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Tom Hardy Lost a Bet, So He’s Getting a Crappy Leonardo DiCaprio Tattoo

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This might be the only Revenant-related story with a happy, unbloodied ending: Tom Hardy revealed to Esquire that he has to get a tattoo of Leonardo DiCaprio’s handwriting. Last year, Hardy, unsure of his Oscar chances for playing a coldhearted fur trapper, didn’t expect to score a nomination. DiCaprio, though Oscar-less at the time, thought otherwise. The pair made a bet: If Hardy got a nod, he’d get a tattoo of his co-star’s choosing. If he was left out of the award season fray, DiCaprio would get inked. Even though Hardy ultimately lost to Mark Rylance for Bridge of Spies, the tattoo is still on his to-do list for snagging a nomination. DiCaprio’s chosen art: the words “Leo knows everything.” “He wrote, in this really shitty handwriting,” Hardy told Esquire. “I was like, ‘Okay, I’ll get it done, but you have to write it properly.’” It feels very on brand for the Titanic star to not let things like this go.

Tom Hardy Is Getting a Leonardo DiCaprio Tattoo