Oscars 2016: Leonardo DiCaprio lands starring role in Girl Scout troop's cookie campaign
Leonardo DiCaprio’s Best Actor win for The Revenant was one of the biggest moments at last month’s Oscars. But by the time he won his first Academy Award, it was nearly pre-ordained. A more surprising highlight was a charitable act he participated in: buying Girl Scout Cookies in the middle of the show.
The Girl Scouts of the USA believe in causation — so much so that they’re pushing it in their cookie-peddling efforts.
A New York troop created a poster mixing DiCaprio’s Trefoils moment with the “Be Like Bill” meme.
“Leo wants an Oscar. Leo buys Girl Scout Cookies at the Awards,” the poster reads. “Leo wins an Oscar. Leo is smart. Be like Leo. Buy Girl Scout Cookies.”
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And it seemed to work. The Girl Scouts responsible said it drew more people to their booth, ABC News reports. Those indulging in Thin Mints (probably) thought the odds for a statuette could be in their favor.