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Leonardo DiCaprio and Ex Toni Garrn Look 'Like a Couple' Again, Spotted 'Dancing Together'

Are Leonardo DiCaprio and Toni Garrn back on? The exes reunited for a night out in New York City on Tuesday, September 12, an eyewitness exclusively tells Us Weekly.

 

The Oscar winner, 42, and the model, 25, headed to 1 Oak nightclub after attending the Unitas Gala Against Human Trafficking together. "Leonardo and Toni were chatting and hanging out with each other at 1 Oak for the afterparty," the onlooker tells Us. "They looked like a couple and were dancing together."

 

The pair were less flashy with their rumored romance just hours earlier at the annual charity gala. Garrn walked the red carpet alone, while DiCaprio arrived late because he was helping out with the Hand in Hand hurricane relief telethon. Upon his arrival, they sat across from each other at a table with some of her fellow Victoria's Secret models.

 

"He tried to remain inconspicuous throughout and would put his head down," a second eyewitness tells Us of the Titanic actor, adding that there wasn't "much interaction between" him and the German model.

 

This isn't the first time that DiCaprio and Garrn have been spotted together as of late. They held hands while leaving 1 Oak in the early hours of Saturday, September 9, as seen in photos obtained by the Daily Mail. "Toni went over to his table and they hung out all night," an eyewitness tells Us of the weekend outing.

 

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Leonardo DiCaprio and Toni Garrn Rekindling Their Romance?

Are Leonardo DiCaprio and ex-girlfriend Toni Garrn back together?

 

The 42-year-old Oscar winner and 25-year-old German model dated for about a year and a half until late 2014 and recently sparked reconciliation rumors by being photographed together in New York City. They last reunited publicly this past Tuesday at the third annual Unitas Gala against human trafficking.

 

"They are not back together officially," a source told E! News exclusively. "They are just hanging out and having fun. There's a history, so it's comfortable. But Toni knows how Leo is and there are no expectations at all. They were both in NYC, so they spent time together. Neither of them are thinking about what will happen in the future, but she knows Leo isn't ready to settle down."

 

"They are not exclusive yet but they share a past and always had a love and respect for each other," a second source told E! News. "Leo has never stopped loving Toni it was just not the right time for them." 

 

At the gala, DiCaprio and Garrn were photographed sitting near each other at a table as Maxwell performed.

 

A third source told E! News that DiCaprio entered the venue from a back door and that he and Garrn sat at the same table a couple seats apart and were seen chatting and laughing throughout the night.

 

This past weekend, they were photographed holding hands while leaving the 1 Oak nightclub in New York City.

 

"Leo and Toni were enjoying themselves at 1 Oak," another insider told E! News. "Toni and Leo have always been close and haven't lost touch. They were very into each other when they were dating. Anything is possible but now Leo is just taking things light."

 

They weren't overly flirty but did spend time with each other and looked like they enjoyed the event," another source said.

 

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On 22/10/2017 at 5:36 AM, kellybsblover said:

I just try and make some sense of it  because I don't get it. I have so much respect for him in certain areas of his life and in others it's just a huge ???? for me. 

 

literally same

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12 hours ago, kellybsblover said:

Sometimes I think it's unhealthy to care so much about a person I don't even know.... but at the same time it's been over 20 years of fandom for me so I don't think it will ever change. 

Same here. But I have to say I don't care that much about his love life. It's his private thing and I'm the last person who would say this is the right way to live and that's the wrong way. As long as he's happy and the girls legal :Angel: Beside from this I really don't believe he's having s-e-x with every girl/model he's seen with. But if kudos to his staying power LOL

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13 hours ago, Jade Bahr said:

Same here. But I have to say I don't care that much about his love life. It's his private thing and I'm the last person who would say this is the right way to live and that's the wrong way. As long as he's happy and the girls legal :Angel: Beside from this I really don't believe he's having s-e-x with every girl/model he's seen with. But if kudos to his staying power LOL

 

And same here about being a fan for soo long.   

