Who knew that Jared Leto would turn out to be a hero in the Ukraine? This year at the Oscars, Jared gave a shout-out of encouragement to the Ukraine, which had just begun recovering from a violent revolution. LA Times entertainment reporter Steven Zeitchik visited the Ukraine recently and was surprised by how many people there wanted to talk about Jared Leto’s opinion of their political situation. His comments were noticed and very appreciated. And they REALLY liked him when his band did not cancel a concert in Kiev, like many others had. The reporter was frankly shocked to realize that so many Eastern Europeans valued celebrity opinions and even found them encouraging. Note to celebrities: THINK before you speak – or twitter.
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