Jared Leto misplaced his Oscar three years ago and hasn’t found it since

Actor won the coveted award in 2014 for his performance in 'Dallas Buyers Club'

Entertainment Desk January 28, 2021

Hollywood star Jared Leto may have taken his Oscar home in 2014, but turns out the Suicide Squad actor lost track of his golden statuette.

During his recent appearance on The Late Late Show with James Corden, Leto revealed that he wasn't quite sure where his coveted award went. He appeared on the show on Tuesday night in order to promote his new film The Little Things.

"I found out that it's been missing for three years," the 49-year-old told James Corden. "I didn't know that — I don't think anyone wanted to tell me."

The Thirty Seconds to Mars frontman, who won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Dallas Buyers Club, said he had moved homes in Los Angeles when the statuette "somehow just magically disappeared."

"It could be somewhere, but everyone's searched for it high and low," he added. "I hope it's in good hands wherever it is. We haven't seen it for quite some time."

Asked if he truly thought someone had taken it, Leto said, "I think it's a good possibility, it's not something someone accidentally throws in the trash."

"I remember the night I got it, I passed it around to so many people," he recalled. "It was beat up and scratched up, but people had fun taking pictures with it. It's nice to share it so hopefully, someone is taking good care of it."

Leto had previously opened up about the damages his Oscar suffered while speaking to Entertainment Tonight Canada in 2014. "True story: I was letting some of the people that I work with take a picture with the Oscar. I was carrying it down the stairs and, boom, I hit it against the railing and put a little nick in the back of it."

Leto had nabbed the Oscar for his portrayal of a transgender AIDS patient in the acclaimed drama that also starred Matthew McConaughey and Jennifer Garner.

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Ali Zahid | 3 years ago | Reply

The Academy gave him a replacement.

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