Joker has been one of the most highly anticipated movies of the year - Joaquin Phoenix is playing the complicated Joker character in the latest adaptation. The role has a turbulent past, with Heath Ledger dying following an intense retreat into the part back in 2008.
Phoenix has been busy promoting the movie for the past couple of weeks and all seemed to be going smoothly ahead of the picture's release date on October 4th.
That is until one press interview went horribly wrong. A question about the glamourization of violence in the movie clearly unsettled the Oscar-nominated actor, so he walked out.
Violence is an integral element of many movies, and, naturally, the origin story of Batman's arch-villain will contain scenes of a violent nature. What is most intriguing about this incident is how Phoenix reacted when the subject came up.
Continue scrolling to learn why Joker is causing such controversy, and why Joaquin Phoenix became so frustrated with the line of questioning...