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Jared Leto Rumored Not To Have Joker Tattoos

Posted By: Matt McGloin
Mon, 04/27/2015 - 18:46


Update: Now JoBlo is stating the image isn't a true look at Jared Leto as Joker:

...the Joker image everybody is talking about isn't a genuine image and doesn't match up with how he looks on set. He's missing scars (which we reported on a while back as mementos from his history with Batman) and the grill/teeth are a kind of WTF addition to the image. Our source elaborates that he's scarred on his back and arms and his skin is definitely whiter than what we see below. The tattoos are brand new if even real, and may have been added to cover up the areas where his scars will be.


With the release of the Jared Leto Joker image for Suicide Squad, just about everybody took an immediate disliking to the Joker tattoos.

Would the Joker really tat himself with "Damaged?" That's like a UFC fighter tatting his forehead with "tough guy." Yeah, pretty lame.

It's been speculated by fans the Joker tattoos were just included with the image possibly for the character's 75th anniversary as we see various references of what looks to be a bird wing (Robin) on the Joker's right bicep, the Killing Joke "HaHa" font, the cards, the smile and more.

Now an apparent Hollywood insider is stating the Jared Leto Joker image is not what the Joker will look like in Suicide Squad.

MoviePilot spotted the tweet:


As noted, some of the leaked set images and video of Leto as the Joker reveal no tattoos, and many fans have pointed out the Leto Joker image tattoos appear to be photo-shopped on to the image as they are heavily pixilated (meaning Leto wasn't actually wearing them).


"Suicide Squad" has an August 5, 2016 release date directed by David Ayer starring Will Smith as Deadshot, Jared Leto as the Joker, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Cara Delevingne as Enchantress, Jai Courtney as Boomerang, Joel Kinnaman as Rick Flag, and Viola Davis is playing Amanda Waller.