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October 27, 2000 - Jeannette Walls of MSNBC is reporting that Gisele and Leo are not engaged, nor are they a couple, according to sources. Apparently wedding rumors were started by friends who thought it would be good publicity. A source told her, "the reports of a romance were greatly exaggerated. . . . the engagement stuff was too much."

October 24, 2000 - More details of the Martin Scorsese controversy from the London Observer, who report that he was indeed angry with Leo for is consistent tardiness. An Italian extra told the Observer, "I couldn’t understand it all, because he was speaking so fast," adding "but he was very angry. We didn’t know where to look."

October 24, 2000 - The Star reports that James Cameron approached Leo to make a cameo appearance in his new TV series Dark Angel, but Leo not only turned him down, but had his reps do it for him. Cameron is said to be miffed over the snub.

October 23, 2000 - Entertaindom.com reports more news from Gisele on the wedding rumors floating about, as she insists, "There is no way I'm engaged. I'm only 20. I do see Leo, but that's as far as it goes."

October 21, 2000 - Leo DiCaprio barely made it to #99 on the list of Entertainment Weekly's 101 Most Powerful People in Hollywood. While crediting Leo with being powerful enough to turn down Star Wars to do Gangs of New York, they did list as 'debits' his poor box office performance in The Beach as well as his ABC/Earth Day interview with President Clinton which was "a titanic PR disaster".

October 21, 2000 - Gisele commented on Access Hollywood regarding rumors her and Leo were getting married by saying, "...I think they're (the press) crazy... that's crazy . . . I think they're crazy."

October 20, 2000 - The New York Daily News reports that there was "deep skepticism" over Leo and Gisele's rumored marriage at the eYada.com Gossip Summit.

October 20, 2000 - Fox411's Roger Friedman reports that he doubts the story of Leo getting publically yelled at on the set of Gangs of New York as the director has never in the past invited confrontation. He also reports that one of Leo's friends he talked to had no idea of the marriage story or the reports of all night partying and doubts that it's true.

October 20, 2000 - The New York Daily News' Liz Smith on recent Leo rumors "his rep says we can go to the bank with: 'He's absolutely not engaged', 'He's not partying', 'Martin Scorsese did not scold him on the set of Gangs of New York', 'He looks terrific' and 'He's working out everyday.'"

October 17, 2000 - The New York Daily News today is reporting that they're hearing Gisele Bundchen has been trying on wedding dresses designed by Laura Biagiotti and that Leo is said to have approached the American consulate there about documents needed for a wedding. Despite this, his rep insisted that they are not engaged.

October 17, 2000 - More details on the rumored wedding of Leo and Gisele, as London's Sunday Mail reports "Leo told pals that he wanted to make the occasion special. He filled her hotel suite with flowers and ordered a 300 [pound, about $438] bottle of champagne."

October 15, 2000 - Additional info regarding Leo's problems being tardy at Gangs of New York is being published by the Post today, as they claim "Martin Scorsese finally lashed out at Leo the other day with a 'humiliating, 10-minute roasting in front of other actors, cameramen and stuntmen.'"

October 15, 2000 - In a E Online story highlighting the top career blunders in Hollywood, #3 on the list was Leo, where they said, "After the astounding success of Titanic, Leonardo DiCaprio seemed to drown in a sea of uncertainty. Instead of committing to a picture that might not live up to the James Cameron blockbuster, he toyed with several projects, from Star Wars: Episode 1--The Phantom Menace to American Psycho. When Leo finally did take a part, it was in The Beach, which washed away in no time flat."

October 15, 2000 - An interesting eBay auction of an original 30" Leonardo DiCaprio doll as King Louis XIV, created by Alan Jong is bidding on eBay. The hand sculpted piece (item #465720730) has an opening bid of $1,500 and ends October 21st.

October 15, 2000 - Rumors that Leo popped the question to Gisele are gaining momentum as Megastar today reported he proposed on one knee - and with a £125,000 diamond and platinum ring, with Gisele bursting into tears and saying yes. A fashion insider said of the union "It's a lovely ring. A lot of the girls are envious that she's hooked Leo but they're very happy for her. They make a great couple."

October 15, 2000 - Leo's autographed picture is up for bids on ebay. The photo (item #467635010) is bid at $25 and the auction wraps up October 20th.

October 13, 2000 - Prinz Online reports that Gangs of New York Director Martin Scorsese requested Leo to apologize to the crew after showing up late to filming in Rome after partying with girlfriend Gisele Bundchen.

October 13, 2000 - There are rumors swirling after a German tabloid made claims that Leo and Gisele may be planning marriage, according to a message board poster at Leofans.com.

October 12, 2000 - HollywoodGossip.com is reporting that Leo is being persued to star in Boy Still Missing, a thriller about a young man who has an affair with his dad's mistress, which leads to a grisly murder. They also report Leo is fighting with George Clooney in the role of jazz musician Chet Baker in a film about his life.

October 12, 2000 - Leo on the price of fame, "Fame is a monster you have no control over, and no matter what you do, things are going to get mutated in the press. That's the learning process I had. I didn't want to turn into a hermit. I wanted to live my life and do whatever the hell I wanted to do."

October 7, 2000 - James Ulmer's Hollywood Hot List is ranking Leonardo DiCaprio at #9 in a list of the film industry's most bankable performers, with Julia Roberts in the top spot.

October 7, 2000 - Leo's and Kate Winslet's autographed picture is up for bids on ebay. The photo (item #457989859) is bid at $11.50 and the auction wraps up October 13th.

October 6, 2000 - The New York Post reports Gisele and Leo are enjoying their time together in Rome at a hotel penthouse. Gisele's in town for in Narciso Rodriguez's show where she's only making $4,000.

October 5, 2000 - E! Online's Ted Casablanca in his weekly column answered a reader's question concerning his cryptic comments about Leo's fling with a 'celebrated creature', commented, "That's between me, Leo and the goat. Puh-leez. If I didn't tell you then, why would I tell you now?"

October 5, 2000 - E! Online's Ted Casablanca on a chatter's question asking if Leo's flipped his lid, said "What's up with his belly? Why girls are still flocking to this dude is beyond me. And unlike Celine's heart, I hear, he doesn't go on." When attacked for these comments, he retorted, "I'm only jealous of the success with which Leo has been able to glide through his sea of hedonism. Certainly not his biceps."

October 2, 2000 - Recently stunned this weekend in her rythmic gymnastics competition  in the Olympics, where the dominant athlete settled for bronze, Alina Kabaeva from Russia has made the following comments on Leo, "My idols… I do not know. I like Tom Cruise. But I do not like Leonardo DiCaprio. All are crazy about him, but I do not like him and his movie Titanic."

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