Joaquin Phoenix Says Engagement Was a Joke

The “Inherent Vice” actor said his engagement announcement was just him having fun.
1:08 | 12/09/14

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You see it in these performances. You have some fun with this whole idea of promoting movies and celebrity. We're all watching Letterman last night. Are you actually engaged? No. So you did it to him again? Well, no, no, no. It just -- I mean, I think like my life's so boring, and so it seemed like it was something exciting to talk about. I'm like, I just want the audience to like me. They really like people who are getting married. I thought I would say I was getting married. So you're going to bum out our audience on "Gma" and tell them you're not getting married. I can get engaged here. Any volunteers? No one. She's paid. Doesn't feel right. I do. I do. There we go. We've done it here on morning television. I'm sorry, I hope you do find the love of your life. The movie is fantastic. Inherent vice, limit ed Shaw's,

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