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Do You Think Joaquin's Rap Career Is a Hoax?

Do You Think Joaquin's Rap Career Is a Hoax?

After Ben Stiller's hilarious impersonation of Joaquin Phoenix at the Oscars last weekend, the debate about Joaquin's rap career is continuing to heat up. Sources close to Joaquin claim that the whole thing is part of a project he's working on about the importance of appearances in Hollywood and that he's happy that Ben and other actors are giving him attention. On the other hand, many are speculating that Joaquin is mentally ill, though his rep has deemed those rumors to be inappropriate. Only time will tell whether or not Joaquin is just playing a trick on us but tell us — do you think his rap career is a hoax?


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holyjoaquamole holyjoaquamole 8 years
He is totally in my league now!! Hooraaaah! Joaquin, call me!
german_lady german_lady 8 years
lyn3o3o lyn3o3o 8 years
honestly i hope he is joking because i would be so fucking anger if he is pulling a River Phoenix. i dont know if i can handle another Mr. Phoenix passing away. :(
aubrey214 aubrey214 8 years
what a wierdo
chipjimi chipjimi 8 years
I was over it even before it started. It's stupid and a waste of everyone's time.
StephManc StephManc 8 years
Andy Kauffman did this years ago. David Letterman seemed insulted when Joaquin came on his show. It's NOT funny, if people aren't in on the joke!!!!!!!
Punk-Glam-Queen Punk-Glam-Queen 8 years
C'mon Casey Affleck filming the whole thing makes it into a farce. I mean it's being referred to as "mockumentary" everywhere. You don't make such a complete turnaround in personality without some kind of mental illness and I should hope (and pray) that those around him would recognize this, should that be the case. But I seriously doubt that's the case. Joaquin is a fab actor and knows how to play the role of nutcase with a straight face. I have a feeling he's trying to make some kind of statement about the masses buying into anything with a "name" attached to it.
Kkkkkkkkkkk Kkkkkkkkkkk 8 years
I agree with Joygirl and Allyace... the involvement of Casey Affleck makes me thing it's a mockumentary of some sort, because I just don't see him as the type of person who would actually stand by and film his brother in law losing his mind.
Ginger Ginger 8 years
He has enough credibility as an actor that he wouldn't need to pull a stunt to get media attention. His own acting career has always been noteworthy enough and aside from some 2008 press appearances where he seemed under the influence of something and a bit disheveled, I've seen mostly just positive press about him up until now.
outofhere outofhere 8 years
I can't decide. But, if it's a joke, it's not funny.
eveday eveday 8 years
I want to believe it's a joke -- not a funny one, by the way. But I read a "blind item" on Ted Casablanca's blog and it sounded so much like him...if he's into really heavy stuff I can't help but thinking about what happened to River Phoenix.
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
yes, i'm convinced that it's a Borat type stunt that he's doing. we'll all see i'm sure.
mack2600 mack2600 8 years
well the joke is on all of us, because regardless of it being a big hoax or not -- it was a great ploy to get back into the news. and how smart he must be because look at all of us talking about him now and look at all of the press he's gotten from this.
SKC-Sparkle SKC-Sparkle 8 years
The whole things is a bit too weird - whether it is a joke or insanity. Why would you intentionally jeporadize your career just to joke around?
Allyace Allyace 8 years
I just don't think your brother-in-law would be following you around with a camera if it truly was a mental breakdown. I would hope your sister (esp after looking one brother too young) would step in... And Casey Affleck just doesn't seem like enough of a d-bag to prosper from a friend's insanity.
sandy82 sandy82 8 years
Well if it's a joke, I don't get why he would be so unprofessional at premiere of a film that he's starring in. He's been so aloof on talk shows and interviews. How long can he keep this going? I have doubts that this is a joke.
melissabritt melissabritt 8 years
I think it's a joke at Joaquin's expense. Just b/c he's famous does not make him exempt from mental problems. He is prob more at risk b/c people prob yes him to death. I bet in his mind he does have a hip-hop career ahead of him. I hope he doesn't attempt it publicly. I think a lot of people would watch just to laugh at him. I hope he gets the help he needs. He used to be so charming.
PensaGrey PensaGrey 8 years
I don't listen to rap anymore so it really doesn't matter to me. Last time I checked he's American, live the dream, he's still free to do what he wants. Why should we care? he's not paying our bills. lol
Ginger Ginger 8 years
I think it's a joke, but unfortunately not a very funny one and it's gone on too long. Now most people have heard that they are making this film project, so it's lost any surprise value. It feels like we've already seen a lot of the footage as it happened. The success of Ashton Kutcher's punked was that they did the reveal quickly and moved on.
Melly80 Melly80 8 years
I'm sticking with its a joke all the way. They're making a mockumentary and i cannot wait to see the end product
amloveaffair amloveaffair 8 years
It's hard to say because of how his older brother ended up. If it is, it's not funny.
care0531 care0531 8 years
I also hope this is a joke. If it's not he is following the footsteps of his late brother.
LOL I hope its a joke. I mean he can be weird...and thats not bad but he isn't a psycho. I think Joaquin is awesome.
soul-bypass soul-bypass 8 years
I don't see it as a joke and if it is, it's not really funny...well Ben Stiller making fun of him at the Oscars was lol.
I think he went crazy, only time will tell.
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