So Um, Apparently Leo DiCaprio Is Heaps Into Collecting Dinosaur Skulls
Today in "weird flex but okay", we have a rumour about the internet's favourite Oscar winner, Leonardo DiCaprio, and his apparent love of collecting dinosaur skulls.
Firstly, this is such a weird rich people thing that we can barely wrap our heads around it, right? Like... who do you know who has the funds to just be like 'oh yeah I think I'll start collecting the ancient bones of long-dead animals'? Probably no one!
Anyway, here's the deal.
Page Six reported that their "art spies" (career goals, tbh) spied Leo at "DeXtinction", which sounds like a new SoundCloud rapper but is actually an Art Miami exhibition. Reportedly, Leo was quite taken with a set of 150-million-year-old skeletons of an allosaurus mother and her offspring. The price tag? A very cool and casual $2.5 million USD, chump change!
However, Page Six also said that one of Leo's friends said that he didn't actually see the bones of these long-dead creatures, so we're feeling very Oprah-interviewing-Lindsay-Lohan about it all.
The Cut also excavated (ha ha ha see what we did there?) an article from 2007 Vanity Fair, which revealed that Nicolas Cage once outbid Leo for a "67-million-year-old skull of a Tyrannosaurus bataar that, turns out, was probably stolen". Again, weird!
Tl;dr? Rich people are weird and have weird hobbies, but go off, we guess!
Anyway, if you need us, we'll be thinking about that episode of Friends where Ross imagines what a dinosaur would have sounded like.
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