Joaquin Phoenix embarrassed by ‘diva-like’ behaviour on Joker set

Star of the upcoming Joker film Joaquin Phoenix was embarrassed by a clip of him taking issue with an on-set cinematographer.

The clip shows Joaquin, who plays the lead in Todd Phillips' comic book-inspired film, criticising Lawrence Sher for "constant whsipering."

44 year-old Joaquin can be heard saying: "Just shut the f**k up, dude. I'm trying to find something real."

Lawrence called Joaquin "Cher" because of his "diva-like" attitude, which Joaquin didn't take kindly to at the time.

He snapped back: "It's not even an insult. Cher, really?

"She's a singer, actor, dancer, fashion icon. How is that a f**king insult?"

The actor then stands up and mutters: "I can't do this, man."

The clip was shown on Jimmy Kimmel Live during an interview with Joaquin.

"God, this is so embarrassing!" admitted Joaquin when pressed about it by the host.

He later apologised to the audience for his harsh words, saying: "Sometimes movie's get intense. You have a lot of people in a small space and you're trying to to find somehting.

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