January 30, 2004 - The New
York Daily News reports Leonardo DiCaprio was spotted at the Miramax bash
post-Golden Globes looking approachable and friendly. He tells Lloyd Grove,
"I remember when the tabloids would write something about me every day
- it was crazy."
30, 2004 - The New York Post reports Joe Roth, the head of Revolution Studios,
was furious Leonardo DiCaprio was a presenter at Sunday's Golden Globes.
Roth, who is producing next month's Academy Awards, has been trying to
persuade DiCaprio to hand out an Oscar. "Leo had never been a presenter
at any awards show," a spy said, "Joe has been wooing him forever - and
Leo has ignored him." Roth is said to be blaming Harvey Weinstein for steering
DiCaprio to the more comfortable Globes show.
January 30, 2004 - Roger
Friedman of FoxNews.com reports Leonardo DiCaprio is back. Still cruising
on his 'Titanic' fame, DiCaprio managed to cause a sensation Sunday night
at the Golden Globe ceremonies and later at both the Miramax and CAA parties.
This should be the beginning of Leo's march to the 2005 Oscars for his
portrayal of Howard Hughes in Martin Scorsese's Warner Bros. film 'The
Aviator'. Read more.
January 30, 2004 - The Enquirer
reports Leonardo Dicaprio held up a line at a supermarket when he questioned
the price of a $5.99 six-pack of water. It turns out it was on sale for
$4.99 and he saved the dollar, not for the money, it was just the principle
of the thing.
January 26, 2004 - Leonardo
DiCaprio was on hand for the 'NRDC dedication of the David Family Action
Center and the Leonardo DiCaprio e-Activism Zone' in the NRDC building
in Santa Monica, California on Thursday (January 22). Check out pictures
and RexFeatures (page1
January 22, 2004 - The Mirror
reports Leonardo DiCaprio is still desperate to get back his camera - and
the pictures it contains. So far the $20,000 reward he put up for its safe
return has gone unclaimed. "When people at the club realised it was Leo's
camera that had gone missing, everyone wanted to find it," said a source.
"It was not just to give it back and claim the cash but to see if there
were some hot photos of the pair of them. After all, they are two of the
most desirable people around today."
January 22, 2004 - Leonardo
Dicaprio was photographed at the Los Angeles Lakers against the Phoenix
Suns game during the first half of action at Staples Center on Monday (January
19) in Los Angeles, California.
January 22, 2004 - The Washington
Post reports that while out hiking in the wilds with his supermodel girlfriend,
Gisele Bundchen, Leonardo DiCaprio comes upon the strangers and gladly
offers his own water supply. The grateful Washingtonians don't want to
be identified, for fear of seeming to exploit their brush with celebrity.
But Leo's PR man, Ken Sunshine, says the actor was in Peru last month and
confirms: "This sounds like something he would do. He does a lot of really
January 19, 2004 - Entertainment
Weekly spoke with 'The Aviator' director Martin Scorsese about working
with Leonardo DiCaprio on the project. "He goes from this extraordinarily
handsome young man, full of life, to a man who's tortured by his own shortcomings,"
Scorsese said. He added that he shares a bond with DiCaprio now like "De
Niro and Keitel."
January 17, 2004 - The Sun
had photos, since removed, of Leonardo DiCaprio and Gisele Bundchen sharing a kiss while
watching the LA Lakers game, only to have Leo yawn right afterwards.
January 14, 2004 - Gisele
Bundchen, who is making her acting debut in 'Taxi', didn't ask long-time
arm candy Leonardo DiCaprio for acting tips. "I never asked anything about
his work so he doesn't ask about mine," the model told Caras, a mag in
her native Brazil. "I wouldn't like to have him giving me opinions about
my job. Nor would I ever tell him how should he do a scene. We don't talk
about work ever." In the interview, Gisele also revealed that she once
saw a shrink: "Nobody knows the burden I carry. I left home January 1995.
Just because my career is going well people think I'm strong."
January 14, 2004 - Leonardo
Dicaprio was on hand at the Los Angeles Lakers against the Cleveland Cavaliers
game at Staples Center on Monday (January 12) in Los Angeles, California.
Check out a picture at GettyImages.
January 10, 2004 - The Glasgow
Daily Record reports Leonardo DiCaprio is seething at reports Tom Cruise
could sink his chances of playing comic-book hero Iron Man. Leo, 29, was
expected to land the role of Marvel's metal-clad superhero, but a friend
said: "Leo was very interested and thought things were moving ahead. Now
it seems everything is on hold for Tom Cruise. Leo is angry Cruise could
just step in like that. Tom is a Hollywood big-hitterbut so is he."
January 4, 2004 - The Sun
reports Gisele Bundchen's mother Vania has insisted there will be no marriage
between her daughter and Leonardo DiCaprio. Vanial said: "The Gisele I
know is not ready to marry anyone. It is too early for her. She is not
getting married to Leo DiCaprio."
January 1, 2004 - New York
Magazine hears Leonardo DiCaprio has got such a problem with Ashton Kutcher,
the host of MTVís 'Punk'd', that he thwarted Kutcher's plans to punk his
girlfriend, Gisele Bundchen. Kutcher, who recently announced heís quitting
the show, had intended to cover her house in plastic, but the stunt was
aborted. Read more.
January 1, 2004 - Leonardo
DiCaprio wants a Brazilian wedding with Gisele Bundchen according to a
friend of the supermodel. A source close to Gisele told The Sun, "The family
don't want a circus like Madonnaís wedding, but they don't want them to
elope like Gwyneth Paltrow and Coldplay singer Chris Martin either." Read
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