Jared Leto is the amazingly talented and unique actor, and lead singer of the band ‘30 Seconds to Mars.’ He will be seen as the Joker in the much anticipated ‘Suicide Squad’ film in 2016.
Jared Leto is able to transform himself into any role, and he throws himself into the role completely. He won the Academy Award for his incredible role in ‘Dallas Buyers’ Club’ where he played a drug addicted, transgendered woman with AIDS.
There is no other actor the same as Jared, and he always elevates his performances to a new level. Fans are raving about his performance as the Joker. Here are 16 interesting facts about Jared Leto you might not know about.
1. When Jared was filming ‘Suicide Squad’ he sent his co-star Margot Robbie a love letter as the Joker with a live rat in a box. He sent his other co-stars a dead hog carcass.
2. Jared gained 62 pounds for his role in ‘Chapter 27’ playing Mark David Chapman. He lost the weight by going on an all-liquid diet that consisted of lemon juice, maple syrup, cayenne pepper, and water. He lost 20 pounds in 10 days. He was diagnosed with gout from the dramatic weight loss.
3. He uses the name Bartholomew Cubbins for the videos and films he directs. He also sells rocket toys under the pseudonym name, and he signs each one.
4. Leto seems like such a free spirit. He wears what he wants, and doesn’t give in to societal pressure. This might have come from the fact that he grew up in a hippie community with his mother Constance, his step-father and his brother Shannon.
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