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 TrumpLiz Cheney: 'Send her back' chant 'inappropriate' but not about race, gender Booker: Trump is 'worse than a racist' Top Democrat insists country hasn't moved on from Mueller 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 McConnellMcConnell challenger faces tougher path after rocky launch Funding a strong defense of our nation's democratic process can't wait The Hill's Morning Report: Trump walks back from 'send her back' chants 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.