 

But I wish I didn't care soo much about his love life... it would be much better for me, lol. After all this years and I still can't deal with him hanging with this young girls, I don't like it... but I can't do anything.  :/

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I know it's called 'standard' in hollywood but reading this in such times it just sounds really bad. At least I kinda understand that someone like Leo have to protect himself against all the possible craziness out there... I mean as an well known superstar it's probably easy becoming a victim of envy and bad speaking (for example).

 

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Want to work in Hollywood? Here's the kind of nondisclosure agreements you have to sign first

 

If you wanted to work for Leonardo DiCaprio’s company Greenhour Corp. a few years ago, you would have had to sign a document crucial to the Oscar winner’s “personal safety, well being and business.”

 

Prospective workers were asked to consent to confidentiality agreements that not only prevented them from disclosing private information about the actor, but also a long list of “offensive/inappropriate material” they may be exposed to in the development of films and other projects.

 

What’s more, a copy of the agreement reviewed by The Times appears to demand that workers give up their rights to sue DiCaprio or Greenhour over a wide variety of claims, including harassment, invasion of privacy and infliction of emotional distress — “whether or not in connection with the development” of DiCaprio-related projects.

 

That’s just one example of the terms of Hollywood confidentiality and nondisclosure agreements, documents that aim to protect personal or corporate information and have come under the spotlight since the Harvey Weinstein scandal erupted early this month.

 

While such agreements were reportedly used in settlements between Weinstein and women who accused the powerful producer of sexual harassment, nondisclosure agreements also are a standard part of getting many Hollywood jobs.

 

The agreements, commonly referred to as NDAs, also vary widely from company to company, differing in how they define confidential information, in how much they demand workers pay for blabbing and in the degree to which they block — or purport to block — workers from taking legal action.

 

For instance, a years-old agreement for the production company behind business reality show “Shark Tank” identifies confidential information as information directly related to the show, such as the names of participants, the participants’ business ideas and the outcomes of episodes, according to a copy of the agreement reviewed by The Times.

 

The confidentiality agreement for contractors working for DiCaprio and Greenhour, on the other hand, says a much wider class of information is off limits.

 

Confidential information, according to that document, includes information about the actor, his family and friends, his businesses and even “the existence of the contractor’s business and/or personal relationship with DiCaprio.” The document goes on to say a long list of “offensive/inappropriate material” is also confidential information.

 

It states that contractors on a project “may acquire information or material of an explicit, graphic, offensive, sexual and/or inappropriate nature,” and be in situations where “as part of the creative process, conversations, jokes, banter and behavior may contain explicit references to sex, gender, race, sexual orientation, violence and other protected categories.”

 

Another provision in the agreement appears to demand that workers give up their rights to sue DiCaprio or related companies. The document requires contractors, however, to report to a supervisor if they feel harassed or threatened.

 

Wayne Outten, a New York employment lawyer who reviewed the language of the agreement for The Times, said that employers cannot block workers from suing.

“The scope of this is just wildly overbroad and I don’t believe it would be enforceable,” said Outten, a cofounder of the nonprofit Workplace Fairness. “It’s overreaching. I can’t imagine any court would enforce this.”

 

But David Krause-Leemon, a Sherman Oaks litigator who also reviewed the language, called terms of the agreement “pretty standard” for Hollywood, though he also said it appears to be written in a way that would make workers believe — erroneously — they could not sue.

 

“It’s meant to discourage” potential suits, he said.

 

A Greenhour Corp. representative declined to comment but did not dispute the authenticity of the document.

 

A freelance technician called the DiCaprio agreement “ominous” because it appeared to shield DiCaprio from lawsuits or other action stemming from inappropriate behavior.

 

“I found it so offensive that I turned down the job and did not sign the agreement,” said the technician, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because, like many in Hollywood, he fears he would lose employment opportunities if he spoke out. “I’m very much against NDAs. They’ve gotten increasingly oppressive.”

 

Another document reviewed by The Times, from Beverly Hills’ United Talent Agency, also warns that workers may be confronted with “conduct and speech that openly and explicitly relates to sex.” That document, though, does not suggest that workers cannot take legal action.

