By now we have all seen (and possibly re-posted) one of the many memes referring to Leonardo DiCaprio and his past Academy Award defeats. While the actor has yet to take home a coveted Oscar statue, he is highly favored to be this year's winner for Best Actor–and, if the results mirror the 2016 Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards, this may be Leo's year. While we wait for the envelopes to be opened on February 28, here is a glimpse at Leo's road to potential 2016 Oscar victory, including past Academy Award nominations and his other awards show victories along the way.
Category: 2016 Academy Awards
Spike Lee announced on Instagram this morning that he will not be attending the 88th Academy Awards because of the lack of diversity in nominees highlighted by the #OscarsSoWhite hashtag campaign. According to People, this will be the second year in a row that Lee has chosen not to attend Hollywood's most glamorous awards show.