Titanic wave of interest in DiCaprio post
FANS of Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio welcomed him warmly to China's social media with memes after he opened an official Sina Weibo account on Saturday.
He enjoys a wide fan base in China. It did not take long for fans to flood his account shortly after he put his first Weibo post.
In one night, DiCaprio's first post was re-posted some 135,000 times, with roughly 147,000 comments and 500,000 likes.
"Do you now feel the fire-hot passion of your Chinese fans?" wrote
Weibo user Bimuan.
A heavy load of memes featuring the Revenant actor were also shared, such as images of him attempting to hide from the paparazzi.
Some mock his weight gain while others paid tribute to his good looks.
The enthusiastic response has prompted many users to urge others to calm down.
"If you guys don't stop posting these things he may just run off!!!" wrote
Weibo user Guoshuai.
ASIA NEWS NETWORK