Interview: Joaquin Phoenix tells Brut why he's vegan

He took part in a protest while he was on his way to attend the Toronto International Film Festival. Vegan from the age of 3, he has been fighting for animal rights his whole life. Joaquin Phoenix tells Brut why he’s so committed to this cause.

09/28/2019 8:35 AM
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  • Pauline M.
    a day


  • Brittany B.
    06/28/2020 04:15

    I love him

  • Tam O.
    06/09/2020 23:06

    Well said 🌱

  • Cate S.
    05/31/2020 03:01

    I totally agree w everything vegans say.... except for the wool! Sheep love being shorn, yes they do, running off all naked m happy 😊 Maybe that’s just Australian sheep... and New Zealand sheep 🐑 Wool is a noble industry.

  • Janice G.
    05/30/2020 07:54


  • Karen D.
    05/25/2020 11:59

    A very powerful message from an incredibly talented actor.

  • Tet R.
    05/07/2020 00:17

    I am actually starting to slowly move into becoming a vegan.. it's difficult, I still have a long way to go..but I'm sure I'll get there somehow..

  • Tet R.
    05/07/2020 00:15

    Love Joaquin! ♥️

  • Edel M.
    05/02/2020 16:31


  • Barbara H.
    04/09/2020 17:14

    Spot on! I don’t know how people can witness these killings and cruelty without being affected by it.

  • Kim R.
    04/07/2020 16:21

    I am against animal abuse. But, not all farmers abuse their animals. I think the larger mass producers tend to. And other countries like China are horrific in the way the slaughter their animals. I am on the edge of being Vegan. Occasionally I eat meat, but mostly not.

  • Barbara E.
    03/21/2020 03:01

    FAVE fave EVER. my celebrity crush 4sure

  • Rich J.
    03/20/2020 13:42

    Just shared we are growing fast. Join our community of 7000++ people, be sure to join our Vegan Munchi Group if you haven’t already! It’s free and it’s fun! Invite a few vegan, vegetarian, plant based whole foods or curious friends too! Thx in advance and enjoy the group 🍏

  • Josie B.
    03/16/2020 11:53

    I'll eat what I want, you can keep the weeds for yourself.

  • Lizette R.
    03/07/2020 22:31

    I have seen excellent compassionate family private farms homesteaders.But the evil industrialized food production is sadist horrors. Is not farming. Evil ppl doing these heinous crimes need held accountable. They are not food

  • Michael H.
    03/05/2020 18:57

    He's a really great person. Not just for this. He just is. I met him when he first moved to New York and his beautiful girlfriend Liv

  • Star P.
    03/02/2020 06:37

    Great <3

  • Rathnraj J.
    03/02/2020 04:38

    U r Real jain

  • Jacques d.
    02/29/2020 04:53

    He is actually lying. He’s vegan because it is an image thing furthermore he is delusional and knows nothing about actual animal farming and his information is based on propaganda.

  • Toby B.
    02/28/2020 04:42