrity mothers
in the studio (Dave's mom was at home in Indiana), said "You want to impress
your mom? Buy her a new house for Mother's Day." Read more.
May 9, 2002 - Splash had
an article and photos, since removed, on Leo DiCaprio investing a huge amount of money
in The Standard - a sexy new hotel for lovers.
May 9, 2002 - Splash news
spoke to Leonardo DiCaprio's brother Adam who credits himself for getting
his brother into the acting business. The 27 year old is looking to follow
his younger brother's success with his film debut in 'Pups' opposite Burt
May 9, 2002 - E! Online's
Ted Casablanca stuck up for how much coverage he gives Leo after a reader
said he's only had one hit movie by saying, "Don't expect me to close the
Leo Desk; that boy is hardly done surprising us, trust me. Gangs of New
York will bring a new breed of brouhaha--much more than The Beach did,
May 7, 2002 - MSNBC's Jeannette
Walls reports while Gisele Bundchen's manager insists that she's
still dating Leonardo DiCaprio, many questioned that after she was spotted
having a quiet dinner with former flame, billionaire Joao Paulo Diniz.
May 4, 2002 - US Weekly reports
Leo DiCaprio and pals were at Los Angeles eatery Swingers when they were
told they'd have to wait for a table. An insider said, "That really got
[Leo] upset, and he caused a humongous ruckus, shouting and screaming.
It was a real big scene, then he and his group just bolted."
May 3, 2002 - The New York
Post reports Leo DiCaprio and pals Tobey Maguire and Lukas Haas were spotted
sharing a table with Heather Graham at Lotus' hot Tuesday night party.
May 3, 2002 - "He and Gisele
have finally, absolutely, broken up," Leo DiCaprio campers informed E!
Online's Ted Casablanca.
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