Jim Carrey isn’t taking Sen. Ted Cruz’ dismissal of his latest artwork lying down.
After the actor depicted Cruz as a bloodsucking vampire in a piece of his art that he tweeted on Monday, Cruz replied, saying that “Vampires are dead, and everyone knows the dead vote Democrat.”
Hollywood liberals all in for Beto. But (self-described socialist) Jim Carrey made a mistake here: Vampires are dead, and everyone knows the dead vote Democrat…. https://t.co/pz2g4RYmMp
— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) November 5, 2018
Carrey’s artwork was an effort to get out the vote — and specifically for citizens in Texas to vote out Cruz and vote in his democratic opponent Rep. Beto O’Rourke. “Go Beto! Go Democrats! Vote like there’s no tomorrow,” wrote the actor. “Let’s make this Tuesday like the end of every great vampire movie. Pull back the curtains and let the sunshine turn all those bloodsuckers to dust.”
After Cruz responded, Carrey shot back later Monday, telling the senator in a tweet: “Wow…sorry I rattled your chain, @TedCruz. I thought you would have more important things to do two days before an election — like sucking up to the guy who called your wife ugly and accused your dad of murder. But I get it! It’s hard to say no when Trump grabs ya by the p—y!”
Carrey’s been on a roll, tweeting out politically charged artwork for several weeks now. One of the “Kidding” star’s most recent creations: depicting President Trump as a grotesque cyclops, his one eye glaring as his hands reach out threateningly in marvelously spooky fashion.
“Some people aren’t pretending to be monsters,” Carrey wrote in the caption accompanying the cartoon. “Happy Halloween.”
The actor punctuated his sentiment with a playful jack-o’-lantern emoji.
Some people aren’t pretending to be monsters. Happy Halloween. ???? pic.twitter.com/UOH0V4zQfV
— Jim Carrey (@JimCarrey) October 31, 2018
Jim Carrey Depicts a Destructive Trump Presidency in 50 of His Politically Charged Artworks (Photos)
Actor throws political punches at the president regarding gun violence, immigration, Putin and the state of the country
Jim Carrey has made his disdain for the current state of politics an artform... literally. The Oscar-nominated actor-turned-artist's series of drawings depict all that he believes to be wrong in D.C., with his biggest gripe going right to the top with President Trump himself. Here are just a few of his many objets d'art that lay out his discontent for all to see.