 

Outten said that kind of disclaimer could be a reaction to a 1999 sexual harassment lawsuit filed against Warner Bros. Television by a former writers’ assistant on the sitcom “Friends.” The assistant alleged that the “Friends” writers’ room was filled with coarse and graphic sexual banter.

 

The California Supreme Court ultimately dismissed the case, finding that the behavior at issue could reasonably be found in a "creative workplace" for a show that sometimes explored sexual themes.

 

Outten said the kind of disclaimer United Talent Agency asks workers to sign could protect the agency from similar lawsuits, though workers could still try to sue if they feel they’ve been harassed or discriminated against. The agency document also tells employees they should feel free to report harassment or other concerns internally and that there will be no retaliation for doing so.

 

Still, a former agency worker said she felt the disclaimer would make it pointless to sue or complain.

 

“Reading it, as a woman, I can see how it would be a disincentive for me to report any kind of sexual harassment,” said the former employee, who said she has not been the victim of harassment at work. “They could pull out this document and say, ‘You waived your right to complain about this type of behavior.’”

 

Agency representatives declined to comment on the document. But in an email sent less than a week after the New York Times first reported harassment and assault allegations against Weinstein, agency Chief Executive Jeremy Zimmer reiterated the company’s position that workers should report abusive behavior.

 

“UTA respects and protects the boundaries of our colleagues and clients,” Zimmer wrote, according to a copy of the email reviewed by The Times. “If you feel uncomfortable, threatened or exposed, if a client feels that way, if a colleague does -- you are safe to come forward.”

 

A common thread through nondisclosure agreements is the use of arbitration or other private proceedings to settle disputes.

 

The agreements for the “Shark Tank” producer and United Talent Agency demand that any disputes related to confidential information be managed in arbitration, a private system in which testimony, documents and rulings are not available to the public. DiCaprio’s agreement does not call for arbitration, instead demanding that any disputes be handled in court, with the court file sealed and with a protective order prohibiting the release of confidential information.

 

Some confidentiality agreements detail the consequences for breaking them. The agreement for DiCaprio’s company states that contractors must pay the actor $250,000 if they violate the deal, while the “Shark Tank” agreement called for a payment of $5 million, a sum the document calls “the fair average compensation for any harm” that could result from a breach. A spokeswoman for MGM Television, which now produces “Shark Tank,” declined to comment on the document.

 

Nondisclosure agreements are generally presented as standard documents that workers must sign as a condition of employment, though some workers protest.

The freelance technician who said he refused to sign DiCaprio’s agreement has balked at signing others, too. Some companies have kept him on anyway, he said, but fewer firms are willing to do that now.

“When I wouldn’t sign, they’d just overlook it because they know me,” he said. “But that’s changing as they get more and more serious.”

 

Other workers acknowledge they generally do not scrutinize the terms of nondisclosure agreements because they feel they have no choice but to sign.

 

A former “Shark Tank” worker said that’s especially the case for freelance workers, who rely on referrals and may fear that refusing to sign an NDA — or reporting harassment — could damage job prospects in the future.

 

“If I give them the impression that I could be a liability, well, now I've got a mortgage that can’t be paid,” the worker said. “The truth is, it’s a buyers’ market. Everyone is replaceable.”

 

 

 

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5 hours ago, Jade Bahr said:

I know it's called 'standard' in hollywood but reading this in such times it just sounds really bad. At least I kinda understand that someone like Leo have to protect himself against all the possible craziness out there... I mean as an well known superstar it's probably easy becoming a victim of envy and bad speaking (for example).

 

 

 

 

You are completely right

 

If this information came out a few months ago I don't think anyone would have a problem. While it may seem extreme for some people, most people are aware that if you want to work with/for Leo you need to understand that he's a public figure and therefore he needs to take the necessary cautions to protect himself and his family.

 

But considering the fact that the Weinstein case has unveiled a lot of the abuse of power going on in Hollywood, i already know a lot of people are going to take this and turn it into something worse.

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