Joaquin Phoenix has been recognized by an animal rights organization. The actor has been named PETA’s 2019 person of the year. Phoenix has been a vegan since he was 3 and has joined lawmakers in their fight against animal cruelty. He joins a list of past celebrities including Oprah.
As the buzz and Oscar talk surrounding his #Joker performance swirl, PETA's 2019 Person of the Year Joaquin Phoenix has been directing the spotlight to what he cares about most: animal liberation.
— PETA (@peta) December 2, 2019
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