Not a lot of people have heard of the small town of Baie-Saint-Paul, Canada but Oscar winning Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio has. Located about 90 km outside of Quebec City, Baie-Saint-Paul is a peaceful town on the coast of the St Lawrence River filled with people who have almost no connection to the Hollywood lifestyle that Leonardo DiCaprio wants to escape and that’s exactly what he likes about it.
In a surprise to everyone in Hollywood and certainly everyone in Baie-Saint-Paul, Leonardo DiCaprio announced today in an interview that he was “tired of the Hollywood lifestyle” and that he wanted to “live in a place where people were people and whose sincerity you didn’t have to question”. He recently visited Baie-Saint-Paul while scouting out a film location with producer Martin Scorsese and, according to Scorsese, “Leo immediately fell in love with the relaxed lifestyle and the tranquil beauty of the surrounding countryside and was telling everyone that he was going to move there.”
“I want a farm, I want cattle, I want chickens!” DiCaprio told the magazine while laughing. “I’m not giving up my career, I just want to move to a place that feels so different than what I’ve been used to all my life. For me, that place is Baie-Saint-Paul.” We’re sure his move there will be quite the economic boon for the small rural Canadian town.