Joaquin Phoenix

A longtime vegan, Joaquin Phoenix – who plays the titular character in the upcoming “Joker” movie – recently spoke about his views on animal rights and why he’s eaten a purely plant-based diet since the age of three.⁣

Phoenix has been a longtime vegan animal rights activist lending his star power to films such as 2005’s documentary “Earthlings” and most recently “Dominion,” which highlights animal abuse and industries in Australia.⁣

The vegan star’s new role was honored by street art and clothing brand, The Vegan Club, which created a print of Phoenix in his joker makeup earlier this month.⁣