Wow. Leonardo DiCaprio has a new girlfriend.
Judging by some papparrazi snaps, the actor has been seeing ‘Instagram model’ Camila Morrone.
The 20-year-old Argentinian was pictured leaving her LA home Saturday morning with The Wolf Of Wall Street star, DiCaprio.
Word on the street is the pair met at Art Basel, according to The Cut, which is a who’s who of socialite dross all pretending to be interested in the arts while drinking champagne in Miami, to put it bluntly.
Overall, not a bad month for DiCaprio, who was recently voted the fifth best actor of all time, according to The Top Tens.
DiCaprio came in fifth behind screen legends, Tom Hanks, Johnny Depp, Jack Nicholson, and Robert DeNiro.
Hanks, Nicholson, (who starred alongside Leo in The Departed) and DeNiro earned their well-deserved spots in the top five with performances in some of the all-time greats, such as Philadelphia, One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, and Goodfellas.
While Johnny Depp has certainly carved out a niche for dressing up in wigs for Tim Burton and doing a decent impression of Keith Richards as a pirate, I’m not sure he deserves to come up trumps above Leo?
Who knows where he would’ve ranked if his agent from back in the day tried to convince him to change his name to ‘Lenny Williams’.
The unknown agent (probably for the best) advised Leo to adopt a stage name as his real one was ‘too ethnic.’
Leonardo recounted the incident with Shortlist:
Yeah, when I was 11-years-old, when I first wanted to be an actor professionally, we went to an agent and they wanted to change my name to Lenny Williams.
They felt my name was too ethnic and I wouldn’t get as many jobs.
So that thwarted me from being an actor for a number of years.
I tried again two years later when I was 13 and got an agent to accept me with my name.
With 41 acting credits to his name, one Academy award, as well as another 95 wins and 209 nominations, it feels like young Leonardo DiCaprio made the right choice to stay true to himself.
DiCaprio won the hearts and minds of Hollywood and the viewing public, starring in cinematic works of the highest calibre, such as Gangs of New York, The Departed, Inception, Wolf of Wall Street, What’s Eating Gilbert Grape? and The Aviator.
I wish him and his 3,581st girlfriend all the best in the world as well as a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year!