Leonardo DiCaprio won the Oscar award after he was nominated several times but he could not.His award led to many hilarious comments on social media by the followers of the night.And finally,he won his first Oscar with his role in the Revenant.
Along with its being first Oscar of the famous actor,his speech as getting his award also hit the social media.Surprisingly,Leonardo DiCaprio touched on the climate change issue at the night which he got his first Oscar.And this went viral especially on Twitter.He said at his acceptance speech:
”The Revenant was a product of the tireless efforts of an unbelievable cast I got to work alongside. “First off, to my brother in this endeavor, Tom Hardy, your fierce talent on screen can only be surpassed by your friendship off screen. To [director] Alejandro Iñárritu… you have forged your way into history these past two years. What an unbelievable talent you are.”
And maybe the Revenant was shot in harsh weather conditions,he felt the necessity of the climate change issue.DiCaprio adds these to his speech:”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.”
The speech of Leonardo DiCaprio at Oscar night is here:
Similarly,actor had mentioned about native Americans at the Golden Globe on January.He had said these:”And lastly, I want to share this award with all the First Nations people represented in this film and all the indigenous communities around the world. It is time that we recognize your history and that we protect your indigenous lands from corporate interests and people that are out there to exploit them. It is time that we heard your voice and protected this planet for future generations.
Here is the Golden Globe 2016 speech of DiCaprio:
Both speeches of actor took applauses from his fans.