It only took about 13 hours for ET to get the EXCLUSIVE explanation for Leonardo DiCaprio’s instantly infamous Lady Gaga-directed side eye from Leo himself. Spoiler: it’s exactly what you would have guessed he would say.
“Oh lord – that’s trending, huh?” he says. Yes Leo, that is trending. You’re poised to become “the dress” of 2016 and it’s only January.
“I just didn’t know what was passing me – that’s all!” he explains.
So there you have it folks, DiCaprio can survive a bear attack but he still gets spooked by a 5’1″ woman (woah, Lady Gaga is short). Undoubtedly there will be some nonbelievers who think Leo’s excuse is classic PR phoniness and he actually has some sort of vendetta against her. I’m just upset that “the face” overshadowed a similarly awesome Leo moment. Allow me the honor of reminding you of the most awkward handshake/fist bump hybrid of all time: