Leonardo DiCaprio brings mom to Cannes party where painting of him is auctioned for $1.3 million
Leonardo DiCaprio arrived together with his mom Irmelin Indenbirken to the amfAR Cannes gala on Thursday. The actor arrived late on the party to see his painting performed by artist Damien Hirst be auctioned off for $1.3 million. His mom captured the second when it was bought, on her telephone. (Also learn: Killers of the Flower Moon teaser: Martin Scorsese film amps up the mystery and drama ahead of Cannes premiere)
The actor was on the Cannes Film Festival earlier this week for the world premiere of his movie Killers of the Flower Moon, directed by Martin Scorsese. The movie is already gaining Oscar buzz, and Leonardo is a frontrunner for the Best Actor class. At the gala, he wore a baseball cap to the black-tie dinner and largely stored to himself. Irmelin wore a yellow robe to the party.
Leonardo’s mom information public sale on telephone
A video of the second the Hirst painting was bought was shared on-line on Twitter. Leonardo’s mom recorded the second when the colorful painting was auctioned off within the gala. She might be seen smiling as the ultimate quantity is disclosed.
The amfAR Cannes gala was emceed by Queen Latifah. Other attendees included Eva Longoria and James Marsden. There had been musical performances by Gladys Knight, Halsey and Adam Lambert who sang the Queen tune Who Wants to Live Forever for singer Tina Turner who died earlier this week. Leonardo was seen hanging out on the VIP space with good good friend Tobey Maguire and left the gala at 1:30 am.
What different gadgets had been bought?
Besides the painting of Leonardo, a number of different gadgets had been auctioned off for charity together with a pair of white-gold Chopard earrings value $300,000; a number of robes by designers like Versace, Prada, Chanel, Balmain, Dior, Givenchy and Louis Vuitton equaling round $650,000 and a stainless steel-glass sculpture by artist Anthony James from the Daniel Craig-starrer Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery for $270,000). The largest merchandise of the evening was an Aston Martin sports activities automotive that went for $1.6 million.
Killers of the Flower Moon additionally stars Robert De Niro, Jesse Plemons and Lily Gladstone. The movie revolves round a collection of murders in Twenties Oklahoma of Osage Nation members after oil was found on their land. The newly-formed Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) appears into the matter. It will probably be proven in US theatres in October 2023 earlier than ultimately being streamed on Apple TV+ later this yr.