Leto chopped off his signature ombre locks, bleached his hair after which dyed it inexperienced whereas additionally shaving off his eyebrows for his time because the Joker within the 2014 DC superhero flick. Add in a lot of tattoos, together with the phrase “Broken” on his brow, and silver tooth and you’ve got essentially the most excessive (and divisive) tackle the legendary character but.
However his transformation into the supervillain prolonged past his look, with the actor sending gag presents like “used condoms” and “anal beads” to his co-stars, together with Viola Davis and Margot Robbie. (There have been additionally rumors of Leto gifting a useless rat.)
“I did lots of issues to create a dynamic, to create a component of shock, of spontaneity, and to essentially break down any sort of partitions that could be there,” he instructed E! Information on the premiere. “The Joker is any individual who does not actually respect issues like private area or boundaries.”
However in 2021, Leto clarified the stories of his gag presents, telling Entertainment Weekly, “Any of the only a few presents that have been ever given got with a spirit of enjoyable and journey and acquired with laughter, enjoyable and journey.”
He added, “I am enjoying a man known as the Joker, it is okay to play some jokes. Nothing ever crossed any strains, and it is lower than different folks on the web to create these strains… I am an artist on the finish of the day. If I do one thing dangerous and you do not prefer it, principally, you possibly can kiss my ass.”