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Leonardo DiCaprio's style shipwreck: Scruffy actor hits the beach

Leonardo DiCaprio hit the beach for some volleyball over the holiday weekend looking like he just swam ashore from the wreckage of the Titanic.

The wolf has left Wall Street: Leonardo DiCaprio in Malibu, California, on Sunday.

The leading man ditched his dashing red-carpet-ready looks for a white T-shirt, orange shorts, scraggly beard and flyaway longish hair. His latest love — German model Toni Garrn — was sporting short jean shorts and a blue bikini top in photos from the Malibu, California, beach.

Let it all hang out: Leonardo DiCaprio and girlfriend Toni Garrn.

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Nominated five times without an Academy Award win, perhaps DiCaprio has been eyeballing two-time winner Tom Hanks' scruffy "Cast Away" transformation for style tips. The normally dapper star should have written "HELP" in large letters in the sand to attract any passing aircraft carrying the Fashion Police.

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That's more like it: Leonardo DiCaprio dressed to impress at the 2012 Golden Globes.

The Daily Mail took things a step further with its critique of the photos, implying that DiCaprio, 39, was simply morphing into another acting idol: 77-year-old Jack Nicholson.

If that's the case, we really can't handle the truth.

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