Joker star Zazie Beetz has offered her thoughts on the controversy surrounding the film.
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Beetz plays Sophie Dumond in the newly-released DC film.
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In an interview, she was asked about the concern related to the film's portrayal of the Joker...
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And how it seems to offer a sympathetic look at the violent villain.
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"I think that it's really kind of an empathy toward isolation," she replied.
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"But is it empathy for that, or is it kind of just an observation on personalities who struggle?"
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Concern regarding the film's depiction of the Joker has previously been acknowledged by its director and lead.
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Joker is in theaters now.
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