Jim Carrey says he wanted to ‘destroy’ Hollywood
Jim Carrey says he wanted to ‘destroy’ of Hollywood. He also explains why he is so distant from the viewer.
‘Dumb and Dumber’ actor Jim Carrey on Friday urged Democrats “say yes to socialism and embrace the attacks of the Republicans.
“We have to say yes to socialism — to the word and all,” Carrey said on HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher’. “We have to stop apologizing.”
Video: Actor @JimCarrey on HBO’s #RealTime: “We have to say yes to socialism, to the word and everything. We have to stop apologizing.” #TTT pic.twitter.com/g1BzB4pHue
— Brent Baker (@BrentHBaker) September 8, 2018
The actor, among the richest in Hollywood, made the remarks after Maher pointed out that Republicans criticized the socialist and progressive Democrat with appeal to the example of Venezuela, a failed socialist regime where thousands of Venezuelans flights every week, in the midst of dire living conditions.
“But that word—the Democrats need to have a plan to fight against this slander,” Socialism, you’re going to live in Venezuela,'” said Maher. “And I see it yet.”
The republicans have repeatedly bashed the Democratic y in the elections of troves of the socialist candidates in the primary elections in the U.S., including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who later became the face of the change in the party after her shock win against one of the top Democratic legislators, Joe Crowley, in New York.
More recently, progressive and socialist candidates made advances in Florida and Massachusetts, Boston city councilor Ayanna Pressley unseating 10-term US. Rep. Michael Capuano in the Democratic primary last week.
The host of the HBO show said that the party’s shift to the left is a comment on President Trump’s victory in the 2016 presidential elections.
“Medicare for everybody, end student debt, a different approach to the war on terror, the end of mass incarceration—it seems that if there might be a bright spot in this Asset tragedy, it is that it is the Democrats kind of rediscover who they are,” He said.
Lukas Mikelionis is a reporter for FoxNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @LukasMikelionis.