It was the moment everyone had been waiting for as Leonardo DiCaprio finally took to the stage to receive the Oscar for Best Actor, owing it to his portrayal of ruthless survivor Hugh Glass in The Revenant.
It had been 22 years since the actor’s first Academy Award nomination, and we were all hoping that this man wouldn’t be presenting the award…
— Not Will Ferrell (@itsWillyFerrell) February 29, 2016
Thankfully, he wasn’t. But you can bet that the world of social media produced some absolute gems upon the news of Leo’s big win:
Leo be waking up today like pic.twitter.com/5dDHPmerR2
— Student Problems✏️ (@FactsOfSchool) February 29, 2016
— Sarcastic Wonka (@OhMrWonka) February 29, 2016
— Wetpaint (@WetpaintTV) February 29, 2016
With Leo’s win, though, came a little sadness, as the Twittersphere realised that no more would we see another Oscar-related meme mocking DiCaprio’s failure to win…
— nicøle (@ultraviolhnce) February 29, 2016
Amongst the biggest award of the night, other notable winners included Brie Larson for Best Actress in Room, Spotlight for Best Picture, and Mad Max: Fury Road scooping an impressive six awards.
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