Jim Carrey Refuses to Publicise Kick-Ass 2

Jim Carrey Refuses to Publicise Kick-Ass 2


In a sudden change of heart that has taken Hollywood by surprise, Jim Carrey has tweeted his refusal to support the upcoming release of his next film KICK-ASS 2 on account of the movie’s violence.

Scheduled for release in August, the Kick-Ass sequel sees Jim Carrey don a mask as ‘the good guy’ Colonel Stars and Stripes.

Yet, early this morning, this unexpected tweet appeared on Carrey’s Twitter page:

“I did Kick-Ass a month b4 Sandy Hook and now in all good conscience I cannot support that level of violence. My apologies to others involved in the film. I am not ashamed of it but recent events have changed my heart”

‘Sandy Hook’ refers to a U.S primary school shooting on December 14, 2012. Following the shooting Carrey launched headlong into the gun control debate, actively seeking tougher gun laws.

I guess you gotta practice what you preach after all, and Carrey looking uber-cool wielding guns on the big screen one day then waggling his finger at gun use the next does send a rather mixed message.

As most actors are contractually obliged to help promote their films, it shall be interesting to see how Carrey’s refusal to play ball will go….

Stay tuned!


Sian's love for movies spawned from having a tight mother whose generosity stretched only to hiring movies once a week for entertainment. As a pre-teen Sian spent more pocket money then she earned on cinema tickets and thus sought a job at the cinema. Over the next decade she rose to be one of the greats in her backwater, six-screen cinema complex, zooming through the ranks from candy bar wench with upselling superpowers, to pasty projectionist, to a manager rocking a pencil skirt. Sian went on to study Journalism at university though feels her popcorn shovelling days were far more educational