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Leonardo DiCaprio immersed himself in Wolf of Wall Street

Leonardo DiCaprio immersed himself in Wolf of Wall Street

Jan 10 2014, 11:28am CST | by

Leonardo DiCaprio "gave into indulgence" shooting 'The Wolf of Wall Street'. The 39-year-old actor stars as Jordan Belfort - a real-like stockbroker who after making millions develops an appetite...

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Leonardo DiCaprio immersed himself in Wolf of Wall Street

Jan 10 2014, 11:28am CST | by

Leonardo DiCaprio "gave into indulgence" shooting 'The Wolf of Wall Street'.

The 39-year-old actor stars as Jordan Belfort - a real-like stockbroker who after making millions develops an appetite for cocaine and wild sex - in the new Martin Scorsese-directed film and Leonardo admits he lost himself in the character to give the best performance possible.

He said: "I gave into every possible indulgence on set and I only thought about myself. When you play a character like that, you can just try to be as authentic to that world as possible.

"This is a very hedonistic time [Jordan] had on Wall Street in the late' 80s, 'early 90s ... he gave into every possible temptation that he could [and] became conceited by greed and power and lost his way."

While the film has been criticized for glamorizing drugs, alcohol and excess, Leonardo insists the film - and Jordan's book upon which it is based - is ultimately a "cautionary tale".

Speaking on the red carpet at the UK premier of 'The Wolf of Wall Street' in Leicester Square in London on Thursday night (01.09.14), he explained: "The truth is that Jordan Belfort wrote this as a cautionary tale. He's a much different person now. Since then he's done seminars and talked to groups about how you can take the wrong paths.

"What I appreciate about my communication with him was that he was very honest and forthright about everything he did wrong and most of the time, he would tell me that it was even worse and his intentions were even worse. When you're dealing with somebody who is that forthright, it makes for a more honest portrayal of this world and these people."

Leonardo was joined at the premier by his co-stars Margot Robbie and Jonah Hill at the premier.

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Oct 24 2014 8:30am CDT | Source: Scandalist

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Kate Winslet Explains Why She Never Dated Leonardo DiCaprio

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Kate Winslet has always been ‘one of the boys’: ‘I’ve never really been a girly-girl’

Oct 3 2014 6:00am CDT | Source: Celebitchy.com

Kate Winslet covers the new issue of Marie Claire UK. I wonder what she’s promoting? Let me look it up…eh, your guess is as good as mine. Maybe she’s promoting A Little Chaos, which doesn’t come out in America until next year. Maybe she’s promoting one of her modeling contracts. Maybe she’s just promoting herself and how she’s going to turn 40 years old (in October 2015). In any case, it’s a nice ...
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​Kim Kardashian Tackler Is The Same Guy Who Attacked Brad Pitt's Crotch?! Says He Was Just Trying To Hug Her!

Sep 27 2014 1:17pm CDT | Source: Perez Hilton

Okay, it's time for someone to get a restraining order for this man against all celebrities! Last week, Kim Kardashian was tackled by Vitalii Sediuk, and this isn't his first celeb run-in! The prankster explained himself, using his weird history as an excuse, saying: "I had a feeling that Kim would show up there because she is friends with the designer of Balmain. I basically came there just for them. I knew they were going to be the biggest guest of ...
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Kim Kardashian's Paris Attacker Attempts to Explain Himself

Sep 27 2014 12:34pm CDT | Source: Pop Sugar

Kim Kardashian put her famous curves on display on Saturday when she stepped out for a solo shopping trip in Paris while wearing a beige ensemble. While the reality star's outfit was skintight, it was a much more conservative look than the one she sported on Friday when she attended the Lanvin fashion show alongside her husband, Kanye West. Although Kim showed major cleavage in an eye-popping black outfit, it was ...
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