Joaquin Phoenix Apologizes To Letterman

After a year of acting bizarre, starting with an appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman, Joaquin Phoenix returned to the show to apologize.

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Phoenix ditched his shaggy look and sunglasses and returned clean-shaven to apologize for his behavior. And this time he wasn’t mumbling.

“I mean, I think that you’ve interviewed many, many people and I assumed that you would know the difference between a character and a real person. I hope I didn’t offend you in any way,” Phoenix told Letterman.

Phoenix insisted that he and Affleck’s documentary was supposed to be a  commentary on celebrity culture, especially of “reality” TV stars.

“Oh, no. Oh, no, no, no,” Letterman replied. “I’m telling you, it was so much fun. It was batting practice, you know what I mean? Every one of them was a dinger.”

Casey Affleck, director of I’m Still Here, recently revealed that Phoenix’s strange behavior in the “documentary” was all an act (read more here).

There were rumors that Letterman was in on the act the whole time, but Phoenix confirmed that that wasn’t true.

“Was there a script that you and I were working with?” Letterman asked Phoenix, who directly replied with a “No.”

Did you fall for Phoenix’s act, or did you always doubt it was true?

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