Joaquin Phoenix Exits Interview After Asked If 'Joker' Will 'Inspire' Violence: Report | PeopleTV

  • Published: 24 September 2019
  • 'The Telegraph' reports Phoenix left the interview for an hour before returning, explaining he panicked.
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  • MichaelOfAngels 777
    MichaelOfAngels 777  57 minutes back

    Those who are saying “this wont influence shit” i guess dont realize every single film influences anyone who watches it and can effect an individual more than themselves. Wtf lot of people in denial of consequences of art

    • Wishva krish
      Wishva krish  1 hours back

      Not violence
      But there are other things

      • Ceairra Comeaux
        Ceairra Comeaux  2 hours back

        Love how the government can finally pinpoint society’s violence on a amazing film. Cowards, it’s time for the government to take blame already.

        • Amelia Caras
          Amelia Caras  2 hours back

          0:31 Joaquin actually mentioned he lost 15 pound, not 50

          • Souradeep Bhattacharya
            Souradeep Bhattacharya  4 hours back

            Highly controversial film?? dude, just stop making stupid assumptions.
            you clearly making this shit up, it's a brilliant movie and you ( SJW critics ) just mad cause batwoman sucks!! FACTS.

            • Swimming Doggo
              Swimming Doggo  5 hours back

              It’s kinda funny that this is the exact thing that the Joker would scoff at on TV

              • Z&b Steven
                Z&b Steven  6 hours back

                To be honest, right after I finished watching the movie..i felt like hitting a rich person 😂😂😂

                • Denise Perez
                  Denise Perez  7 hours back

                  He said he only lost 15 lbs, on Jimmy Fallon, not 50 lbs.

                  • J Hans
                    J Hans  8 hours back

                    "...who turns to a life of crime to entertain audiences on stage..."

                    At least watch the movie you lazy reporter

                    • Chris Dinger
                      Chris Dinger  16 hours back


                      • HOMIE PENDEJON
                        HOMIE PENDEJON  16 hours back

                        he did absolutely amazing just people criticize him too much good work Jaoquin

                        • Peter Parker
                          Peter Parker  18 hours back

                          Hell no!, He'll go through it all again "the diet" to portray that body type Joker has,, facing Batman I hope anytime soon on 2022?

                          • BreezyKiddo
                            BreezyKiddo  22 hours back

                            He did NOT lose 50 pounds for that role. In another interview, he stated it was only like 15. Which is still a lot for a slim person but woop

                            • Charlotte Hankins
                              Charlotte Hankins  22 hours back

                              ART IMITATES LIFE, LIFE DOES NOT IMITATE ART. Y’all are some dumbasses I stg

                              • Jack Magnell
                                Jack Magnell  22 hours back

                                This interview had the word violence in it therefore I am now inspired to commit mass murder.

                                • Harry Nguyen
                                  Harry Nguyen  23 hours back

                                  Although I don't think this movie would be to blame at all if it ever does "inspire" violence, I do think it could potentially be dangerous. McDonalds shouldn't be blamed for making people fat. But we do live in a society where people love to consume. It is only natural for the fast food industry to take advantage of that. And that has to be regulated. It's the same for this movie. Even though this movie does not condone violence at all, in our insane society today, someone might think so. But we can't go and ban movies from getting released that would be ridiculous. This society needs a big shift if we're gonna try and solve all these controversial issues. Otherwise, we're gonna get real jokers in the world soon. Oh wait. We already do.

                                  • 11alexh11
                                    11alexh11  24 hours back

                                    It’s because it’s a dumbass question

                                    • tiffany curtis
                                      tiffany curtis  1 days back

                                      GO JOAQUIN SHOULD HAVE TURNED INTO THE JOKER ON HIS ASS😂😂😂

                                      • AshesFallDown706
                                        AshesFallDown706  1 days back

                                        Our society only focuses on negativity, I think the movie should inspire people to treat each other better. You don’t know what someone might be dealing with or going through.

                                        • 8 BALL
                                          8 BALL  1 days back

                                          There is no whacking phoenix’s performance, though. Guy did a great job!

                                          • Andrew Newell
                                            Andrew Newell  1 days back

                                            Clickbait, shows different interview

                                            • J.D.C
                                              J.D.C  1 days back

                                              I watched Revenge of the Sith.

