What has been a meme for a few years now -Leonardo DiCaprio not winning an Oscar so far- has been broken now; with the Blood Diamond actor finally being awarded the Academy Award for the best actor. He received the award for his portrayal of a betrayed 19th-century hunter seeking revenge in The Revenant. The film, which has won a number of awards at this year’s ceremony, tells the true story of Hugh Glass, who battled his way through the wilderness after being left for dead.
The Social Media is abuzz with this news as his fans are celebrating his win. The actor has finally broken the internet! He has been deserving of the award for several years now; having delivered stellar, iconic performances in films like The Wolf of Wall Street, The Aviator, The Beach, and a lot more.
The Revenant, which tells the story of a real-life frontiersman and fur-trapper Hugh Glass; won its director Alejandro G. Iñárritu the Best Director award at 88th Academy Awards.
The actor is known for his environmental concerns and he concluded his acceptance speech saying “Climate change is real, it is happening right now, it is the most urgent threat facing our entire speices and we need to work collectively and stop procrastinating. We need to support leaders around the world… whos speak for all of humanity.”
He is an inspiration to all and we congratulate Leonardo DiCaprio on this achievement.