|Joaquin Phoenix as a rapper: I'm Still Here/UK Daily Mail|
(Story reported by Lizzie Smith for the UK Daily Mail)
When a bushy bearded Joaquin Phoenix announced he was quitting acting to become a rapper he was met with a puzzled response.
Despite Phoenix's repeated insistence that he was serious about his hip-hop career, many suspected it was an elaborate hoax for a documentary filmed by his brother-in-law Casey Affleck.
(click here to read the full story on the UK Daily Mail website. Below is a trailer for the documentary "I'm Still Here.)