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    Memealicious: The Internet Reacts to DiCaprio's Win

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    Perennial Oscar contender Leonardo DiCaprio has finally got his precious treasure! And while the Internet was already growing despondent at the thought of having to live without the famous Poor Leo Oscar longing memes, a new series of Leo’s Oscar winning memes appeared as if by magic.

    Right after the announcement that Leonardo DiCaprio won this year's Best Actor in a Leading Role award at the 2016, a brand new series of memes went viral on the Internet.

    ​​Millions of fans around the world, using memes under the hashtag #LeoDidIt, have taken to social media to enjoy his favorite actor’s win.

    ​Sputnik has selected some of the best for you.

    The renowned actor got the statuette for portraying Hugh Glass, an American frontiersman in "The Revenant."

    ​Countless fans were over the moon to see DiCaprio finally win the coveted award.

    ​The long wait was finally over.

    ​​​His six previous failures however inspired meme-makers to create a huge series of online jokes.

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