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Talan Torriero Reveals Leonardo DiCaprio Was A 'Huge Fan' Of MTV Show 'Laguna Beach'

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Dec. 8 2022, Published 6:30 p.m. ET

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Plot twist! Talan Torriero, who appeared on MTV's hit series Laguna Beach in the '00s, revealed Leonardo DiCaprio was interested in the drama.

"I was at a CAA party, you know, Hollywood Hills, which is where just the absolute wildest s**t on the planet. Like TMZ would have an absolute heyday in one of those things, like for real. It was a Halloween party, and it was late at night. I think I was like hanging out with Steve-O or something. I forget. We were doing just being crazy, and this guy walks up to me in a devil mask, and he is talking to me about the show. He's a huge fan and turns out to be Leonard DiCaprio! I thought that was pretty whoa. Yeah, I thought that was pretty cool," the former reality star said on the "Hollywood Raw" podcast with Dax Holt and Adam Glyn.

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"Maybe he wasn't like a die-hard fan, but he definitely acknowledged who I was, which I thought was weird," Torriero continued. "I forget because I was in a drunken state, but I remember we talked about the show for a while and I thought he thought it was pretty cool."

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While speaking on the podcast, the California native admitted he barely got paid for appearing on the show. In season one, he only made $2,500, but he was able to make bank going forward.

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"I think the second season I made eight grand. I thought I was king of the f**king world," he quipped. "I thought I had hit the jackpot. Now obviously looking back, I feel like, 'Oh my God, we were so taken advantage of.' We thought we were kings of the world. I would show up at a high school party with a keg and I thought I was the man. I was like, 'I could never run out of money,'" he shared.

"They completely just took advantage, I think. I think things like that when I look back make me a little disappointed with the production. We were just kids," he continued. "I feel like if I was a producer or working for a network, it would be hard for me not to incentivize these kids. Even if I paid them after the show came out and it was successful. I would have a hard time with myself knowing that I paid these kids $2,500 bucks just for me to make millions upon millions of dollars off of them. I will say I wish we would've been a little bit smarter and got together and went on a semi-strike for the second season."

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