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Jared Leto found hometown 'oppressive'

Jared Leto found hometown 'oppressive'

Apr 12 2014, 11:26am CDT | by

Jared Leto doesn't feel connected to where he grew up. The Oscar-winning actor admits he is glad he "escaped" from his hometown Bossier City, Louisiana at an early age because "it's very oppressive...

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Jared Leto found hometown 'oppressive'

Apr 12 2014, 11:26am CDT | by

Jared Leto doesn't feel connected to where he grew up.

The Oscar-winning actor admits he is glad he "escaped" from his hometown Bossier City, Louisiana at an early age because "it's very oppressive."

In a joint interview with his older brother Shannon Leto, the 'Dallas Buyers Club' star told the new issue of FourTwoNine magazine: "We escaped early on. It's very oppressive. We would go back for the summers and stay with our grandmother, though. So the culture was always there that we returned to.

"We moved around every couple of years growing up. Way up to north Massachusetts. Everywhere. But no matter where we were it was a very creative environment around artists. That is obviously an important reason that Shannon and I are pursuing the path that we are now."

The 30 Seconds to Mars rockers also insist they aren't "adverse" to defining themselves as "queer" without it being a sexual term but a cultural one.

Shannon said: "I wouldn't care."

And Jared added: "I don't think we'd care at all. We certainly identify with people who are different."

He is also happy that his band has a large LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) fan base.

He said: "I got a note from a kid yesterday. We were signing a thousand CDs after a show. If you looked at him, he looked like any young kid maybe in twelfth grade or eleventh grade who'd be on the baseball team or something. A nice looking kid. He handed me a note and it said, 'I just want to say thanks so much for the music. It's helped me in many ways-especially with coming out this year to my family.'"

 
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5 days ago

Laverne Cox on Owning Your Body

Aug 27 2014 6:35pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

When she was growing up in Mobile, Alabama, Laverne Cox had no role models to speak of. “I remember seeing that episode of The Jeffersons where George’s old buddy came back and was a woman now,” Cox recalls. “ She was very pretty but she was really a joke, a punchline. From what I saw in the media, I didn’t equate trans people with being successful and accomplished.” Today, she’s possibly the most prominent trans person in pop culture, starring in Orange is the New Black as scissor-sharp-witt ...
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1 week ago

Preparing for Emmy: Who’s In Line To Make History?

Aug 25 2014 2:21pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

The 66th Prime Time Emmys are kicking off tonight at 8pm EDT on NBC, and with plenty of long-running shows still in the mix to pick up awards, plenty of actors, actresses, comedies dramas and miniseries are ready to make Emmy history with their potential wins.In terms of ‘first timers’, Netflix's "Orange is the New Black" and "House of Cards" could become the first online shows to pick up high end Emmy Awards. Meanwhile, on the other end of the sp ...
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1 week ago

What You Missed On VH1: Bad Celebrity Bleach Jobs, Homeless Chris Pratt + More

Aug 24 2014 4:00pm CDT | Source: Scandalist

Last week on VH1 was all about the unexpected. We covered male celebrities who look way better in make up than women, Chris Pratt when we was homeless in Hawaii, the return of the tacky celebrity cornrow trend and more. James Franco is one of the many male celebrities who went bleach blonde and really shouldn’t have. [VH1] Chris Pratt shared an adorable photo of his younger self posing in front of the Scooby Doo van he used to live out of in Hawaii before he hit Hollywood ...
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1 week ago

Worst Dressed Celebs Of The Week!

Aug 22 2014 11:10am CDT | Source: PerezHilton

As they say, hindsight is 20/20! And we have a feeling that when Kim Kardashian and Jared Leto look back on their outfits from this week, they'd agree that they could've done a little better. But Kimmy and Jared shouldn't be TOO hard on themselves -- after all, they certainly weren't the only celebs who suffered a fashion miss recently! To see who else's style wasn't quite up to par... CLICK HERE to view the gallery, "Worst Dressed Celebs O ...
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HOT Show Podcast – 08/21/14

Aug 21 2014 9:57am CDT | Source: Houston's Hot Hits

HOT Show PodcastHOT 95.7playpausejQuery(document).ready(function($) { cbs_audio_player_v2("audio-player-1"); }); It’s the HOT Show Podcast! Throwback Thursday! Does every kid deserve a trophy? Mom’s new app for kids who don’t answer their calls Plus, Stupid News and the Courthouse all in one! Celebrity Diss Is he being a selfish husband? Mom’s new app for kids who don’t answer their calls Stupid ...
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1 week ago

Good Goddamn Morning, Tahiti Cora & Anais Zanotti, And Other News

Aug 21 2014 9:18am CDT | Source: The Superficial

- Anna Wintour did the Ice Bucket Challenge? Okay… [Lainey Gossip] - Jesus Christ, Anna Nicole Smith‘s estate has still been gold-digging all this time? [Dlisted] - Why Would You Ever Get Out of Bed? [theCHIVE] - Brandi Glanville is shutting LeAnn Rimes‘ shit down. [Fishwrapper] - Isn’t being homeless already a Hunger Games theme park? [The Frisky] - JWoww doesn’t want to have sex anymore. That shouldn’t be a problem. [WWTDD] - Minka Kelly is still hot. Also ni ...
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1 week ago

Zac Efron and Michelle Rodriguez Have Split

Aug 20 2014 3:56pm CDT | Source: Pop Sugar

Zac Efron and Michelle Rodriguez have ended their Summer romance - Us Weekly Jennifer Hudson's half-brother was arrested - HuffPost Celebrity Jared Leto is at the center of a big rumor - Lainey Gossip Is this the most shocking Ice Bucket Challenge so far? - People Brave and inspiring quotes from Demi Lovato - BuzzFeed Is Whoopi Goldberg going to quit The View? - Dlisted Billy Crystal will present the Robin Williams Emm ...
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2 weeks ago

Alexis Arequette reveals she slept with Jared "Hurts like Satan" Leto

Aug 18 2014 6:44pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

Arquette’s first job was as “this little kid who’s on a ride with all these women and whatnot” in the music video “She’s a Beauty” by The Tubes. At 19, she landed her first featured film role, playing transvestite Georgette in Last Exit to Brooklyn. Since then, Arquette has appeared in over 50 films, including an appearance as a scene-stealing Boy George fanatic in The Wedding Singer.JACKIE BEAT: If this were speed dating, how would you describe yourself to ...
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2 weeks ago

Nicky Hilton got engaged to her boyfriend of 3 years, James Rothschild

Aug 13 2014 6:05am CDT | Source: Celebitchy.com

We don’t write about Nicky Hilton all that often. I suspect that’s her entire plan. Nicky is much more reserved than her older sister, Paris. Nicky occasionally tours the party circuit, but she usually keeps to herself. The last time we spoke about Nicky in an actual story was when she broke up with David Katzenberg in 2011. That was a bad year for Nicky. She lost a lot of breakup weight and got stood up by ...
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3 weeks ago

Social Media Explodes With Tributes To Robin Williams, Dead Of A Suspected Suicide At 63

Aug 11 2014 7:56pm CDT | Source: CBS San Francisco

TIBURON (CBS SF) — Social media is exploding with comments and memories of the late actor and comedian Robin Williams, dead of a suspected suicide at age 63. Below are a sampling of some of the poignant tributes. Listeners and viewers can leave their thoughts at the KPIX Facebook Page and the KCBS Radio Facebook Page. One Tweet summarizes Williams’ effect on our world: when all 10 Twitter trends are related to Williams, his influence is ubiqu ...
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