Casey Affleck: Joaquin Phoenix Was Acting

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After over a year of speculation, rumors, and WTF moments, Casey Affleck, director of the Joaquin Phoenix “documentary” I’m Still Here admits that it was all made up.

Affleck praises Phoenix’s performance and half-baked attempt at a rap career telling the New York Times:

"It's a terrific performance, it's the performance of his career.”

When Phoenix appeared on Late Show with David Letterman last year, it had some people concerned that he had gone off the deep end. Fear not, apparently.

Did you suspect this all along? Or were you totally blindsided? Leave us a comment!



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  • sophie1986

    I haven’t been this shocked since my work-boot-wearing, crew-cut-sporting, be-flanneled female gym teacher admitted she was gay.

  • Kurt S.
    Kurt S.

    If Casey is right, which he probably is, then it was a terrific performance. Joaquin had everybody suspecting that he was going off the deep end with his weird antics and his rap career. Not knowing a whole lot about Joaquin, I think that he was probably just acting to get publicity and attention, which he definitely did.