Leo DiCaprio receives his Siberian 'Oscar' made from melted jewelry
March 18, 2016 - Uncategorized
Leonardo DiCaprio got a second Oscar this week, but not from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
The American actor finally received the Siberian ‘Oscar’ statuette created from melted down gold and silver jewelry donated by 144 Russian fans in the far northeastern city of Yakutsk.
A gracious DiCaprio posted a photo of the statuette to Instagram on Thursday, thanking the people of Yakutsk for the present.
And, like he did in his Best Actor acceptance speech at last month’s Academy Awards, the environmentally conscious Hollywood star used the moment to urge people to save the planet. Read more…