Emma Stone’s fairytale moment with childhood crush Leonardo DiCaprio.
Hollywood star Emma Stone is known for her talent and charm both on and off-screen. While fans love the actress for her exceptional performances in movies like La La Land and Cruella, Stone has also intrigued them with her love life. She has been linked with several names, including her The Amazing Spider-Man co-star Andrew Garfield.
Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone
And the former couple is still adored by their fans. However, the actress made a bittersweet revelation for them when she opened up about her enduring admiration for Leonardo DiCaprio.
Emma Stone Talks About Her Childhood Crush
Leonardo DiCaprio won millions of hearts with his role as Jack Dawson in Titanic, and one of them also includes Emma Stone. During her appearance on SiriusXM’s The Jess Cagle Show, the actress opened up about her love and admiration for DiCaprio. She said,
Leonardo DiCaprio in a still from Titanic
“He was the love of my life. I had a picture of him in my bedroom that was signed, that I had gotten for my birthday when I was like 12 years old.”
The actress also recalled an endearing moment involving her longtime crush that happened at the 2017 Academy Awards when DiCaprio presented her with the Oscar for Best Actress. Stone won the Oscar for her 2016 romantic musical La La Land, in which she starred alongside Ryan Gosling.
La La Land (2016)
“And I was walking to Leo, and I was like, this is officially the most surreal moment of my life,” she shared. While the win was undoubtedly a remarkable achievement, the Poor Things actress shared that receiving the award from someone she has always admired made it even more exciting.
Emma Stone Believes Leonardo DiCaprio Finds Her Weird
As she opened up about her love for the Titanic star, Emma Stone shared that she had watched the 1997 movie “seven and a half times in theaters.” While receiving the Oscar from him was a “surreal” moment for her, the actress also believes that Leonardo DiCaprio might find her a bit weird.
“I could not believe it. I think he probably thinks I’m like a little weird,” she said, explaining that she gets so nervous every time they meet. The Zombieland star further said, “Whenever I see him, I’m kind of like, ‘Hey, how’s it going?’” However, despite the awkwardness at the moment, the Oscar winner said that getting her first Oscar from DiCaprio was the “craziest experience” for her, as she gushed about one of her favorite actors.
La La Land is available to stream on Netflix.