Leto brothers refuse to take question seriously – but there could be truth to hints about band taking a break

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30 Seconds to Mars are refusing to take seriously rumours that the band is about to split – but won’t entirely discount the idea of taking a break.

Speculation has been building over brothers Jared and Shannon Leto’s plans for the future after frontman Jared said the band might not record a follow-up to 2009 album This is War, adding: “We’re not bound to continue walking down a path unless we’re really inspired to do so.”

But in an MTV interview they respond to straight questions with sarcastic answers.

Shannon says: “We’ve been touring a long time, man. I mean, look at us – we’re broken down. We’re tired.”

Jared adds: “We’re old broken dogs, man,” and yawns for effect.

Then Shannon continues: “We’ll take a break for ten years. Maybe fifteen or twenty years.”

And Jared finishes: “A decade always seems to take the edge off.”

It’s clear they’re not being serious – but fans remain in doubt over what the band will do after they complete their touring commitments at the end of the summer.

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