'The only way to enjoy one's life is to work; work is so much more fun than fun,'' said Noel Coward.
When sitting with Jared Leto a couple of months ago, at a Peggy Siegal luncheon to celebrate the success of "The Dallas Buyers Club,'' I was, of course, struck by his beauty (there's no other word) and his laid-back good humor.
But I was surprised, when asking if he intended to make hay out of his critically acclaimed portrayal of Rayon, the transgender character in "Dallas.'' He answered that he had absolutely no plans to do another movie. He would be going back on the road with his band, 30 Seconds to Mars.
Well, Jared was as good as his word -- he hasn't signed on for another movie. He did recently make a surprise appearance at the Los Angeles Marathon. The actor/musician was actually running in the race with a pal. (You may recall that Jared played the famous runner Steve Prefontaine in the 1997 film, "Prefontaine.'')
At the marathon, after a rousing rendition of "Jumping Jack Flash'' -- with the performing band, The Aviators -- Jared leapt off the stage and resumed his run.
The Aviators were excited to have the Oscar winner as a guest singer. Leto has also recorded some music with Kanye West. (Kanye's lady, Kim Kardashian, recently took in a performance...