Jim Carrey rips Trump with 'early' submission for official portrait
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Actor Jim Carrey said his latest portrait of President TrumpDonald John TrumpAppeals court OKs White House diverting military funding to border wall construction Pentagon: Tentative meeting between spy agencies, Biden transition set for early next week Conservative policy director calls Section 230 repeal an 'existential threat' for tech MORE could be an early submission to the Smithsonian for Trump’s official portrait.

Carrey posted the painting to Twitter on Thursday, depicting Trump eating an ice cream sundae in a bathrobe.

“Dear Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery,” Carrey wrote on Twitter. “I know it’s early but I’d like to submit this as the official portrait of our 45th President, Donald J. Trump. It’s called, ‘You Scream. I Scream. Will We Ever Stop Screaming?”

The comedian has created portraits of several other members of Trump’s administration.


He faced backlash for an unflattering portrait of White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, where he called her "a so-called Christian whose only purpose in life is to lie for the wicked.”

He also depicted Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerMary Trump doesn't think Trump will run in 2024 Trump pardon scandal would doom his 2024 campaign Enforcing the Presidential Records Act is essential for preserving our democracy's transparency, history MORE with dollar signs in his eyes, ripping the business mogul as a “self-unmade man.”

It has been a tradition since George Washington's presidency for the commander in chief to sit for an official portrait.

The official portraits of former President Obama and former first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaObama says he leans on daughters to create year-end playlists An immigrant to get the job done at Homeland Security Obama: 'Hopeless' to try to sell as many books as Michelle MORE were unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery last month.