Leonardo DiCaprio has denied using a body double to film sex scenes in 'The Wolf of Wall Street'.

The 39-year-old star plays stockbroker swindler Jordan Belfort in the upcoming Martin Scorsese movie and insists he showed off his own body during steamy moments with co-star Margot Robbie.

During an interview with Extra, the actor revealed: "It's all me, pal.

"Look, when you do a character like this, you have to go all out. You can't pull any punches. You have to swing for the fences. Hopefully people enjoy it."

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'The Wolf of Wall Street' features a number of risque scenes, including one where many of the actors had to bare all and another featuring DiCaprio with a dominatrix and a candle.

He jokingly added: "All the flopping around, it was all me."

The actor also stressed the importance of showing the decadent nature of the crazed capitalist.

He continued: "When you take on a character like this, you want to accurately reflect the nature of who these people are.

"You just gotta do it. You can't think about yourself because it's not me. It's a depiction of somebody else."

The star also spoke in-depth about his character and said he became attached to the role.

He added: "The man is portraying the darker nature of himself in his own biography. I became obsessed with playing him because I felt he kinda represented all that is wrong with America today.

"This is the second project in my life that I kinda stuck with for over six years and had been obsessed playing.

"One of them was Howard Hughes in The Aviator, and that was another almost eight-year process to actually make into a film."

'The Wolf of Wall Street' opens in cinemas on Christmas Day.

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