Movie beauty Angelina Jolie has struck up a romance with Alexander co-star Jared Leto, according to the hunky star's pals.

The OSCAR-winning actress confessed yesterday (18FEB04) she had "taken a lover" after spending the past year recovering from divorcing second husband Billy Bob Thornton.

And Leto - who was engaged to Cameron Diaz before she started dating JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE - is so smitten with the GIRL, INTERRUPTED star he has even ditched his beloved band to spend time with her.

One angry friend - who play in band 30 SECONDS TO MARS with Leto - tells British newspaper THE DAILY STAR, "He's missing practice. He's just dropped everything for her, as he's her new lov-ah."

24/02/2004 02:46