Jim Carrey Shoots Off His Mouth About Gun Violence

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Comedian Jim Carrey caused a firestorm in March when he released the anti-gun video “Cold Dead Hand.” Now, the loudmouthed actor is once again making headlines for spouting off about gun violence.

Referencing the massacre in Newtown, Conn., Carrey took to Twitter to condemn the upcoming film “Kick-Ass 2,” in which he plays a vigilante named Colonel Stars and Stripes:

Comic book writer Mark Millar, who created the characters upon which the “Kick-Ass” films were based, responded to Carrey on his blog:

As you may know, Jim is a passionate advocate of gun-control and I respect both his politics and his opinion, but I’m baffled by this sudden announcement as nothing seen in this picture wasn’t in the screenplay eighteen months ago. Yes, the body-count is very high, but a movie called Kick-Ass 2 really has to do what it says on the tin. A sequel to the picture that gave us HIT-GIRL was always going to have some blood on the floor and this should have been no shock to a guy who enjoyed the first movie so much.

Ironically, Jim’s character in Kick-Ass 2 is a Born-Again Christian and the big deal we made of the fact that he refuses to fire a gun is something he told us attracted him to the role in the first place.

“Kick-Ass 2” opens Aug. 16. Here’s the trailer:
 
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KICK ASS 2 (2013) – Red Band Trailer [HD] from Radio Metropolis on Vimeo.

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  • Alan

    Typical liberal celebrity, shooting off his mouth because he thinks words are the answer to every situation. But words aren’t a very good shield when your enemy chooses to shoot bullets instead.

  • Peabody1911

    Like I say to anyone who moves here from another country and proceeds to tell me what I can and cannot do, go back home where you belong.
    Take Piers Morgan with you while you’re at it.

  • harold bennett

    Read it again kiddies. He was polite, honest, and spoke from the heart, And NO, I’m no liberal. I’m a card carrying tea party member. Mr. Carry spoke his beliefs. Give him credit for that. It wasn’t a bloomberg/obama/Reid rant. I don’t agree with his beliefs, but that’s his right. and he was polite and forthright. Give him that. Argue his beliefs, not his motives.

    • Peabody1911

      Yep. That’s the way it used to be. No more. My tolerance for stupid [expletive deleted] is now at zero.

    • Peabody1911

      Yep. That’s the way it used to be. No more. My tolerance for stupid [expletive deleted] is now at zero.

    • joe1cr

      If he does not believe in our rights to bare arms as Americans, then
      I do not think he has the right of free speech as a Canadian here in America.
      If he wants to run his pie hole about rights, let him do it in Canada to Canadians.

    • marylou

      Did anyone notice that he collected American dollars to act in that movie…..then decided it was violent? What a hypocrite

    • TheOriginalDaveH
  • Guest

    Coming from a man who talks out of his butt, I refuse to watch anything with Carey. His anti-gun views simply make it that much easier to shun any movie he is casted in.

  • Don a

    He is Canadian and you know how that is working to our neighbor to the north.

  • Richard J Reed

    Let him spend one or 2 nights in a motel somewhere in East LA without his team of body guards and listen to him cry like a baby! He can share the room with Piers Morgan and they can hold each other all night long!

  • marylou

    Does anyone really care what a Canadian, who accepts millions of American dollars paid for being an actor in America, thinks about our Second Amendment?
    Hypocrite that he is!

  • CWA

    Not to worry, Jimmie Boy, I would never pay to see one of your movies. In fact, I would never watch one of your movies if it were free.

  • ONTIME

    Mabe Jimmy the Jerk can stop shooting his own foot but as it is now, it’s a long ways off….find a nice quiet asylum jimmy and stay off the streets…