When 30 Seconds to Mars released A Beautiful Lie in 2005, they had no idea how the album would be received. And they did not predict that it would take off the way it has.
To date, A Beautiful Lie has sold over a million copies – 10 times the amount their 2002 debut sold – earning it platinum status.
If they keep it up, Jared Leto won’t be known as the actor who sings. He’ll be the singer who acts.
Candid and genuine, Jared Leto spoke with andPOP before 30 Seconds to Mars performed last week in Toronto as part of the Taste of Chaos tour.
Watch the interview to hear his thoughts on the band’s success, the doubters and haters, celebrity gossip bloggers, longtime bassist Matt Wachter’s departure from the band, the future and more.