Actor Jim Carrey announced over the weekend that he is putting an end to his series of political paintings, many of which drew anger from conservatives for their incendiary nature.
“For the past four years, among other commitments, I put considerable effort into this collection of political protest cartoons,” Carrey wrote in a note to his millions of Twitter followers. “It truly feels as though you and I have crossed an ocean of outrage together…but something tells me it’s time to rest my social media gavel and reclaim a little neurological bandwidth,” Carrey said.
“If it seemed like I was ignoring my many Twitter followers here and outside the US and Canada in my quest to rid our democracy of ‘Orange Julius Caesar’ and his Empire of Lies, it was not my intention,” Carrey continued. “I just assumed that a radicalized America is a threat to us all. When a madman grabs the wheel of the bus loaded with