July 31, 2000 - Leonardo DiCaprio
has been cast to star in DreamWorks' Catch Me if You Can, according to
Hollywood trade papers, which he will play a con man, the true story
of Frank Abagnale Jr., a Zelig-esque crook.
29, 2000 - From the Yahoo Chat with Pagesix.com's Chris Wilson "zmandy
asks: Is it true that Leo Decapro is gay? p6_chris_wilson: If Leo is gay,
someone should tell his gorgeous supermodel galpal, Gisele Bundchen"
July 26, 2000 - Leonardo
DiCaprio is talking with DreamWorks about playing the youngest man to make
the FBI's most-wanted list. In Catch Me If You Can he'd star as
Frank Abagnale, a forger who became a consultant to the bureau, reports
The Hollywood Reporter.
July 20, 2000 - A photographer
at New York's Spa was roughed up by Leonardo DiCaprio's bodyguard for taking
pictures even though he didn't know Leo was even there, reports the New
York Daily News. He says the bodyguard ripped up the film even though he
offered to expose it.
July 20, 2000 - Chic Happens
reports that Leonardo DiCaprio was dumped by Gisele Bundchen in favor of
billionaire Joao-Paulo Diniz, whom Gisele was getting friendly with during
a recent trip to Brazil, as we reported earlier. Gisele was said to have
dropped the news by telephone. DiCaprio currently is being linked to his
former Growing Pains co-star, Tracy Gold.
July 11, 2000 - The Star
reports that after best friend Toby Maguire broke up with Rashida Jones,
Leo set up a 25th birthday party at an LA club with a 3-1 ratio of women
July 9, 2000 - This month's
Spin magazine has a piece about Matchbox 20 where Rob Thomas talks about
meeting Leo and introducing himself, only to be brushed off from the actor.
July 9, 2000 - Pagesix.com's
VA Musetto, movie critic, was on a Yahoo chat last week, where he was asked
about Titanic. His thoughts: "It was awful, Leonardo DiCaprio is a lousy
actor, the plot was dumb." When asked if there would be a sequel, he said
"I hope not" [ouch]
July 6, 2000 - Star Magazine
reports that Gisele has gained 10 pounds after going out with Leo because
all he wants to do is eat. She says she'll be doing plus size modeling
if he can't convince him to go on a diet. [maybe she's working it off with
July 5, 2000 - The NY Daily
News reports that Leo's rep is saying there isn't going to be a summer
house webcam for Leonardo and Gisele, as has been reported.
July 4, 2000 - Gisele
apparently hooked up with her ex-flame, billionaire playboy Joao-Paulo
Diniz, who owns a restaurant in the city. Diniz was spotted leaving Gisele's
apartment late Wednesday night according to the New York Post. In addition,
Diniz is throwing a party for Gisele this weekend at his island beach house.
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