Last weekend Jonah Hill called a paparazzi a racial slur when the photographer insulted Hill's family. Two nights ago, Hill apologized on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon". Do you think his apology is sincere or insincere?
At 0:59 we see a "Tongue Jut". Although it has several meanings depending on the other body language which accompanies it (the cluster-context), in this setting it indicates, "I've been bad".
An ILR signifies an attempt of the psyche to suppress both the internal crescendo of emotions (both negative and positive ones) as well as the external manifestation of them.
Jonah Hill is suppressing tears and sadness.
A fraction of a second later the ILR persists and an extended blink is also displayed (psychological blocking) indicating emotional processing.
Note here Hill's forehead is considerably hypo-reactive - particularly the central forehead.
At 2:08 Mr. Hill's eyebrows elevate - yet his forehead muscles hardly move (no dynamic furrows).
Jonah Hill's apology was sincere - yet his use of Botox interferes with his use upper facial muscles - particularly his forehead. This particular deficit makes Hill appear considerably less sincere. It also dramatically diminishes his (or anyone's) ability to act.
Conclusion: Jonah Hill is sincere for his use of a homophobic slur - and no actor should ever use Botox.
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