Tag: Leonardo DiCaprio

US actor Leonardo DiCaprio (2nd L) marches with a group of indigenous people from North and South America, during the People's Climate March in Washington DC, on April, 29, 2017. (JOSE LUIS MAGANA/AFP/Getty Images)

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Awards $20 Million in Eco-Grants

From lion recovery and mangrove restoration to the defense of indigenous rights and better access to affordable solar energy, the actor announced the grants ahead of his appearance at a climate change conference at Yale University.

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Leonardo DiCaprio Surrenders Marlon Brando’s Oscar to Justice Department

Leonardo DiCaprio has handed over to the federal government an Oscar originally won by Marlon Brando that he was gifted by Red Granite Pictures for his work on The Wolf of Wall Street, as the Department of Justice closes in on the production company’s alleged involvement in a massive Malaysian embezzlement scheme.

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Climate Change Marches Held Across California, USA

Approximately 5,000 activists rallied in San Diego on Saturday as part of approximately 300 coordinated sister marches across the United States to call on the Trump administration to take action on climate change.

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Report: A-Listers Flew ‘Eyebrow Artist’ 7,500 Miles for Oscars (Update)

Leonardo DiCaprio apparently spared no expense while getting ready for last weekend’s Academy Awards — the Oscar-winning actor and environmental activist reportedly flew a renowned “eyebrow artist” to the stars more than 7,000 miles around the world to have his face tended to ahead of Hollywood’s big night.

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Anti-Corruption Org Asks DiCaprio to Return ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Paycheck

An anti-corruption watchdog has urged actor Leonardo DiCaprio to return his earnings from the 2013 film The Wolf of Wall Street if the money is found to be linked to the billions of dollars misappropriated from a Malaysian sovereign wealth fund that was earmarked for development in the Southeast Asian country.

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Report: Charity Execs Denied Entry to Premiere of DiCaprio Climate Doc

Executives from a rainforest charity that has been critical of the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation’s reported ties to a Malaysian embezzlement scheme were reportedly denied entry to the London premiere of the actor’s climate change documentary on Saturday night.

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Pressure Mounts on DiCaprio to Return ‘Ill-Gotten’ Foundation Donations

As Hollywood A-lister Leonardo DiCaprio unveiled his climate change documentary at the Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday, the actor faced increased calls from activists to return donations given to his environmental-focused Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation that have been linked in news reports to funds allegedly misappropriated in the world’s largest embezzlement scheme.

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‘Hospital Hillary’ Signs Greet Clinton in Los Angeles

Hillary Clinton was greeted on her latest West Coast fundraising trip by a number of signs posted around Los Angeles featuring her signature “H” logo — repurposed to show the Democratic presidential candidate the nearest way to a local hospital.

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Fmr. Obama Official in Email Scandal Hosts Fundraiser for Hillary

Former Environmental Protection Agency administrator Lisa Jackson will co-host a fundraiser for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Silicon Valley on Tuesday night. Like Clinton, Jackson is at the center of an email scandal.

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Leonardo DiCaprio Bows Out of Hillary Clinton Fundraiser

Leonardo DiCaprio has backed out of a pricey fundraiser lunch for Hillary Clinton that the actor had been scheduled to host at his Los Angeles home this week. Pop star Justin Timberlake and his wife Jessica Biel will instead host the event at their home.