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Washington, February 1: Leonardo DiCaprio has revealed that he saw a darker side of Hollywood while growing up as a "very poor" kid living in a neighborhood filled with junkies and prostitutes.

According to the LA Times, the 'Wolf of Wall Street' star spoke about his childhood neighborhood near Hollywood Boulevard and Western Avenue and said that there was a "major prostitution ring" at the street corner with "crime and violence everywhere", Radar Online reported.

The 39-year-old American actor admitted that his life was "like 'Taxi Driver' in a lot of ways" as he grew up very poor and got to see the "other side of the spectrum". (ANI)

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