The Brief: Leonardo DiCaprio pointing memes are going viral on Twitter. People are using a scene of DiCaprio pointing at a TV in Once Upon A Time In Hollywood to identify a moment that makes them excited.
Leonardi DiCaprio pointing memes are trending on social media. The scene from July 2019’s Once Upon A Time In Hollywood is being used across Twitter and Reddit to enthusiastically point something out.
In the screen-grab, DiCaprio’s character, actor Rick Dalton, and his stunt double Cliff Booth (portrayed by Brad Pitt) decide to watch an episode of Dalton’s series F.B.I. Dalton gets excited and points at himself when he appears on-screen.
Here’s the scene:
According to KnowYourMeme, that moment turned into a meme when Twitter user @Kee_Bully19 uploaded a still of Leonardo DiCaprio pointing at the TV with the caption, “Me throughout watching The Invisible Man.” The tweet received 288 likes and 7 retweets.
Me throughout watching The invisible man pic.twitter.com/BaCy7VfUdo
— Kee🗽 (@Kee_Bully19) March 1, 2020
It didn’t seem to pick up steam until April 5 when writer Mike Scolling (@MikeScollins) tweeted the image with the caption, “when someone says the title of the movie in the movie.” The tweet has since amassed 432,400 likes and 69,200 retweets.
when someone says the title of the movie in the movie pic.twitter.com/8iqOQkjttF
— Mike Scollins (@mikescollins) April 5, 2020
Then Twitter and Reddit users began using the meme to identify any topic or moment that made them excited.
black people when they see an actor playing in another movie pic.twitter.com/pD3jcXPvEy
— ً (@riptyesha) April 7, 2020
Watching little fires everywhere. Just saw a little fire pic.twitter.com/wG8nXuVoxe
— quibi brunson (@quintabrunson) April 6, 2020
Me when I see a Cheesecake at The Cheesecake Factory! pic.twitter.com/VqZ99aD20t
— Americana at Brand Memes (@americanamemes) April 5, 2020
A popular take was posted by user @WrittenByHanna. She used the meme to point out DiCaprio’s affinity for dating women under the age of 25. The tweet amassed 74,000 likes and 8,300 retweets.
Oscar-winner Matthew Cherry used the meme to point out his latest TV directing credit on ABC’s Mixed-ish.
— Matthew A. Cherry (@MatthewACherry) April 8, 2020
Watching a TV show and seeing that one part that becomes a meme on Twitter pic.twitter.com/8taGw99f1p
— Anthony🇵🇷/Benito Stan Account (@CFC_Ant) April 8, 2020