Leo DiCaprio takes jet round-trip to NYC to party in Miami


Environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio expanded his carbon footprint by jetting from Miami to New York — and again — in simply in the future to co-host a starry charity occasion.

After attending the COP26 Local weather Summit in Scotland final month, the Oscar-winner took a jet roundtrip from Miami to NYC and again on Wednesday, in accordance to a number of sources.

DiCaprio, 47, has been having fun with Artwork Basel in Miami Seaside this week. On Tuesday, he was seen viewing high-end artwork, and later partying into the evening together with his longtime pal, gallerist Helly Nahmad.


On Wednesday, the “Titantic” star hosted a profit with Sean Penn at Soho Seaside Home, the place tickets price up to a rumored $25,000 per couple.

The occasion was to profit Penn’s charity CORE [Community Organized Relief Effort], and its COVID-19 applications in Latin America.

Leo DiCaprio with Sean Penn after he jetted back to Miami for the CORE fundraiser at Soho Beach House on December 1.
Leo DiCaprio with Sean Penn after he jetted again to Miami for the CORE fundraiser at Soho Seaside Home.
Getty Photos for CORE

Visitors had been advised that DiCaprio had been pressured to fly again to New York earlier that day, and was returning to Miami on a flight that very night, however had been delayed on board.

Insiders mentioned DiCaprio valiantly did his finest to increase cash for the occasion, and phoned in bids from the aircraft for the public sale, serving to to increase over $500,000 for CORE.

Whereas the star — who ultimately made it off his jet to the occasion by round 11p.m. — did increase some huge cash for the charity, the need of his personal travels had been questioned by some visitors. It was not instantly clear if he flew personal or industrial.

Penn’s CORE additionally works on catastrophe aid. Its Website states, “From hurricanes to wildfires, it’s not possible to ignore local weather change’s position in inflicting pure disasters. We’re dedicated to a future the place the environment is not on the root of the disaster, however moderately a system of assist.”

In the meantime DiCaprio has made combating local weather change and carbon emissions his private mission.

When the actor took residence the Oscar for finest actor in 2016, he mentioned in his acceptance speech, “Local weather change is actual, it’s occurring proper now. It’s the most pressing menace dealing with our whole species, and we’d like to work collectively collectively and cease procrastinating.”

He added: “We want to assist leaders around the globe who don’t converse for the massive polluters, however who converse for all of humanity, for the indigenous individuals of the world, for the billions and billions of underprivileged individuals on the market who can be most affected by this.”

Leo DiCaprio holds a sign saying "Climate Change is Real" as he marches with a group of indigenous people from North and South America, during the People's Climate March in Washington DC, on April, 29, 2017.
Leo DiCaprio marches with a gaggle of indigenous individuals from North and South America, throughout the Individuals’s Local weather March in Washington DC, on April, 29, 2017.
AFP by way of Getty Photos

Whereas DiCaprio has claimed to be a “CarbonNeutral citizen,” for years his critics have famous his in depth use of personal jets to journey the world.

In 2014 he reportedly rented the world’s fifth largest yacht owned by a UAE oil tycoon, to watch the World Cup in Brazil.

In 2016 he was branded a “local weather hypocrite” after Web page Six completely revealed he took a personal jet from Cannes, France, to New York to settle for an environmental award — after which instantly flew straight again from New York to France on one other jet for the model-packed glitzy Cinema In opposition to AIDS gala for the charity amfAR — the place he gave a speech.

On the eve of COP26 in late October, he additionally tweeted, “The local weather disaster is right here. #COP26 should be a turning level to shield individuals and the planet. Leaders, the world is watching and urging you to rise to this second. There’s no time to lose. #ActNow.”

A rep for DiCaprio declined to touch upon his jet spherical journey, however insiders mentioned the actor has current been touring extra usually on industrial, scheduled jets, moderately than personal jets to minimize his carbon footprint.

It was earlier revealed he flew industrial to COP26 in Scotland to meet with world leaders together with Britain’s Prince Charles.

Leo DiCaprio meets with Britain's Prince Charles and Stella McCartney
during the COP26 Climate Conference in Glasgow, Scotland on November 3, 2021.
Leo DiCaprio meets with Britain’s Prince Charles and Stella McCartney
throughout the COP26 Local weather Convention in Glasgow, Scotland on November 3, 2021.
POOL/AFP by way of Getty Photos

Visitors at Penn’s CORE occasion in Miami Seaside additionally included Michael Braun, Dylan Penn, Alan Faena, Francisco Costa, Patricia Velasquez, Marc Anthony, Soleil Moon Frye and Balthazar Getty.

Later in the evening, DiCaprio and Penn headed to the Faena Discussion board the place Offset, Quavo and Child Cudi partied till 4a.m. DiCaprio left the party round 1a.m. and was reportedly seen getting right into a automotive with a gaggle of girls.

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