Jared Leto sets off on a weeklong hitchhiking tour of America

George Back
Producer, Yahoo Entertainment

Jared Leto launched his weeklong tour of America from The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Monday. The trip is in celebration of the April 6 release of 30 Seconds to Mars’s newest album, “America.”

While it sounds a little crazy for the Oscar-winning actor to hitchhike across the U.S., Leto insisted that the trip is legitimate. “This isn’t a gag,” he said. “I’m actually doing this.”

Though he didn’t get into the specifics, Leto said he hopes to ride some donkeys in the Grand Canyon and catch a lift in a hot air balloon. But his first jump on departing 30 Rock was provided by A$AP Rocky.

The trip will culminate with 30 Seconds to Mars performing in Los Angeles on April 6 — that is, if someone is willing to pick up a hitchhiker who looks like Jared Leto.

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