Leonardo DiCaprio won an Oscar so now the internet is mourning the 'Leo wants an Oscar' meme

Bethan McKernan@mck_beth
Monday 29 February 2016 11:00
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Because apparently nothing else matters, all anyone wants to talk about today is how Leonardo DiCaprio finally won an Oscar, a mere 24 years after he was first nominated.

Apparently these people in Mexico even took to the streets to celebrate.

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If you somehow haven't come across it, the Leo Oscars meme has been a staple of a healthy internet diet for years now.

Leo's shiny gold statuette thirst has been well-documented.

As memes go, it's a bonefide classic.

You get the picture.

And people are clearly going to miss being able to riff off the ol' favourite.

There's already a Tumblr dedicated to the Leo meme in memoriam.

In fact, it all got a bit meta last night.

But don't worry too much, internet fans. A new meme might be just around the corner.

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