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A plump resemblance to Leonardo DiCaprio who rose to world fame for his apparent similarity to the Hollywood actor has revealed that weight gain during the confinement has ended his career.
The 39-year-old clone of Leonardo DiCaprio and Russian Roman Burtsev has been capitalizing on his newfound fame since his resemblance to the 46-year-old star was criticized online.
But Burtsev, who now lives in a two-room municipal flat with his parents and cats, has admitted that the coronavirus pandemic has thwarted his plans for lifelong international fame.
He said: ‘The problems started with the introduction of restrictions in April 2020 and now people have forgotten about me.’
Burtsev found fame after fans commented that he resembled actor Leonardo DiCaprio
Whereas before, people in big cities asked to pose for selfies with the resemblance, he said the pandemic had put an end to that.
Burtsev’s time away from the spotlight during the pandemic led to him gaining weight.
He had signed contracts with advertisers, but they dropped out after he proved unable to lose weight.
But Burtsev is determined to lose weight and reach his goal, so he will be ‘on top’ by ‘New Year 2022’.
Burtsev, who is single, said: ‘I tried many weight loss methods before I found my own and now I am in the process of losing weight.
He added that his plans for the future are simple and can be summed up as ‘family, children, home’.
Burtsev, known for being DiCaprio’s Russian doppelganger, poses at a Great Gatsby
Previously, Burtsev had achieved some degree of fame by starring in several commercials, including one for Five Lakes vodka, where he appeared alongside a number of counterfeit products like an iPhone with a pear logo and a fake Adidas tracksuit, saying the only thing real. in life it is the spirit.
Before the announcement, Burtsev had announced to his fans and followers that he was taking acting classes, not in an attempt to break into Hollywood, but in an effort to find a girlfriend.
The pandemic truncated his plans for international fame and he has had to change industries and start working in cryptocurrencies.
But he also quit his crypto job because his boss wasn’t satisfied with his requests for time off to be able to participate in photo shoots and commercials.
Burtsev said he earns 50,000 Russian rubles (£ 513) a month and now lives in a two-room apartment with his parents in Podolsk, an industrial city on the outskirts of the capital Moscow.
His family sold a three-room apartment they once owned in the Tula region of western Russia before moving into the city hall apartment.
Burtsev lives in one of the rooms, while his parents live in the other room, but he would like to pay for a house in the Crimea now that his sister has started college.
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Roman Burtsev Quick and Facts
- Roman Burtsev, 39, had been capitalising on his newfound fame ever since his apparent resemblance to Leonardo DiCaprio went viral
- But Burtsev admitted the pandemic has thwarted his plans for life-long fame
- He had signed contracts with advertisers but they pulled out after he was unable to lose weight gained during the lockdown