Leonardo DiCaprio addresses this Titanic door controversy

Filiz Mehmedova
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Titanic star Leonardo DiCaprio has finally (half) responded to a burning question regarding his character Jack's death at the end of the 1997 iconic film.

In an interview with MTV News, the actor sat down with co-stars Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie to promote their upcoming 1960s-set comedy-drama Once Upon A Time In Hollywood.

Of course, no interview seems to be complete without Leo being asked about one of the most famous roles in his acting career.

The actor got quizzed about the controversial door scene where Rose (Kate Winslet) survives the epic disaster by laying on top of a door in the freezing waters of the Atlantic Ocean.

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The movie's end saw Jack resting his arms on a top of a door while Rose lays on top of it, waiting for rescue after the gigantic Titanic ship hit an iceberg and sank. Unfortunately, Jack succumbed to hypothermia in the freezing water – breaking a lot of hearts in the process.

"Could Jack have fitted on that door at the end of Titanic?" Leo was asked.

The actor didn't give an immediate response, but Margot was quick to reply, saying: "Oh my gosh. I thought it. I remember bawling my eyes out when I was a girl."

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"Well, I'm gonna go back and look now, shoot," added Brad.

"That is the biggest controversy in modern cinema," continued Margot.

Poking fun at Leo, Brad asked: "Could you, could you have squeezed there? You could've, couldn't you?"

"No comment," replied Leo – squirming a bit too.

"Did you mention it at the time?" added Margot.

"Like I said, I have no comment," Leo said.

Well, maybe if the door was slightly bigger, there might've been enough space for both Rose and Jack. However, director James Cameron strongly disagrees with that theory, calling any door-sharing claims "silly".

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood will arrive on July 26 in the US and then hit UK cinemas on August 14.

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