Gwyneth Paltrow Wants Joaquin Phoenix To Get Some Street Cred
Gwyneth Paltrow filmed Two Lovers with Joaquin Phoenix before he decided to allegedly chuck acting for a career in hip-hop.
Phoenix has grown a scraggly beard, permanently attached some sunglasses to his face, and is currently staging performances of his new material complete with doling out beatings to hecklers.
“I think that there might be some other explanation or something going on. I’m not quite sure what, but I can’t believe that he’s really going to quit forever to become a rapper. It seems odd,” she said.
Paltrow is one of many who believe that Phoenix’s career switch-up (which is being documented on camera by brother-in-law Casey Affleck) is a Kaufman-esque hoax.
I’d like to take this opportunity to announce that I’m quitting acting to become a rapper,” she laughed. “So, I’m going to write “good-bye” across my knuckles and everything. Do you have a pen?,” she joked.
And if he is actually going to be rapping full time (like her close friend Jay-Z), Gwynie has some advice for him.
“Hmm … maybe to go live in the projects for a few years to get some authenticity, maybe.”