Published: Tue, March 20, 2018
World News | By Laverne Osborne

Jim Carrey Slammed For Painting Believed To Be Sarah Huckabee Sanders

Jim Carrey Slammed For Painting Believed To Be Sarah Huckabee Sanders

On Saturday, the actor shared a sketch of an angry-looking woman with the caption, "This is the portrait of a so-called Christian whose only objective in life is to lie for the wicked".

He captioned his artwork: 'This is the portrait of a so-called Christian whose only objective in life is to lie for the wicked.

After sharing the sketch online, Carrey was met by a backlash from right-wing figures on both social media and Fox News.

Conservative media outlets like Breitbart denounced the painting as "appalling" and "grotesque", noting that Sanders is not the first Republican to be the subject of a pejorative Carrey art piece.

Monday afternoon, Carrey tweeted another one of his paintings and wrote, "If you liked my last cartoon you may also enjoy..."

Many took to Twitter to criticize Carrey's use of "Christian" and others accused him of shaming because of how unflattering the portrait is portrayed. "THE WICKED WITCH OF THE WEST WING AND PUTIN'S FLYING MONKEYS", he wrote alongside an image that appeared to be Donald Trump dressed as the Wicked Witch of the West from The Wizard of Oz.

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A spokeswoman for Carrey confirms it is his painting.

Not long after Carrey tweeted the portrait out to his 17.8 million followers, the comedian and actor was met with angry responses.

He was one of the top actors of the 1990s, headlining hits like "Liar, Liar", "The Mask", "Dumb and Dumber", and much more.

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