Leonardo DiCaprio explains weird reaction to Lady Gaga brushing against him at Golden Globes

The incident went viral online

Leonardo DiCaprio has offered an explanation for the weird face he pulled when Lady Gaga brushed against him during the Golden Globes ceremony on Sunday night, a reaction that was caught on camera and soon went viral.

Footage showed DiCaprio reacting strangely after Gaga walked passed his table while on her way to collect her award for Best Actress in Limited Series.

With fans speculating on what DiCaprio’s reaction meant, the actor told Entertainment Tonight: “Oh lord – that’s trending, huh? I just didn’t know what was passing me – that’s all!”


Gaga won the Best Actress in Limited Series award for her lead role in American Horror Story: Hotel.

DiCaprio won the Best Actor In A Drama award on the night for his role in ‘The Revenant’. The film also won a prize for Best Dramatic Film.

This year’s Golden Globe Awards were held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles with Ricky Gervais serving as host. Check out a gallery featuring all the winners here.