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Among the Biggest Celebrities, This Doctor Is a Celebrity

New Yorker profiles renowned orthopedic surgeon Neal ElAttrache

(Newser) - The biggest names in sports and the biggest names in Hollywood appear to have anointed one orthopedic surgeon the biggest name in medicine. As an entertaining profile in the New Yorker explains, that would be Dr. Neal ElAttrache of the Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute in Los Angeles. "Most surgeons are...

Infamous Titanic Prop Sells for $720K

Viewers have long wondered why DiCaprio's Jack couldn't fit on wooden slab with Winslet's Rose

(Newser) - Conspiracy theorists have long argued that Kate Winslet's Rose had plenty of room for Leonardo DiCaprio's Jack on the floating door she clung to in the icy waters of the movie Titanic, after they'd abandoned ship. Now, one lucky person will get to examine those dimensions for...

Biggest Oscar Snubs of the Year
Biggest Oscar
Snubs of the Year

Biggest Oscar Snubs of the Year

'Barbie' director Greta Gerwig and star Margot Robbie are shut out

(Newser) - It's that time of year when actors and moviemakers huddle around screens for the reading of the Oscar nominations , shedding tears of joy and disappointment. For those who worked on Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer, which nabbed the most nominations for the 96th Academy Awards at 13, it was surely...

List of SAG Awards Nominees Missing a Few Big Names

Leonardo DiCaprio didn't make the cut

(Newser) - "Barbenheimer" continues to rule Hollywood's awards season, just as it did the summer box office. The 30th Screen Actors Guild Awards on Wednesday heaped nominations on Greta Gerwig's Barbie and Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer—while snubbing Leonardo DiCaprio for best male actor, reports the AP . Each film...

What Critics Are Saying About Martin Scorsese's Latest
DiCaprio Is the Star,
but She Is a 'Revelation'
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DiCaprio Is the Star, but She Is a 'Revelation'

Martin Scorsese's latest is getting strong reviews, as is Lily Gladstone

(Newser) - One of the most highly anticipated movies in a while is out, and Killers of the Flower Moon was apparently worth the wait. Director Martin Scorsese reunites with Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro to tell the story of the 1920s murders of members of the Osage Nation in Oklahoma....

Leonardo DiCaprio Testifies at Trial of Fugees Rapper
Fugees Rapper
Found Guilty in
Corruption Case
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Fugees Rapper Found Guilty in Corruption Case

Prakazrel 'Pras' Michel has not yet been sentenced

(Newser) - Prakazrel “Pras” Michel, a former member of the Fugees, was on Wednesday convicted of all 10 federal crimes he'd been charged with as part of a "sprawling corruption trial," the Washington Post reports. The jury deliberated for two days before returning a verdict against the 50-year-old...

Diane Keaton Gushes Over 'Gorgeous,' 'Genius' Bieber

Actress dishes with Ellen DeGeneres on shooting 'Ghost' music video with Justin Bieber

(Newser) - Keaton and Allen, Keaton and Nicholson, Keaton and ... Bieber? Yes, we're talking Diane Keaton, and her latest co-star, the Biebs, in his music video for "Ghost," which already has 122 million-plus views after debuting in October. USA Today reports on the 76-year-old Annie Hall and Something's ...

Leonardo DiCaprio 'Better Keep His Mouth Shut,' Says Bolsonaro

Brazil president is not happy with actor's attempts to get out the vote

(Newser) - Leonardo DiCaprio is in a feud, not with another celebrity, but with Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro. Following a series of recent tweets in which DiCaprio urged Brazilians to get out and vote in this October's elections to ensure the Amazon rainforest is protected, Bolsonaro on Tuesday hit back at...

Bolsonaro Answers DiCaprio Sarcastically

Actor and Amazon activist had appealed to the country's young people to vote

(Newser) - Leonardo DiCaprio took his environmental worries directly to the young voters of Brazil this week, drawing a sarcastic response from the nation's president. "Brazil is home to the Amazon and other ecosystems critical to climate change," the actor tweeted Thursday, the BBC reports. "What happens there...

Now Growing in a Single Forest: the DiCaprio Tree

Scientists thank the actor by naming a tree after him in Cameroon

(Newser) - It's not as shiny as an Oscar, but it's "spectacular" to look at nonetheless, says a scientist at the UK's Royal Botanic Gardens. Dr. Martin Cheek is referring to the newly named tree Uvariopsis dicaprio, which is known to grow in just a single forest, reports...

