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Oscar winner Jared Leto once fired for drug dealing: ‘I was an entrepreneur’

Jared Leto was residing the excessive life in his teen years.

The 49-year-old Oscar winner was fired from his job at a movie show after he was caught promoting weed on the premises.

“I worked at a movie theater when I was a kid, and I got fired for selling weed out the back door,” Leto advised Ellen DeGeneres during Tuesday’s episode of her talk show. “I love going to the movies.”

“I was an entrepreneur,” the “House of Gucci” star quipped.

He then joked that popcorn and weed “go well together.”

Despite weed’s newly authorized standing in New York and in lots of cities throughout the United States, marijuana utilization was extremely prohibited and unlawful 40 years in the past when Leto was a child.

Elsewhere within the interview, Leto revealed his superstar crushes throughout a spherical of DeGeneres’ “Burning Questions” sport.

His infatuations included “I Dream of Jeannie” star Barbara Eden, “Wheel of Fortune” letter-turner Vanna White and … Christopher Walken. “That took a turn,” DeGeneres, 63, stated.

Leto presently stars as Paolo Gucci within the Ridley Scott-directed high-fashion drama “House of Gucci,” enjoying the previous design chief of the posh model.

The “Dallas Buyers Club” actor went by way of a hardcore transformation for the function, donning prosthetics and heavy make-up to resemble an ageing Paolo.

However, critics aren’t completely happy along with his kitschy Italian accent, saying it reminds them of the titular online game character in Super Mario Bros.

Jared Leto
The Oscar winner joked that promoting weed as a teen made him an “entrepreneur.”
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One user tweeted, “Jared Leto’s ‘It’s-a me, Mario!’ approach to the Italian accent, which does the job — he’s supposed to be a buffoon — but still rubs me the wrong way (as someone who grew up in Northern Italy).”

“Look, I’ll just say it: Jared Leto’s Russian accent in House of Gucci was waaaaayyyyy off the mark,” another one acknowledged.

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