Leo DiCaprio Didn't Use Body Double In The Wolf of Wall Street
(Extra) "Extra's" Jerry Penacoli sat down Leonardo DiCaprio to talk about his new movie, "The Wolf of Wall Street." Leo telling Jerry about his recent home accident that left him with a sprained ankle.
Jerry, "I heard a floor fell out from underneath you?" Leo, "I'm sure it sounded more dramatic than it is…You feel silly saying you sprained your ankle, but it does hurt for god sakes." Leo insisting though that he is going to be just fine.
Leo looking more than fine in his role as real-life stock broker Jordan Belfort, revealing to Jerry he did not use a body double in any of the scenes for the film including an x-rated sex scene involving a candle. Leo telling Jerry, "It was all me pal, it was all me!" Leo continued, "Look when you do a character like this you have to go all out, we can't pull any punches and you have to just swing for the fences…So hopefully people enjoy it."
Jerry laughed, "You swung from every fence ever made." Leo, "All the flopping around, everything, it was all me."
Leo went on to say he was not apprehensive about letting it all hang out, "You want to accurately reflect the nature of who these people are…You can't think about yourself cause it's not me, it's a depiction of somebody else." more on this story
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