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Jim Carrey Bashes His Own Film 'Kick-Ass 2' For Violence

Jim Carrey Bashes His Own Film 'Kick-Ass 2' For Violence

Jim Carrey has spoken out on his upcoming film Kick-Ass 2, condemning it for its use of violence following the tragic events at Sandy Hook last year.

“I did Kickass a month b4 Sandy Hook and now in all good conscience I cannot support that level of violence,” the 51-year-old actor tweeted. “I meant to say my apologies to others involve[d] with the film. I am not ashamed of it but recent events have caused a change in my heart.”

Comic book author Mark Millar, who also executive produced the film, wrote a blog post following the tweets to express his opinion on the matter.

“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,” Mark wrote. “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.”

“Ultimately, this is his decision, but I’ve never quite bought the notion that violence in fiction leads to violence in real-life any more than Harry Potter casting a spell creates more Boy Wizards in real-life. Our job as storytellers is to entertain and our toolbox can’t be sabotaged by curtailing the use of guns in an action-movie,” he added. Head on over to his blog to read the full post.

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Jonathan Reiter @ 06/25/2013 at 2:05 pm

I still find Jim Carrey funny, but after this latest glob of doodoopoopicaca that came out of his pie hole, I find him even funnier because he’s still going to be getting a great big morbidly obese royalty checque for his work in Kick Ass 2…

Sandy Hook was just a drop of blood in the ocean.

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Exactly,Jim Carrey donate your earnings to gun control, victims of gun violence or something of that standard then we will know you really stand for something!!

Truth Alert @ 06/25/2013 at 10:30 pm

No problem, I wouldn’t waste my money on a $hitty carrey film anyway. Dou.che.bag freak who doesn’t have a clue about guns anyway.

jim brother @ 06/26/2013 at 12:12 am

jim again put your money where your mouth is, use every dime you got to buy as many guns as you can, and melt them down, until then, your just another washed up has been actor off his meds YET AGAIN, trying to get attention.

Did the Riddler need guns? @ 06/26/2013 at 1:26 am

Adam Peter Lanza, Jared Lee Loughner and James Eagan Holmes had Aspergers among their mental illnesses and not too long ago
would have been kept locked up in institutions.

After we stopped locking up most mental cases and tried to “mainstream” them, we made ourselves vulnerable
to Riddler like evil geniuses doing mass killings.

China and England have extreme gun control and
they still have mass shootings by lunatics using
firearms they were not supposed to have.

Give it up @ 07/02/2013 at 6:19 pm

@jim brother:
Wouldn’t that be supporting the gun industry?? After all they will just make more. I’m more of an advocate for teaching rather than controlling. We need to educate society regarding the repercussions of bulling and hatred.

Jim Carrey is an idiot. A movie like this with its cartoon violence has nothing to do with Sandy Hook. Donate your money if you feel that way.

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