Close your eyes and focus. Really focus. Do you hear it? That soft, high pitched noise? It’s the sound of a million fetus-age models weeping. Because last night Leonardo DiCaprio made his awards show debut with his girlfriend, actress/model Camila Morrone. This is the first time he’s brought a romantic date to an awards show since Gisele Bundchen in 2005. It was very nice of Leonardo to give the tabloids a picture of him and Camila they can use in their coverage when he dumps her in a couple of years.
45-year-old Leo and 22-year-old Camila (a near perfect copy of Emily Ratajkowski) have been together for more than two years. According to math, she was 20 when they began dating. So Camila is well aware you’re judging their relationship, and she had this to say to The Los Angeles Times in December:
There’s so many relationships in Hollywood — and in the history of the world — where people have large age gaps. I just think anyone should be able to date who they want to date.
First off, I need to give Camila bullshit points for citing “the history of the world” in her defense. I also agree that there are a lot of May-December romances in Hollywood. And most of them are between middle-aged Leo and his harem of model younglings. Or, in Camila’s case, wannabe Oscar-winning actresses. Seriously, in that L.A. Times article, Camila talks about the shame she feels over her successful modeling career, and how she’s seen as too hot and sexy for serious roles. IT’S PERFECT.
Obviously Leo didn’t win Best Actor for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood last night, but Camila won big. Because even though he didn’t let her pose with him on the red carpet like he did Gisele, he did let her sit beside him, in PUBLIC, front row at the Oscars! But wait. WAIT! Did you hear that? It’s another, softer cry. Why, it’s the sound of Leo’s next girlfriend being born.