Jared Leto has been notorious for his eccentric gift giving since assuming the role of The Joker for David Ayer’s forthcoming Suicide Squad. From giving Will Smith’s Deadshot a briefcase full of bullets to sending co-star Margot Robbie a live rat, nobody, especially not Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon, has been able to avert being on the receiving end of one of Leto’s gifts.
While promoting Suicide Squad, Leto brought Fallon a present that was sent by the Clown Prince of Crime himself. What could possibly go wrong, right?
“You know The Joker is a big giver of gifts,” Leto told Fallon. “He was thinking of you and wanted to pass off this gift especially for you.”
Suspicious yet intrigued, Fallon opened the gift to find… a live snake! To make matters worse, the frisky little guy found a way to slither his way out of the box, which terrified the Tonight Show host so much that he jumped out of his seat.
“I’m so happy I saw the movie and didn’t act in it with you.”
Jimmy, who mentioned that he’s “afraid of snakes a little bit,” let Leto capture the reptile and put it back in the box.
Sometimes it’s difficult to tell where The Joker ends and Jared Leto begins.
Suicide Squad opens this Friday.