Betcha didn’t know…Jesse McCartney and Leona Lewis Jamey Giddens July 19, 2008 4 Comments Betcha didn't know that daytime star-turned R&B prince Jesse McCartney (ex-JR Chandler, All My Children) co-wrote the smash hit "Bleeding Love" for British breakout star Leona Lewis. McCartney co-wrote the tune with OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder, according to the June issue of Atlanta Peach magazine Freelance writer Humberto Guida interviewed McCartney for the recent release of his third CD Departure. In the revealing interview McCartney details his transition from boy to man, musically and when it comes to the ladies: "Crossing this bridge into an adult lifestyle, that's what this record is. It presents a lot of growth. There's no fear. It's truthful. The content is mainly on my relationships with women. And that's what I want to write about now, but in a more mature way."