Jared Leto Is Sorry He Insulted Taylor Swift

Smart move.

Taylor Swift and Jared Leto
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After a video of him putting down Taylor Swift's music surfaced Monday, repentant music critic Jared Leto has issued an apology to the singer and her fans.

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In the incendiary footage, the serial photo-bomber (opens in new tab) and one of his Thirty Seconds to Mars band-mates analyze 1989 song by song, first dismissing "Welcome to New York" before concluding "F*ck her. I don't give a f*ck about her."

Approximately 2,938,475 Swifties going to battle for their dear leader later, Leto now apologizes, but isn't combing through one's album in the hopes of learning one's hit-making secrets the second sincerest form of flattery? Now we wait for the surprise Grammys number (opens in new tab), complete with feather headdresses and a conciliatory hug.

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Chelsea Peng is a writer and editor who was formerly the assistant editor at MarieClaire.com. She's also worked for The Strategist and Refinery29, and is a graduate of Northwestern University. On her tombstone, she would like a GIF of herself that's better than the one that already exists on the Internet and a free fro-yo machine. Besides frozen dairy products, she's into pirates, carbs, Balzac, and snacking so hard she has to go lie down.