When Jared Leto won his Oscar for Best Supporting Actor, the first person he thanked was his mother, Constance. She was also his date to the event. Clearly, the two are close. But as Jared’s speech hinted at, his childhood was a tough one. I’m not sure anyone knew how tough though. Now details about Jared’s upbringing are being reported in the media. It’s fairly heartbreaking — but also uplifting. It shows you how a strong familial foundation — and a loving mom — can help a child overcome incredible odds. Read more on The Stir…
I just came across this photo and couldn’t not share. Lupita Nyong’o is so poised one moment and so hilarious the next. Flawless! Just date already, you two. [Photo: Getty Images]
Knock on wood, but Jared Leto and his beautiful ombre man bun will probably be taking home an Academy Award tonight for playing a trans woman in “Dallas Buyers Club,” but he probably won’t get as much time on stage to say thank you as he did at last night’s Film Independent Spirit Awards. I loved his full acceptance speech — which included a funny but still swoon-worthy shoutout to maybe-paramour Lupita Nyong’o — so much that I wanted to post the full transcript, which you can find after the jump. Watch the edited version, which aired on television, above. Good luck tonight, Jared! We’re rooting for you. Keep reading »
Earlier today, I tweeted the following: “Ugh, Jared Leto is so hot but he gets less so every time I am reminded he hangs out with Terry Richardson.” And I’m still totally sad that Jared continues to be friends with the predatory pervtographer, but I might have to take back the part about him being less attractive because of it. Because I just saw these photos of the man formerly known as Jordan Catalano and, in the words of Angela Chase, IT HURTS TO LOOK AT HIM. He is that pretty. Oh god, and the second photo, with the, gulp, man bun? That is legit jerk-off material for me. I’m still disappointed in your friendship choices, Jared, but your beauty cannot be denied. [Flaunt]
The Oscars are this Sunday, and I don’t know about you, but I have been positively, absolutely salivating from the anticipation of finally finding out — no, not which film will win “Best Picture” — how Jared Leto will style his gorgeous head of cascading ombre man locks for the occasion. Having seen those strands in person, having touched them however briefly, I can confirm that his hair is as great as photos suggest. It’s glossy and has the perfect copper-y ends, but is also limp in that way that only man hair can be limp and sexy. SO ANNOYING. Basically, it’s perfect, down or up, though you know I ride hard for man buns.
Which is why I am positively verklempt to read what his ombre expert (duh, of course he has one) has planned for Academy Awards night. Given that Jared is practically a lock to take home the Best Supporting Actor trophy for his role in “Dallas Buyers Club,” the man formerly-but-forever-known-as Jordan Catalano has got to look like a winner. Chase Kusero told fashion and beauty blog Into The Gloss: Keep reading »
“There was a luncheon today for the film, and Liza Minnelli hosted it. You know what she said to me? She said, ‘I haven’t felt this way since I saw “On the Waterfront.”’ And she stood up in front of everybody and said, ‘Jared, when I was watching your performance, I felt the way that I do when a friend is going through the hardest time of their life. I felt like I knew you and that I cared for you in the way I would a dear friend.’”
–Jared Leto talks about Liza Minnelli’s response to his performance in “Dallas Buyers Club” with LA Confidential Magazine. I mean, it’s not every day that Liza Minnelli compares you to Marlon Brando circa 1954. That must count as an endorsement for him to win the Oscar, right? [LA Confidential]