You will be redirected back to your article in seconds
Back to IndieWire

Watch: What If Leonardo DiCaprio Refused to Leave the Stage After His Oscar Win?

Watch: What If Leonardo DiCaprio Refused to Leave the Stage After His Oscar Win?

So it’s finally happened: Leonardo DiCaprio has finally won his much-deserved Oscar. The acclaimed actor had been chasing the elusive award for more than 20 years, casting amazing performance after amazing performance. It was finally thanks to Alejandro González Iñárritu’s “The Revenant” that the Los Angeles native was able to nab the prestigious prize.

READ MORE: Win Leonardo DiCaprio His Overdue Oscar in the Most Addictive Video Game of the Year

While most other winners that night were given a curt acceptance speech time, the revered actor was bestowed with special treatment, speaking for nearly three minutes on global warming, an important humanitarian cause that he had been supporting for the better part of a decade. But many thought he would hog the mike for as long as he could, which is the alternate reality proposed by the people over at Record Fun

In the re-edit above, the actor accepts his award with a big smile, before launching into a speech you might remember from “The Wolf of Wall Street” — because given how long it took him to get there, DiCaprio doesn’t seem to want to leave the stage. 

READ MORE: 10 Greatest Leonardo DiCaprio Performances

Sign Up: Stay on top of the latest breaking film and TV news! Sign up for our Email Newsletters here.

This Article is related to: News and tagged , , ,

Get The Latest IndieWire Alerts And Newsletters Delivered Directly To Your Inbox