Joaquin Phoenix pays tribute to River, pleads for animal rights in Oscars speech: ‘We’ve become disconnected from the natural world’

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Through his impassioned acceptance speech, Phoenix the opportunity to use his voice “for the voiceless,” especially non-humans.

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