Actor Jim Carrey said his latest portrait of President TrumpDonald TrumpOvernight Defense & National Security — The Pentagon's deadly mistake Overnight Energy & Environment — Presented by Climate Power — Interior returns BLM HQ to Washington France pulls ambassadors to US, Australia in protest of submarine deal 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?”
Dear Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery @NPG, 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?' pic.twitter.com/LrCmlXXpv7— Jim Carrey (@JimCarrey) March 29, 2018
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.”
This is the portrait of a so-called Christian whose only purpose in life is to lie for the wicked. Monstrous! pic.twitter.com/MeYLTy1pqb— Jim Carrey (@JimCarrey) March 17, 2018
He also depicted Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerHouse panel tees up Trump executive privilege fight in Jan. 6 probe The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - US prepares vaccine booster plan House panel probing Jan. 6 attack seeks Trump records MORE with dollar signs in his eyes, ripping the business mogul as a “self-unmade man.”
Self-Unmade Man. pic.twitter.com/jxNWfUsrTn— Jim Carrey (@JimCarrey) March 22, 2018
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 ObamaWe must mount an all-country response to help our Afghan allies Obamas, Bushes and Clintons joining new effort to help Afghan refugees Bidens, former presidents mark 9/11 anniversary MORE were unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery last month.