Carey Mulligan (Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)Even the mention of the name Leonardo DiCaprio makes some women swoon. But for some reason, that's not the case when it comes to his leading ladies.
Carey Mulligan, Leo's co-star in the upcoming Baz Luhrmann adaptation of "The Great Gatsby," reveals in U.K.'s Harper's Bazaar that before the film, she was not one of the many, many fans who've crushed on the 37-year-old DiCaprio.
"Well, he wasn't my pin-up, but he was for a lot of my girlfriends," 27-year-old Mulligan confesses to the magazine.
So who was the starlet's celeb crush? Michael Schumacher, a German race car driver who's now retired. "I used to watch Formula 1 with my dad when I was little," explains the wife of Mumford & Sons singer Marcus Mumford.
Still, Mulligan managed to be quite convincing when it came time for her character Daisy Buchanan to share a passionate kiss with DiCaprio's Jay Gatsby. In fact, their smooch at the audition helped Mulligan beat out actresses such as Natalie Portman, Michelle Williams, and Blake Lively (who DiCaprio dated in real-life) for the part.
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