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For many artists, the drive to create or perform -- whether it's in the arena of music, dance or drama -- comes from a deep need to express some inner emotion. But for others, there are more practical concerns.
Case in point: "Twilight" star Robert Pattinson, who last night sat down with David Letterman and revealed that he got into acting not for some existential compulsion to work out his inner demons ... but to meet chicks.
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Go back, if you will, to about a year and a half ago, when Joaquin Phoenix appeared on "Late Night With David Letterman," bearded and more than a little incoherent. The segment was classic "uncomfortable" Letterman, filled with awkward silences, aggressive tension and David berating Phoenix for chewing gum.
Cut to the present day, with the documentary "I'm Still Here" now in theaters. The movie chronicles Phoenix's "retirement" from acting in pursuit of becoming a hip hop artist, one with few social graces, at that. Get More »