The real Wall Street wolf revealed that he had taught DiCaprio how to use drugs

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The actor had much to learn before playing broker Jordan Belfort in Martin Scorsese’s 2013 film

The actor, who is known for his yacht parties with beautiful women, has previously talked about how his upbringing was instrumental in staying away from vices.

“I’ve never done it,” DiCaprio told  US Weekly in 2014 when asked if he had ever used drugs. “That’s because I saw it literally every day when I was three or four years old …  Hollywood is a very volatile place where artists come in and say they want to belong … We’ve seen a lot of people fall victim to that, and it is very unfortunate, “he added.

The actor was raised by his mother Irmelin in a neighborhood of Los Angeles, very close to Hollywood Boulevard, a place where crime and violence was everywhere. Seeing where the drugs might take him, he made the decision not to go that way.

For his part, Belfort (55) says he has been sober in the last 20 years after a near fatal overdose. He was 22 months in prison after pleading guilty to fraud and money laundering in 1999.