Joaquin Phoenix Apologizes To David Letterman

Joaquin Phoenix Apologizes David Letterman

The last time Joaquin Phoenix appeared on 'Late Show With David Letterman,' the actor was dazed and cloaked by a bushy beard and oversized sunglasses. The incoherent chat set off speculation that the once-promising young star was involved in some bizarre Method acting exercise, on drugs, mentally ill — or all of the above.

What a difference a year makes. Phoenix returned to the scene of the crime on Wednesday night to clear the air with .