Jim Carrey on potentially losing fans over his anti-Trump Twitter art: 'Lose them'
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Actor Jim Carrey said Sunday that his own management team warned him against talking about politics on social media, saying that he could lose half of his audience. 

“It was interesting, because when I first starting playing on Twitter like everyone else, I got in trouble because I was honest,” Carrey said while speaking during a Vulture Festival panel.


“A terrible thing to be on Twitter! It was a little scary, and I became an activist when it comes to this political stuff. There was a lot of pressure on me from my management going like, 'don’t mess this up, you got it going good and people love you, when you talk about politics and other issues, you’re going to lose half of your audience.' And I said, ‘lose them.’ "

Carrey continued that he's felt he's had to go his own way and say his "peace and truth."

Though he did note that he's given his Twitter account to one of his assistants to avoid tweeting something rash, according to Vulture. 

Carrey has been an outspoken critic of President TrumpDonald John TrumpDem senator says Zelensky was 'feeling the pressure' to probe Bidens 2020 Dems slam Trump decision on West Bank settlements Trump calls latest impeachment hearings 'a great day for Republicans' MORE, and he has frequently created artwork to mock the president and other Republican lawmakers. 

On Sunday, he shared a caricature of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellOvernight Health Care: GOP senator says drug price action unlikely this year | House panel weighs ban on flavored e-cigs | New York sues Juul McConnell hopes Senate impeachment trial 'not too lengthy a process' Former Speaker Boehner's official portrait unveiled MORE (R-Ky.) resembling a turtle. 

In October, he released a drawing showing an explosive device coming out of Trump's mouth. The image was meant to symbolize what he felt was Trump's responsibility for the series of explosive devices sent to Democratic figures and CNN.