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Joaquin Phoenix Won't Force Veganism On Son River But Will Do This Instead

Joaquin Phoenix Won't Force Veganism On Son River But Will Do This Instead

Joaquin Phoenix is opening up about his young son, River, who he shares with fiancée Rooney Mara, in a brand new interview.

The 46-year-old Oscar winner opened up about the baby and how he will not be forcing him to think or do the same as he does.

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Speaking with The Sunday Times, Joaquin shared that he doesn’t plan to force his vegan lifestyle on his child.

“Well, certainly I would hope that [he is vegan], but I’m not going to impose my belief on my child. I don’t think that’s right,” he notes.

Joaquin added that while he won’t force, he will be educating “him about the reality. I’m not going to indoctrinate him with the idea that McDonald’s have a Happy Meal because there’s nothing f***ing happy about that meal.”

“I’m not going to tell him that it’s OK to read books about all the wonderful little farm animals, and they say ‘oink oink oink’ and ‘moo moo moo,’ and not tell him that that’s what a hamburger is,” he shared. “So I’m not going to perpetuate the lie, but I’m also not going to force him to be vegan. I’ll support him. That’s my plan.”

Joaquin and Rooney haven’t shared a lot about their son, who they welcomed last September.

However, Rooney did share this about her first Mother’s Day.

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