Leonardo DiCaprio’s reported ‘no eye contact’ policy is making us very uncomfortable

We don’t know how to feel about this.

Leonardo DiCaprio is one of the most talked-about people in the world, and from his friendship with Kate Winslet and his high profile relationships to his recent comments about that controversial Titanic scene, he never fails to make viral news.

This week however it was a report about the Academy Award winner that made news for a very uncomfortable reason.

According to a source via the Hollywood Reporter, the 44-year-old had a strange policy on the set of his upcoming film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

And what did it involve? Reportedly not looking the Oscar winner in the eye.

Yes, really.

‘Off-camera, DiCaprio has maintained a carefully crafted air of mystery,’ read a report by the Hollywood Reporter. ’Some crew members on Once Upon a Time were instructed to avoid making eye contact with him, according to an on-set source.’

This news has emerged at the same time as the Once Upon a Time in Hollywood filmmaker Quentin Tarantino praised the actor, stating:

‘He kind of stands alone today, like Al Pacino or Robert De Niro were in the Seventies, where they weren’t trying to do two movies a year. They could do anything they wanted, and they wanted to do this. So that means this must be pretty good.’

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is set to come to UK cinemas on 15 August.

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