Oscars 2016: Why is Leonardo DiCaprio wearing an FAU cap?

Leonardo DiCaprio wears FAU ball cap.
Leonardo DiCaprio wore an FAU lid to a game at the Staples Center in May 2009.

On Sunday night, Leonardo DiCaprio is heavily favored to win an Oscar for The Revenant.

Which reminds us of our favorite local bit of Leo lore — the FAU ballcap story. Here’s what Staci Sturrock wrote about it last year:

We were all atwitter Monday afternoon when Florida Atlantic University posted this photo of Leonardo DiCaprio sporting an FAU cap on the school’s Instagram account.

“Thanks for the love, Leo!!!” read the photo caption.

Alas, the photo is six years old. Our reporter Kimberly Miller blogged about it in February 2009.

Turns out, DiCaprio just liked baseball caps and initially wasn’t even sure what “FAU” stood for.

Oh well, file Leo’s hat tip to the Owls under “oldies but goodies.”

“Dirty Grandpa” opens: which South Florida city is the destination in the movie?

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This photo provided by Lionsgate shows Zac Efron, left, as Jason Kelly and Robert De Niro as Dick Kelly in the film, “Dirty Grandpa.” (Bob Mahoney/Lionsgate via AP)

Robert De Niro is making his way to Palm Beach County with Zac Efron. Well, at least, he is in a new movie!

“Dirty Grandpa,” which stars De Niro as Efron’s grandfather, follows the two stars on a road-trip as they make their way around Florida:

Which South Florida town is the destination in “Dirty Grandpa”?

The ’80s ‘Brat Pack’: where are they now?

By Zach Dennis

Palm Beach Post Staff Writer

“The Breakfast Club” and “Pretty in Pink” star Molly Ringwald is set to be a “star book author” at the Palm Beach Book Festival alongside local celebrity, Burt Reynolds. Ringwald was famously part of the “Brat Pack,” which included Rob Lowe, Emilio Estevez, and Anthony Michael Hall. But, where are those actors now?

Related: 5 fun facts about Molly Ringwald

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