Leonardo DiCaprio did not get an Oscar this year, yet again. Matthew McConaughey has won the Best Actor Oscar for his role in Dallas Buyers Club.
The actor beat out stiff competition from Christian Bale, Leonardo DiCaprio, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Bruce Dern.
The fact has enraged and disappointed DiCaprio fans who took to Twitter to express their displeasure. Sometimes funny, mostly sarcastic, the tweets began immediately after the Oscar for the best actor in a leading role was announced.
Many had hoped that the 39-year-old actor would finally get his first Oscar almost 20 years after he was first nominated. However, Matthew McConaughey was throughout the frontrunner for the best actor Oscar for his turn in Dallas Buyers Club and finally went home with the prized statuette.
Dicaprio was nominated for his portrayal of financial crook Jordan Belfort in Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street.
After kissing his wife, model Camila Alves, and shaking hands with Dallas Buyers Club co-starCamila Alves, McConaughey and DiCaprio hugged each other, suggesting there were no hard feelings between the two.