Despite widespread rumours on the web claiming Leonardo DiCaprio’s character is raped by a bear in his upcoming film The Revenant, Fox Studios puts it all to rest saying it is not true.
A rep for Fox tells Entertainment Weekly, however, that “the bear in the film is a female who attacks [Leo] because she feels he might be threatening her cubs … there is clearly no rape scene with a bear.”;
The rumour apparently started in a review on the right-wing Drudge Report website, which writes: “The new movie “REVENANT’ features a shocking scene of a wild bear raping Leo DiCaprio!”; describing a scene in which DiCaptr
The Drudge Report describes a scene in which DiCaprio’s character is fighting a bear, which “flips Leo over and thrusts and thrusts during the explicit mauling. “He is raped — twice!’ Not to be outdone, DiCaprio rips open a horse and sleeps naked in its carcass!”;
Watch the trailer for The Revenant below and catch it in theatres December 25.