                                              Now i’m yeeting younglings

                                              • King ntcham V2
                                                King ntcham V2  1 days back

                                                I mean the purge inspired me to kill my neighbours so I’m sure joker will inspire people to follow the same path 😁

                                                • B Buc
                                                  B Buc  1 days back

                                                  Cmon man, Clockwork Orange is remembered as a high quality movie even though it’s super violent. If people knew how to process media instead of it being demonized, we would be much better off

                                                  • Red L
                                                    Red L  1 days back

                                                    Joker is a great character and will always inspire me no matter whether the movie was made or not.
                                                    jk i dont want the FBI knocking at my door tomorrow

                                                    • Edward Riggins
                                                      Edward Riggins  1 days back

                                                      It is crazy obvious how badly the media wanted to shootings to come from this movie.

                                                      • Gabriel Cruz
                                                        Gabriel Cruz  1 days back

                                                        every interview that has been with joaquin phoenix personified his character as the joker. He really sees people through and is done with stupid people. Some say he can’t take a joke, but i think he is done with all of the bullshit

                                                        • LondonGeezer Hackney
                                                          LondonGeezer Hackney  1 days back

                                                          Just another movie about a white man on a power trip in a white mans world, i'm so angry about the lack of transgender people in the movie the lgbt community should speak out more about for the violence, its sickening....
                                                          In closing, too many white people, not enough transgender people...not enough diversity...
                                                          (Please dont comment on this post, especially if you have no sense of irony)

                                                          • ThisIsIt
                                                            ThisIsIt  2 days back

                                                            Did this come up during the Saw and hostel movies lol

                                                            • Dan Elmore
                                                              Dan Elmore  2 days back

                                                              He lost 15 lbs, not 50. He has clarified that several times. People can be so silly - he was not 210 lbs. Even now, where he looks much heavier than ever before, he is still not 210. Either the media does not understand weight, or they are willing to outright lie to make things sound more extreme (no way it could possibly be the latter).

                                                              • Soda Pop
                                                                Soda Pop  2 days back

                                                                porn inspired me to have sex

                                                                • aazz0099503
                                                                  aazz0099503  2 days back

                                                                  LEGO Star Wars made me beat my wife.

                                                                  • Anthony Perez
                                                                    Anthony Perez  2 days back

                                                                    *he lost 15 not 50 pounds

                                                                    • Gibbers da beast’s new account

                                                                      If you wrestle .3 pounds is a lot
                                                                      It’s the difference between wrestling lil bois or buff bois

                                                                      • Yessica Sosa
                                                                        Yessica Sosa  2 days back

                                                                        I'm so sorry for Joaquin for dealing with some of the interviews like this one and the one with Kimmel.

                                                                        Have those people wven watched the movie?!

                                                                        • Trang Lam
                                                                          Trang Lam  2 days back

                                                                          I love his voice

                                                                          • BoiMV 77_
                                                                            BoiMV 77_  2 days back

                                                                            You brought me on the show just to make fun of me

                                                                            • Eduardo Larios
                                                                              Eduardo Larios  2 days back

                                                                              The older I get, the more I relate to the Joker

                                                                              • Lilwing88 W
                                                                                Lilwing88 W  2 days back

                                                                                I'm sorry, but does no one notice that Joaquin is high as fuck during this interview? Dude is on something for sure.

                                                                                • Jacob Kroeger
                                                                                  Jacob Kroeger  2 days back

                                                                                  As someone who wrestled very seriously for 14 years. I can relate to obsessing over .3 of a pound. That will drive you crazy when you're already starving.

                                                                                  • robert istrate
                                                                                    robert istrate  2 days back

                                                                                    what's so bad with violence in movies ? it's a fucking movie. thats why i go watch rambo for example

                                                                                    • yellow toxins
                                                                                      yellow toxins  2 days back

                                                                                      Yeah sure this movie will TOTALLY “inspire” violence
                                                                                      Because Thanos totally inspired people to try and wipe out half of the world.

                                                                                      Seriously, guys. If you seriously think that this movie inspires violence, then you completely missed the point of the movie.

                                                                                      • Cellynia Gomez
                                                                                        Cellynia Gomez  2 days back

                                                                                        It was a great movie.

                                                                                        • The comment squad
                                                                                          The comment squad  2 days back

                                                                                          John wick : am i a joke for you?!

                                                                                          • Ace Breaker
                                                                                            Ace Breaker  2 days back

                                                                                            I adored this film and all involved. Thank you Joaquin 👍👍

                                                                                            • Admin Liquid Beauties
                                                                                              Admin Liquid Beauties  2 days back

                                                                                              This doesn’t actually show the “walkout” interview- clickbait

                                                                                              • the guy
                                                                                                the guy  3 days back

                                                                                                I don't see why he should have walked out. Bit a of a stupid question but it's not like they're not allowed to ask stupid questions. Better to have laughed it off and berated the interviewer

                                                                                                • Fazal828
                                                                                                  Fazal828  3 days back

                                                                                                  The only thing that inspires violence is this clickbait, shitty, video