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Jared Leto says his Oscar is a 'filthy mess'

2014-04-25 22:00

Los Angeles - Jared Leto says that although his Oscar has led to new opportunities in Hollywood, he isn't overly concerned with the trophy itself.

The 42-year-old actor-musician took home the gold-plated statuette last month for his supporting role as transgender drug addict Rayon in Dallas Buyers Club. It has sustained a few scrapes since then after circulating among friends.

Leto says his Oscar is "a filthy mess. Everybody was pawing that thing".

He is now promoting Artifact, a documentary he directed about the battle that his band, 30 Seconds to Mars, had with its record label over its contract and a $30m lawsuit. The film, available on iTunes, airs Saturday on VH1 and Palladia.

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