Jared Leto: Oscar winner was selling weed as a teenager

Jared Leto
Oscar winner was selling weed as a teenager

Jared Leto made extra money as a teenager doing illegal business.

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Jared Leto is a celebrated actor these days. But there were also times when the Oscar winner was selling drugs.

Actor Jared Leto (49) has become an integral part of the dream factory. At least since he received an Oscar for “Best Supporting Actor” for “Dallas Buyers Club” in 2014. In an interview with Ellen DeGeneres (63) it turned outthat Leto ran his own buyers club in his early teens: “When I was a kid, I worked in a movie theater and got fired for selling weed from the back door,” the star confessed.

Leto jokes that he was “an entrepreneur” and knew that popcorn and weed “go well together” about his teenage business, which was highly illegal at the time. Meanwhile, numerous states in the United States have either completely legalized cannabis or at least decriminalized it. In conservative US states, such as Texas or Georgia, the use, possession and sale are still completely prohibited.

Gucci instead of grass

Nowadays Leto is no longer dependent on dodgy shops in the backyards of the cinema, but shines on the screen. From December 2nd he will prove his skills once more. Then the drama “House of Gucci” starts in the cinemas in this country, in which he embodies the Italian businessman Paolo Gucci (1931-1995).


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