under the radar. rooney mara And Joaquin Phoenix They’ve kept their romance relatively private since first linking up in 2016, but their flame still burns bright.
clown The star and her fiancee first met on the sets of the film Spike Jonze2012 movie His, Looking back on his early interactions with Mara, who played his ex-wife in the Oscar-winning film, Phoenix admitted Vanity Fair In October 2019, he was convinced that Mara “despised” him. Eventually, he realized that Tune Starr was interested in her but was too shy to express it.
“She’s the only girl I ever saw on the Internet,” Phoenix explained at the time. “We were just friends, email friends. I’d never done that. Never seen a girl online.
The private pair made their first public appearance as an item at the Cannes Film Festival in France in May 2017. Four months later, the the Gladiator the star told new York Times that he and Mara were living together in the Hollywood Hills. Phoenix gave the publication a glimpse into life inside their home, admitting that the couple like to spend their days exercising, studying lines, and watching true crime documentaries on Netflix.
Nearly two years later, Mara sparked engagement rumors when she was spotted walking around Los Angeles wearing a diamond ring. The photos surfaced shortly after an insider told us weekly that the pair had no plans to tie the knot anytime soon.
“They’re never going to get married because they think marriage is too mainstream,” the source said in July 2018, even though they were “so in love” and supported each other’s lifestyle choices. “Joaquin turns all his girlfriends into holistic, vegan, spiritual and saving the world.”
Despite his apparent distaste for the institution of marriage, We confirmed in July 2019 that Phoenix had gotten down on one knee. Ever since news of their engagement made headlines, Mara has happily stood by her soon-to-be husband’s side through movie premieres, political rallies, and awards season.
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