Russell Crowe has some critical ingesting tales. He as soon as obtained drunk after which purchased a dinosaur cranium from Leonardo DiCaprio.
The actor recalled the story throughout an look on The Howard Stern Show. He stated he purchased his for his children, who have been actually into dinosaurs at the moment in 2008 or 2009.
“I bought it for my kids, and you know, cut myself a little bit of slack here, there was a bunch of vodka involved in the transaction and it happened at Leonardo’s house,” he defined (via EW).
As Crowe tells it, DiCaprio was out there for a brand new dinosaur head so the Catch Me If You Can actor was seeking to offload his different one. Crowe says DiCaprio was “pretty cool about it” and solely requested him for what he paid for it, which was 30 or 35 grand.
In 2018, Crowe set up an auction to pay for his divorce, and one of many objects he was seeking to offload was the dinosaur head. According to the itemizing, it is the pinnacle of the huge lizard relative Mosasaur, and it dates again to round 65 million years in the past.
Some of the opposite objects within the public sale embody swords and gear that Crowe received in Gladiator, in addition to his boxing equipment–including his jock strap–from Cinderella Man. can see the entire objects within the public sale, called “The Art of Divorce,” here on Sotheby Australia’s website.