Jim Carrey hasn’t been funny for a while. He admits it. He blames President Trump.
In the most politically charged speech ever given at the BAFTA Awards, the 56-year-old comedian enthralled and excited the audience to riotous cheers while accepting the Charlie Chaplin Award for Excellent in Comedy. It was no laughing matter, though, as he used his time to denounce the President and the United States for crimes such as “kidnapping children.”
Jim Carrey Dedicates BAFTA Award to Christine Blasey Ford and Colin Kaepernick; Denounces U.S. for ‘Kidnapping Children’
“In America, the United Kingdom, and across the globe and we need to be clear, shamelessness is not, and will never be, a superpower,” Carrey declared. “It is the mark of a villain. Kidnapping children is not what great nations do. Almost half of America at this moment believes there is a sinister deep state diabolically plotting to what? Give them healthcare? What is the sinister plan here?”
He actually started his speech in a standard Jim Carrey way with bold attempts at humor, but quickly transitioned to a somber tone, then an angry tone.
Perhaps I’m too young to remember a time when Jim Carrey was funny. My fondest memory of the guy is his extra-creepy confession of love to Emma Stone.
Most agree that he was joking and not being the cringeworthy old man he was portraying in the video, but they say truth is hidden in jokes.
Nevertheless, I’m not a fan of Carrey’s even without his politics inserted.
Carrey’s speech did one important thing. It embodied the unhinged moral low ground the far left has taken since Donald Trump won the 2016 election. They are still fighting the results and cannot believe the world hasn’t ended by now.