Leonardo DiCaprio on his hilarious Gaga reaction: That’s trending, huh?

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times
  • Updated: Jan 11, 2016 19:11 IST
Leonardo DiCaprio’s reaction to Lady Gaga at Golden Globes was priceless.The actor went on to explain why he rolled his eyes and side-eyed the singer.

Leonardo DiCaprio won the Best Actor in Drama category at Golden Globes on Monday morning for The Revenant. Lady Gaga took home the award for Best Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie for her role in American Horror Story: Hotel. But what was probably the Golden Globe moment was Leonardo DiCaprio’s reaction when Gaga accidentally nudged him on the back while walking towards the stage to accept her award.

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And now Leo has an explanation of what happened and why it happened. To being with, The Revenant actor was spooked that the moment actually found its way to social media. “Oh lord -- that’s trending, huh?” DiCaprio said when website ET Online informed him how the moment had gone viral.

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DiCaprio had a completely logical explanation for why he made the face he did when Lady Gaga brushed by him. “I just didn’t know what was passing me -- that’s all!” Leo admitted.

Golden Globes | Leonardo DiCaprio’s hilarious reaction to Lady Gaga’s win

The moment captured by cameras left everyone guessing about his peculiar expression and whether the nudge by Gaga was intentional. Leo’s eye-roll was played and re-played by users across the globe.

A user joked about DiCaprio’s gesture, writing on Twitter, “Watch Leonardo DiCaprio react to a woman older than 25” while another wrote, “Let’s just appreciate Leonardo DiCaprio’s facial expressions tonight.”

“My favourite moment so far at the #Goldenglobes #LeonardoDiCaprio #LadyGaga,” designer Zac Posen wrote about it on Instagram. A few seconds before the hilarious moment at Golden Globes, the 41-year-old The Revenant actor was caught laughing after Gaga’s name for the best actress in a movie/limited TV series was announced, though the reason for his chuckle is not certain.

The 29-year-old pop star won the award for her debut show American Horror Story, while DiCaprio registered his third Golden Globe win for The Revenant.

(With inputs from agencies)

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