“I really didn’t understand what fame was and I didn’t understand what being in a giant hit was, and I didn’t understand what a giant hit Titanic was compared to other giant hits,” he said at the time. “There was no rule book. There was nobody to navigate me through the experience of being watched all the time and nobody to tell me how to be normal when everybody is acting and looking at me differently.”The Django Unchained actor added, “Look, if you’re not careful about it, it can develop into a social anxiety. It’s like, what’s going to happen, what photographer is going to jump out where, what kind of thing am I being set up for? You try to talk yourself out of it, but you’re never used to it.”Since 2017, the Aviator star has been dating actress Camila Morrone. An insider told Us Weekly in 2018 that the duo are “very in love and serious” and that the couple have “talked about getting engaged.”- Advertisement – The Revenant actor has utilized very unique methods to hide from the paparazzi while in public through the years. When he attended a Los Angeles Lakers game in 2019, he opted to wear black sunglasses beneath a blue Los Angeles Dodgers hat while indoors. A decade earlier, the acclaimed actor ducked down in a London taxicab while covering most of his face with a black hoodie.DiCaprio has not shied away from sharing the downsides of fame. In an Esquire profile in 2016, the Wolf of Wall Street star opened up about gaining recognition early in his career.- Advertisement – – Advertisement – Scroll through the photos below to see all of the times DiCaprio tried to hide in plain sight — and failed miserably. It can’t be easy being one of the most famous faces on the planet. Leonardo DiCaprio’s A-list status has naturally caused him to want to keep to himself — but he’s not always successful.Someone of DiCaprio’s prestige, a sought-after movie star with seven Academy Award nominations and one win under his belt, is understandably a person of public interest. His romantic relationships, friendships and beyond have garnered an abundance of headlines, but he’s less than interested in having his entire life up for public display.- Advertisement –
USC (11-19, 7-11) was up 47-45 before scoring 15 of its last 17 points from the free-throw line. That would be the difference maker for the Women of Troy, as they got to the charity stripe a tournament-record 46 times, converting on 35 attempts for a solid 76 percent. The Beavers would only get to the line 12 times, making seven free throws.“We wanted to be aggressive and take the ball to the basket,” USC head coach Michael Cooper said. “We knew that we had a little bit of a height advantage on them so we tried to get the ball inside and it worked to our benefit today.”The Women of Troy, who are seeded seventh in the tournament after finishing 7-11 in Pac-12 conference play, will now go on to the quarterfinals on Friday to play the No. 2 seed. That team is Cal, the No. 5-ranked squad in the country. The Golden Bears were the Pac-12 co-champions with Stanford.The Women of Troy dropped both meetings to the Golden Bears in regular season play. In Berkeley, USC played a close game and took the Golden Bears to overtime before falling 71-63. Down at the Galen Center, the setting was different, but the game yielded the same results, as USC lost 72-64.“I think we match up very well with Cal and, every time we have played them, it has been a really tight game,” junior forward Cassie Harberts said.Against Oregon State, the Women of Troy were led by sophomore guard Ariya Crook, who had 17 points off the bench. Harberts also had a big game, as she recorded yet another double-double with 16 points and 14 rebounds. Right by her side was senior leader Christina Marinacci, who struggled from the field, where she made only two of 13 field goals, but ultimately finished with 13 points and eight rebounds, barely missing out on a double-double.“We got stops, made shots on offense, made our free throws, and I feel that we really did a good job of doing that down stretch,” Harberts said.The Beavers (10-21, 4-14) were led by sophomore guard Ali Gibson, who had 13 points, while senior guard Mollee Schwegler and junior guard Alyssa Martin dropped in 12 and 10 points, respectively. Though it came up short, Oregon State shot a blistering 44 percent from 3-point land. USC did not shoot as well, shooting 29 percent overall. The Women of Troy, however, outrebounded the Beavers 40-35 and forced 15 turnovers.“We tried to cover up their strengths and make other players step up to score,” Cooper said.USC led the Beavers 23-18 at the half, but Oregon State fought back in the second half thanks to a bevy of foul calls against the Women of Troy. USC was whistled for more fouls in the first three minutes of the second half than in the entire first half.They dialed up some steals and big baskets in order to keep the lead, however, and held a 32-23 advantage with 15:00 remaining.But Oregon State once again fought back, as it went on a 11-0 run to pull ahead at 34-32 with 13 minutes left. Harberts took over, though, going on to score nine straight USC points, and lifting her team to a 38-34 edge with 11 minutes to play.It was a back-and-forth game from there until the Women of Troy took a commanding 54-45 lead — their largest of the game — after a basket by Miranacci. The Beavers got back to within four with 2:13 to go, but could not overcome USC’s stellar free throw shooting.USC’s matchup against Cal is set for Friday at 12 p.m. After snapping an eight-game losing skid with two road wins against the Arizona schools last week, the USC women’s basketball team continued its momentum from the end of the regular season into the opening round of the Pac-12 tournament on Thursday, defeating the No. 10-seeded Oregon State Beavers 64-57.Moving on · Sophomore forward Alexyz Vaioletama and the Women of Troy shot just 29.2 percent for the game but forced 15 Oregon State turnovers and made it to the free-throw line a total of 46 times. – Ralf Cheung | Daily Trojan
Eguma said the ties will represent a difficult proposition for his side as they look to make a favourable impression in their first-ever expedition into the waters of Africa’s premiere club competition.“I see the draw to face AS Real Bamako as an extremely tough one because they are a very big club,” he admitted.“They have a rich pedigree in CAF inter-club competitions and have a history of producing plenty of players for Mali’s senior national team.“Mali’s heritage in both the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) and African Championship of Nations (CHAN) defines them as a very strong footballing Nation so AS Real Bamako must be respected.“Don’t also forget that AS Real Bamako knocked (seven-time Nigerian champions), Enyimba out of this same competition in 2014.”Eguma, a veteran of many CAF Champions League battles with former clubs Enyimba and Dolphins is however not daunted by the prospect of facing such a tough opposition.The experienced coach explained that painstakingly detailed-pre-season preparations will put his side in fine fettle for the task at hand.“We have prepared very well for this tournament and it is actually a blessing in disguise that we start meeting the stronger sides from the early (stages of the competition),” he said“To become a champion, you must be ready to face the best.“If we must beat Real Bamako over two legs, everyone involved with the football club must be united, work hard and stay focused on the task ahead,” he said.Rivers United’s first leg clash with AS Real Bamako will take hold at the Stade Mamadou Konaté in Bamako on the weekend of February 10-12 with the second leg coming up a week later at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram CAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUECoach Stanley Eguma has admitted his Rivers United is in for two tough matches against AS Real Bamako of Mali in a preliminary round of the 2017 CAF Champions League.Rivers United will travel to Bamako to face the six-time Malian champions in the first leg in February 2017, before navigating the return fixture a week later in Port Harcourt.