Leonardo DiCaprio: World’s Biggest, Most Desperate Virtue-Signaler

dicaprioPoli-Wood: Hollywood’s Leonardo DiCaprio has made what was called an “impassioned” speech to the United Nations about global warming. Has there ever been a celebrity who so achingly craves validation?

DiCaprio spoke last week on Earth Day, as 175 world leaders signed the Paris climate agreement. DiCaprio told them that “now is the time for bold, unprecedented action” and asked the delegates to look around and “ask each other, which side of history will you be on?” It was a speech filled with many more bromides, none of them insightful and all of them coming from a movie star who takes himself far too seriously and wants others to see him as a high-minded and thoughtful adult, not just an actor for hire.

But that’s what he is. Yet he cries out, as few ever have, to appear to be more. DiCaprio is the ultimate virtue-signaler: he has to show everyone just how virtuous he is. His chosen vehicle, as it is for many affluent Westerners, is global warming.

DiCaprio has for years strained to demonstrate his nobility. He has arrived at the Oscars in a Toyota Prius, not a limousine, to draw attention to himself. Two years ago, the U.N. made him its climate change messenger. This year he made a canned speech when he received his Academy Award. He called global warming “the most urgent threat facing our entire species and we need to work collectively together and stop procrastinating,” and got exactly the response he was looking for: wild applause from an adoring crowd that reverently whispered “See how much he cares?” among themselves.

Though he gets a warm hug from his own kind, DiCaprio comes off as a smug movie star to the rest of us.

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    Amber

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    News flash DiCaprio , a warming world is a better world and no matter how much acting you do Mother Nature runs the show .

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    GR82DRV

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    Most Hollywood actors are walking psychological train wrecks, yet they desperately wish to lecture those who adore them on how to live their lives. Leonardo is a poster child for this syndrome.

    They marry and divorce so often we have to keep score books. They are in and out of rehab so often they need a revolving door. They make and waste fortunes so often they don’t know for themselves their net worth or debt. They treat anyone outside of their elite social circles as “little people”, yet they wish to tell us the meaning of compassion, tolerance, diversity, etc.

    As if to place an exclamation point on that behavior, guys like DiCaprio fly the world on private luxury jets arrogantly lecturing the rabble on “green” living…

    You go Leo!

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    Get Real

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    Beware of the Chinook Leo.

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    Amber

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    DiCaprio should be thanked for all those heat causing emissions spewing out of the back of all his global trotting flights . Is his California beach front property under water yet ? Time to move the Prius ? Na thought not .

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