Jim Carrey lays into Trump at LA gala: Shamelessness is not 'a superpower'
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Comedian Jim Carrey tore into President TrumpDonald TrumpFranklin Graham says Trump comeback would 'be a very tough thing to do' Man suspected in wife's disappearance accused of casting her ballot for Trump Stefanik: Cheney is 'looking backwards' MORE again during a fiery awards speech at the Britannia Awards on Friday night.

As one of the six honorees at the Los Angeles event, Carrey delivered remarks after being awarded with the Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy.

Carrey commenced his speech crediting Charlie Chaplin as an artistic hero who he also noted had been raised in poverty with an absentee father, according to The Hollywood Reporter.


"And that kind of pain turns some people, as we’ve seen lately, into monsters. And others into fountains of creativity," Carrey said, before pointing out how Chaplin criticized "capitalism without a conscience” and took on the "American right-wing of his day” that people are still "fighting" today.

The actor, who has criticized Trump for much of his time in office, went on to make several digs at the president. 

"We need to be clear: Shamelessness is not, and will never be a superpower. It is the mark of a villain, kidnapping children is not what great nations do,” Carrey said. “One half of America at this moment believes there is a sinister deep state diabolically plotting, to what? Give them health care?" 

As the Reporter points out, the comedian’s kidnapping claim appeared to be made in reference to the Trump administration’s controversial “zero tolerance” policy, which led to the separations of hundreds of migrant families earlier this year.

"We in America are misinformed. Reality shows have warped our reality of what a hero is, or what truth is. So tonight I'd like to dedicate this award to those who remind us of our virtues, who remind us of the truth," Carrey continued. 

Carrey also made a joke about the explosive devices sent to top Democrats earlier this week, saying that he was glad his award “didn’t come in the mail.”

“It kinda worked, it kinda worked, maybe be a little soon,” Carrey said in reference to the joke. “It is my job to try. Sorry." 

"Yes, I no longer have packages delivered to my home in the great America fashioned in the last couple of years. I don’t ever remember it being this great, actually,” he added. 

The comedian’s remarks also come a day after he released a painting pinning part of the blame for multiple explosive devices targeting Democrats and CNN on Trump, saying the perpetrator was "emboldened by the hate speech" of the commander in chief.

The drawing shows an explosive device coming out of the president’s mouth, similar to a photos released of a suspicious package sent to former CIA Director John BrennanJohn Owen BrennanOvernight Defense: Capitol Police may ask National Guard to stay | Biden's Pentagon policy nominee faces criticism | Naval Academy midshipmen moved to hotels Republicans blast Pentagon policy nominee over tweets, Iran nuclear deal Online and frighteningly real: 'A Taste of Armageddon' MORE on Wednesday.