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HindustanTimes Wed,03 Sep 2014

Tweeples to Academy Awards: please give Leonardo DiCaprio an Oscar

Jyoti Sharma Bawa, Hindustantimes.com  New Delhi, March 03, 2014
First Published: 11:01 IST(3/3/2014) | Last Updated: 17:39 IST(9/3/2014)

Leonardo DiCaprio did not get an Oscar this year, yet again. The fact has enraged and disappointed his fans who took to Twitter to express their displeasure. Sometimes funny, mostly sarcastic, the tweets began immediately after the Oscar for the best actor in a leading role was announced.

Many had hoped that the 39-year-old actor would finally get his first Oscar almost 20 years after he was first nominated. However, Matthew McConaughey was throughout the frontrunner for the best actor Oscar for his turn in Dallas Buyers Club and finally went home with the prized statuette.

Dicaprio was nominated for his portrayal of financial crook Jordan Belfort in Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street.

When Leo became a victim of McConnaisance: a meme doing the rounds.



While Stereotypewritter tweeted "LK Advani will become PM before #LeonardoDiCaprio gets an Oscar," IndiaSpeaks wrote, "#LeonardoDiCaprio calls the Oscars 2014 fixed. Joins AAP with immediate effect."

Read on for more tweets.

@brennanikeda: RT if you have the same amount of Oscars as #LeonardoDiCaprio #Oscars2014.

@babumoshoy: LK Advani will become PM before #LeonardoDiCaprio gets an Oscar. #Oscars2014.

@IndiaSpeaksPR: Breaking News: #LeonardoDiCaprio calls the #Oscars2014 fixed. Joins AAP with immediate effect.

@AyeshaDurrani2: Don't feel bad about non-Oscar winners, they have million$ of rea$on$ to celebrate. #LeonardoDiCaprio #SandraBullock. Actors are overpaid.

@spaceman_spifff: Every time Leo Dicaprio doesn't win an Oscar, an actor like Tushar Kapoor(Uday Chopra, Kamaal R khan etc)  is born.?

@ashleybernal1: Well, Leo still doesn't have an oscar. I believe my sanity just exploded... #LeonardoDiCaprio

@Punks_raja: 5 nominations each for #LeonardoDiCaprio and #AmyAdams. One day they will get what they deserve. #Oscars

@MrTwitchy94: The Wolf of Wall Street but the Goat of the Academy. #LeonardoDiCaprio #PunzForDays #Oscars2014

@CrystalWilky: he might not have won an Oscar yet, but the amount of people routing (sic) for him to do so means so much more than the award #LeonardoDiCaprio

@RadhikaSik: Always a bridesmaid, never a bride #LeonardoDiCaprioForOscar #LeonardoDiCaprio #Shouldvewonanoscar #heartbroken

@bwoyblunder: Advani has just sent Friend Request to #LeonardoDiCaprio

@zoomphatak: That day is near when Uday chopra will get Oscar for dhoom 12 but #LeonardoDiCaprio will still miss it...#Oscars2014 

 

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