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Joaquin Phoenix explains he felt "uncomfortable" about 'Joker' mass shootings debate

One year ago   |   By NME

Actor speaks out about the controversial impact of his role Joaquin Phoenix. After months of silence and one notorious interview walkout , Joaquin Phoenix has clarified his position on the potential violent implications of Joker.
In an interview with the LA Times , Phoenix said, “It was an awkward position to be in because I thought, ‘Well, I can't address this because this is the thing that is potentially part of the problem - that's precisely what you shouldn't do.”
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Joaquin Phoenix admits being ‘uncomfortable' about mass shooting controversies surrounding Joker and why he stayed quiet

Joaquin Phoenix admits being ‘uncomfortable' about mass shooting controversies surrounding Joker and why he stayed quiet

One year ago   |   By Metro

A US Army based in Oklahoma even issued a warning to its commanders (Picture: Niko Tavernise/Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)
Joaquin Phoenix opened up about what went through his mind when the public were fearful of potential mass shootings provoked by Joker.
Todd Philip's Joker has become one of the most popular comic-book films of all time, but that didn't come without a lot of controversies over the R-rated violence.
Speaking to the Los Angeles Times , Joaquin explained: ‘It was an awkward position to be in because I thought, “Well, I can't address this because this is the thing that is...
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