Puerto Rican-born Joaquin Phoenix and a friend head to Bardot lounge to celebrate the Cinco de Mayo holiday. Cinco de Mayo is a holiday held on May 5 that commemorates the Mexican army's unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. (Pacific Coast News)more pics »Joaquin Phoenix
showed up at the Bardot Lounge on Wednesday to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. The actor was clean shaven Wednesday night, a welcome change since he started to reappear in public following a nearly year-long reclusive period. Joaquin Phoenix (Pacific Coast News)
It was recently revealed that Joaquin's bearded rap antics last year were part of a mockumentary currently being shopped to distributors. It's directed by Joaquin's brother-in-law, Casey Affleck.
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