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Joaquin Phoenix Opens Up About Briefly Growing Up In A Children of God Religious Group

Joaquin Phoenix Opens Up About Briefly Growing Up In A Children of God Religious Group

Joaquin Phoenix rocks a pair of shades as he makes his way back to his car after attending a karate class on Sunday (November 30) in Los Angeles.

The 40-year-old actor recently opened up to Playboy magazine about his parents’ involvement with the religious cult, Children Of God.

“My parents had a religious experience and felt strongly about it. They wanted to share that with other people who wanted to talk about their experience with religion. These friends were like, ‘Oh, we believe in Jesus as well,’” Joaquin expressed to the mag. “I think my parents thought they’d found a community that shared their ideals. Cults rarely advertise themselves as such. It’s usually someone saying, ‘We’re like-minded people. This is a community,’ but I think the moment my parents realized there was something more to it, they got out.”

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