Jared Leto, Taylor Swift, Golden Globe Party

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UPDATE: Jared Leto is suing TMZ over the allegedly "stolen" video. In court documents obtained by E! News, the actor claims that the gossip site published a sensational video after being warned that it was stolen. He also claims that he owns the rights to the video filmed at his house on Sept. 8.

"This was stolen footage. This was an invasion of privacy," Leto said in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter. "And it was both legally and morally wrong." 


Surprise Grammys duet, anyone?

Jared Leto apparently had some mixed feelings about Taylor Swift's 1989 album—and he presumably didn't plan on her ever finding that out, but the Internet wouldn't comply.

TMZ just released a video filmed a few months back of Leto and one of his 30 Seconds to Mars bandmates going through some of the more popular songs on the soundtrack for musical inspiration. The Suicide Squad actor starts off listening to "Welcome To New York," which he immediately dismisses.

"Oh, I don't like this at all. Next," the Oscar winner says.

Next comes "Blank Space," which he seems to dig more than the first tune, saying, "I like this verse, actually." (He's even as confused as the rest of us were about that mysterious line for Starbucks lovers...?)

The video ends with the actor's harshest comment, which left Swifties outraged.  

 "F--k her. I don't give a f--k about her," the actor-rocker declares.

Taylor Swift, Grammy Fashion

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After serious backlash in a matter of hours from die-hard Taylor fans around the globe, Leto publicly apologized for his insensitivity on Twitter.

"The truth is I think @taylorswift13 is amazing + an incredible example of what's possible. If I hurt her or her fans my sincerest apologies," Leto wrote. And perhaps he apologized more directly too, considering they do know each other in real life as well.

Leto's fans came to his defense after his apology, though, commending him on stepping up and arguing that he is entitled to his own opinion.

"You're always a gentleman, that's why we love you #SpreadTheLove," wrote one fan.

"The person that should be apologizing is the one who violated your privacy...you said what you said & people will get over it," wrote another.

Taylor has yet to comment on the video but we're hoping there isn't too much bad blood between them moving forward.

—Reporting by Baker Machado

(Originally published Monday Dec 7, 2015, at 6:45 p.m. PST)

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