Political Views

It’s a well-known fact to any River Phoenix fan that he hated Hollywood. As was written on that black stone wall of the Viper Room, River was real and always stood for truth. Look up any interview on You Tube and you’ll find him warning against Hollywood propaganda, the false image it portrays, and all the…

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River the Christian

Despite being raised in an abusive cult with warped views on religion and Christianity, River remained a deeply spiritual soul. When we hear celebrities take the stage at awards shows and thank God for their good fortune, nine times out of ten they’re not referring to the Christian God. It’s a blanket term open for interpretation,…

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The Children of God

The Children of God formed in 1968 by founder David Berg. The Phoenix Family (then known as The Bottoms) joined the group in 1972 after John and Arlyn took a bunch of acid and had a religious awakening. In an interview with Premiere Magazine in 1988, River’s mother made this comment: “We’d heard acid was the…

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