Bezos' $500K Donation Met With Groans

Baby2Baby donation from world's second-richest man fell flat: Page Six

(Newser) - Celebrities including Jeff Bezos raised $8.5 million for Baby2Baby, a nonprofit that provides diapers and other necessities to children living in poverty, at its 10th annual gala in Los Angeles on Saturday, per Vanity Fair . But if Bezos was expecting a pat on the back for his $500,000...

DiCaprio Unveils Ambitious Plan for Galapagos

Actor and conservation groups pledge $43M to 'rewild' the islands

(Newser) - Leonardo DiCaprio and a team of conservationists are putting up a lot of dough "to save one of the most irreplaceable places on the planet." The actor on Tuesday announced a $43 million pledge to "rewild" the Galapagos Islands, including by restoring habitats and reintroducing locally extinct...

A New King of Movie Profanities Is Crowned

Samuel L. who? Jonah Hill claims the most cussing in his movie roles

(Newser) - Samuel L. Jackson is no longer the king of swearing in film. Jonah Hill was "humbled" to learn he'd nabbed the honor upon reading an article published Wednesday by the Wrap , which was based on an analysis by Buzz Bingo . The analysis found Jackson had uttered 301 profanities...

Leo DiCaprio Has Response for Brazil Prez

'We did not fund the organizations targeted'

(Newser) - Leonardo DiCaprio has responded to Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro's accusation that he helped fund environmental NGOs that were setting fire to the Amazon , and the answer is no, he did not, reports CNN . "The future of these irreplaceable ecosystems is at stake and I am proud to stand...

Brazil Leader Targets A-List Actor Over Amazon Fires

Jair Bolsonaro points finger at Leonardo DiCaprio for rainforest blazes

(Newser) - Without offering proof, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday said actor Leonardo DiCaprio had funded nonprofit groups that Bolsonaro claims are partly responsible for fires in the Amazon this year. Bolsonaro’s remarks about the actor were part of a wider government campaign against environmental nonprofit groups operating in Brazil....

DiCaprio, Pitt Are a Winning Pair in Hollywood
What Critics Think
About Tarantino's Latest
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What Critics Think About Tarantino's Latest

'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' is getting mostly strong reviews, as is DiCaprio

(Newser) - Quentin Tarantino plays revisionist history in his supposedly penultimate feature, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood , which has an impressive 89% rating from critics on Rotten Tomatoes . Set over three days in 1969, the film starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, and Al Pacino puts a fairy-tale spin on...

Gisele Loved Leo DiCaprio. Then She Stopped the 'Numbing'

Supermodel says she split with star in 2005 after some 'serious soul-searching'

(Newser) - Gisele Bundchen has been married to Patriots quarterback Tom Brady for almost a decade, but before Brady, she had another famous love: Leonardo DiCaprio. They dated for five years, and it was serious— People notes Bundchen was the only girlfriend that DiCaprio ever brought to the Oscars. So why did...

Actors' Bet Ends With 'Leo Knows All' Tattoo

Photo indicates Tom Hardy actually went through with it

(Newser) - Let it be said that Tom Hardy is a man of his word. A 2016 Esquire UK profile opened with an anecdote about how he had to add a fresh tattoo to his tattoo-heavy body because of a bet he made and lost with Leonardo DiCaprio. His Revenant co-star thought...

James Cameron: Jack 'Had to Die' in Titanic

Otherwise, the ending would have been 'meaningless,' he argues

(Newser) - As the New York Daily News notes, the show Mythbusters once devoted an episode to proving that both Jack and Rose could have survived on that floating door near the end of Titanic. So why did Leo DiCaprio's character have to die? "The answer is very simple because...

DiCaprio May Have to Return Millions in Artwork

Feds are seizing assets related to Malaysian corruption

(Newser) - The feds are in the midst of a complex money-laundering investigation tied to Malaysian financiers, but it's got some easy-to-understand ramifications: Leonardo DiCaprio has to return a Picasso and an old Oscar that once belonged to Marlon Brando. As Reuters reports, DiCaprio himself is not charged with any wrongdoing,...

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