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Sport Joaquin Phoenix Is "Embarrassed" By His Diva Behavior on Set of Joker

16:10  02 october  2019
16:10  02 october  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Joaquin Phoenix just got put on blast. While sitting down with Jimmy Kimmel on Tuesday night's Jimmy Kimmel Live, the actor was surprised by an outtake from his upcoming flick Joker , sent over to the show by director Todd Phillips.

Joaquin Phoenix just got put on blast. While sitting down with Jimmy Kimmelon Tuesday night's Jimmy Kimmel Live, the actor was surprised by an outtake from his upcoming flick Joker , sent over to Clad in his Joker get-up (green hair, clown makeup), Phoenix is seen telling Sher to stop distracting him.

Joaquin Phoenix just got put on blast.

Joaquin Phoenix wearing a suit and tie smiling at the camera: Youtube © Provided by E! Entertainment Television, LLC Youtube

While sitting down with Jimmy Kimmel on Tuesday night's Jimmy Kimmel Live, the actor was surprised by an outtake from his upcoming flick Jokersent over to the show by director Todd Phillips. The video showed an annoyed Phoenix sniping at the film's cinematographer Lawrence Sher.

Clad in his Joker get-up (green hair, clown makeup), Phoenix is seen telling Sher to stop distracting him. "The constant whispering," he said in the clip. "Just shut the f--- up, dude. I'm trying to find something real." In response, Sher calls him Cher, poking fun at his diva-like behavior.

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Joaquin Phoenix just got put on blast. While sitting down with Jimmy Kimmel on Tuesday night's Jimmy Kimmel Live, the actor was surprised by an outtake from his upcoming flick Joker , sent over to the show by director Todd Phillips. The video showed an annoyed Phoenix sniping at the film's

Actor Joaquin Phoenix felt "a little embarrassed " by his diva behaviour on the sets of " Joker ". During an interview with host Jimmy Kimmel, the actor was surprised by an outtake from his movie " Joker ", sent over to Kimmel's show by director Todd Phillips. Also Read:?There are many ways to

"It's not even an insult," Phoenix said of the new nickname. "Cher, really? She's a singer, actor, dancer, fashion icon. How is that a f---ing insult?" He then proceeded to storm off set and away from the camera.

After the short video wrapped, the actor—clearly unaware this would be played—was visibly flustered.

And, he took it upon himself to apologize.

"This is so embarrassing," Phoenix told Kimmel. "Sometimes movies get intense because you're a lot of people in a small space and you're trying to find something, so it can feel intense."

"That was supposed to be private," he continued. "I'm a little embarrassed, I'm sorry about that. I'm sorry you guys had to see that."

Check out Kimmel's full interview with Phoenix to see the uncomfortable outtake, as well as some other interesting tales from the creation of Joker.

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