#PoorLeo loses Oscar, wins the internet

Leonardo DiCaprio might be losing at award shows, but he is winning at the internet.

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If Ellen DeGeneres broke Twitter last night at the Oscars, Leonardo DiCaprio brought it back to life.

After suffering another Oscar loss — this time to fellow Best Actor nominee Matthew McConaughey — the Wolf of Wall Street star and his professional pain exploded all over social media, garnering at least 122,919 mentions according to the Oscars website.

But it was Twitter that really got Leo more mention than he may have had even if he’d won. #PoorLeo and #GiveLeoAnOscar started trending immediately with hilarious results. Behold:

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