Leonardo DiCaprio wins the Internet by advocating for the rights of indigenous peoples at Golden Globes

Politics and entertainment don't often intermingle well -- but when they do, it can be spectacular

By Scott Eric Kaufman
January 11, 2016 9:08AM (UTC)
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Denizens of Twitter reacted very favorably to Leonardo DiCaprio's acceptance speech for best actor in a motion picture drama for "The Revenant." DiCaprio spoke eloquently about the rights of indigenous peoples, and the Internet responded in kind:

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