Jared Leto Responds to Heckler Criticizing His Casting in 'Dallas Buyers Club'

February 6, 2014 12:33 AM

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Jared Leto Responds to Heckler Criticizing His Casting in 'Dallas Buyers Club'

was applauded at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival not only for his impressive performance in "" but also for his classy way to handle a heckler. When an attendee yelled that he had no business playing a transgendered woman in a movie because he's a man, he responded in a way that drew cheers from the other guests.

The incident happened when the lead singer took the stage for a Q&A session at the annual event during which he was honored with Virtuosos Award for his brilliant portrayal as HIV-positive Rayon. "Trans-misogyny does not deserve an award," exclaimed the heckler, who appeared to be a transgendered wo...

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