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Leonardo DiCaprio blames career for messing personal life

IANS  Los Angeles, April 18, 2013
First Published: 13:31 IST(18/4/2013) | Last Updated: 13:32 IST(18/4/2013)

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio has blamed his career from not letting him be in one place long enough to settle into a relationship.

The Titanic hero has earlier dated Brazilian bombshell Gisele Bundchen. He broke up with his longtime love Bar Refaeli in 2011, and since then, he has been linked to a number of women, including actress Blake Lively and model Erin Heatherton.

He is convinced his career is responsible, reports dailystar.co.uk.

"Six months of being on location or being off in Morocco or someplace like that is not the best thing for a relationship," the 38-year-old told Esquire magazine.

However, he isn't complaining about his busy lifestyle. In fact, he feels lucky to be a working actor in today's cut-throat society.

He said: "Getting your foot in the door (in Hollywood) is like winning the lottery. It's literally like winning the lottery if you get to have a career.

"And I've always felt, Okay, now I've gotten this show, and I'm lucky to have gotten this show, and if I don't do this to the best of my ability - if I don't work my a** off and make a life of it - I've squandered this incredibly golden opportunity. And that's always been what has propelled me."

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