Where’s Leo? Internet turns ‘unrecognizable’ DiCaprio photo into enjoyable meme


After decades of hit films and multiple awards, Leonardo DiCaprio probably has among the best-known faces in Showmanship.

Tell that to the New York Post.

On Monday, the publication tweeted out there a story about the A-list acting professional with a photo of your pet from the set of his next film for director Martin Scorsese, calling DiCaprio “unrecognizable. ”

The problem is, most people seem to concur he’s really recognizable within the photo.


“Leonardo The future actor unrecognizable in first photos of new Scorsese film, ” tweeted the Post, having a shot of the Oscar champion with costar Lily Gladstone in a scene from “Killers of the Flower Moon. ” (The film costars Robert DeNiro and is adapted through David Grann’s true-crime book “Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI. ”)

It’s unsure what inspired the Post’s take, considering the lack of actual physical transformation in the photo, but the internet was ready to pounce. By Tuesday morning, Twitter had registered about eighteen, 000 tweets in the tendency.

The popular Tweets political commentator known as “The Hoarse Whisperer” wrote, “Completely unrecognizable. I can’t tell if Leo is the female on the left or the person who looks exactly like Leonardo The future actor. ”

Golf ball reporter Duncan Smith tweeted, “Not sure if I am comfortable with Leonardo DiCaprio playing a Native woman. ”

Many were suddenly suffering from Leo loss of sight. “Where is leonardo dicaprio, i can’t find your pet, ” quipped one user.


A few users employed Photoshop to be able to all make sense.

Even “Guardians of the Galaxy” director James Gunn got in on the act: “He must be the person in the still left if he’s unrecognizable because the person on the right looks exactly like Leonardo DiCaprio. ”


Due to the fact Twitter loves getting meta, one user responded with a popular DiCaprio meme from his Oscar-nominated turn in Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood. ”

Texas sports media reporter David Collier took the absurd approach, tweeting the original headline with a picture by which readers genuinely would have a difficult time recognizing DiCaprio… because he wasn’t in it (it’s Collier’s new profile picture).


Author Rebecca Makkai had a fishy take, retweeting a freaky post through the Hill about that weird deep-sea footballfish (the one using the lantern-like light dangling over its head) and stating, “Leo DiCaprio barely well known here. ”

Matt Damon, DiCaprio’s costar in another Scorsese movie, “The Departed, ” got dragged into it. Former Vulture writer Hunter Harris submitted the one-sheet for Damon’s upcoming “Stillwater” with the caption, “leonardo dicaprio is unrecognizable in new film. ”