There were two major movie stars in our midst.
Ecofriendly pals Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Ruffalo partook in a Q&A Tuesday after a special screening of DiCaprio’s upcoming documentary, “Before the Flood,” at Cosford Cinema, according to The Miami Hurricane.
Some of the scenes from the movie about various environmental problems the globe faces, were shot in and around Miami Beach with Mayor Philip Levine a few months ago.
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DiCaprio said he was deeply concerned about how climate change was impacting the earth. He also touched on the presidential campaign, though the 40-year-old did not say if he were voting for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton. Phew.
“This is not just a severe and terrifying future for Florida but for the whole world community,” said the Oscar winner. “Florida is a swing state. I’m not saying specifically who to endorse, but I am saying we cannot afford to have people in political office who do not believe in science or the scientific method or empirical truths or facts.”
“Avengers” star Ruffalo added that DiCaprio’s film was "really personal" for the “Titanic” hunk, and only halfway joked that the title was originally going to be “We Are F---ed.”
On Monday, DiCaprio appeared at the White House to meet with President Barack Obama to sound a call for action to combat climate change.
“Before the Flood” airs on the National Geographic Channel Oct. 30.