However, the Brazilian supermodel need not spend hours worrying about the intentions of her man, because DiCaprio is merely an admirer of the veteran Cardinale's movie performances - and stunning appearance - during her 1960s Hollywood heyday.
When quizzed about his first celebrity crush, the TITANIC star says, "I don't remember my first - but my last was Claudia Cardinale. Particularly in Once Upon a Time in the West and 81/2. I was overwhelmed by her beauty."
Tunisian-born Cardinale - now 66 - was widely touted as the voluptuous successor to Sophia Loren after making her movie debut in 1958's LES NOCES VENETIENNE.03/02/2005 09:27