Thursday 27 April 2017

Six times Leonardo DiCaprio was the ultimate mammy's boy

Freya Drohan

Freya Drohan

Supermodels come and go, but there's only one Mrs DiCaprio.

The 40-year-old actor proved his mum Irmelin will always be his number one lady when he dropped a staggering €10,000 on a handbag for her.

The Wolf of Wall Street star didn't even bat an eyelid when pledging the money at the Heart Fund Gala during the Cannes Film Festival.

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Leo even managed to outbid Paris Hilton for the luxury gift.

“Both Paris and Leo were so active during the entire auction. It was really nice to them laughing and enjoying themselves with friends," a source told People Magazine.


It's not the first time Leo wore his heart on his sleeve when it came to his mum.

Here are five other times that the Hollywood star was the perfect son.

1. When he took his elegant mother as his date to the 2014 Golden Globes

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2 When he went for 'afternoon tea' with Irmelin and his close pals at the New York Plaza

3. When he set up his single mum with his friend's father - and they ended up dating for several years.

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4. When he mentioned her in a heartfelt acceptance speech:

"I wouldn't be doing any of this if it weren't for her, both my parents."

"She supported this little kid who said, 'I want to be an actor,' at 12 years old, which is ridiculous, and she drove me to all these auditions. She's the only reason I'm able to do what I do."

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5. When he said, without a hint of irony, that Iremelin was a "walking miracle".

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