What’s DiCaprio’s secret weapon to ward off annoying paparazzi? Why is Quentin Tarantino using pedicabs? Why does Ari’s wife on Entourage not have a name? The answers to these fascinating questions and more in today’s snap!
Leonardo DiCaprio has discovered a new method to avoiding paparazzi: discussing global warming. The producer/director of the upcoming eco-doc The 11th Hour recently told that Chicago-Sun Times that such topics are not tabloid material and they tend to stay away. From the interview, “The tabloids and the paparazzi donâ€™t care what I have to say about global warming or getting away from dependency on fossil fuels. â€¦ I think Iâ€™ve just bored them into leaving me alone.” [via celebrityblog]
Quentin Tarantino recently opted for a human-powered rickshaw while in Manila. The director was less concerned about the planet and more interested in arriving on time to receive a film award at the presidential palace. His limo had been stuck in traffic for 2 1/2 hours when the suggestion was made to jump ship and pick up a pedicab. 15 minutes later, he reached his destination. How’s that for efficiency in transportation? [via starpulse]
Ever wonder why Ari Gold’s wife on HBO’s hit series Entourage does not have a first name? Me neither, but according to Perrey Reeves who plays “Mrs. Gold” on the show, it’s an HBO tradition to have characters with nicknames only. Think “Mr. Big” from Sex and the City and you’ll see the connection. Anyways, the reason she’s making this list is because of her current plans down in Costa Rica to build a Yoga retreat on an “eco-estate”. According to Perrey, this means “no TVs, no telephones.” Did I mention it’s a slow news day? [via tvguide]
Finally, DiCaprio’s eerily life-like wax figure will be revealed tomorrow at Madame Tussauds in London. We have no idea if it will carry the same green characteristics as Prince Charles recently revised wax doppleganger, but we’re pretty sure the ladies won’t care one way or another. For more leaked pics, click here. [via chinadaily]