Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzThe Hill's Morning Report - Lawmakers return to work as Dem candidates set to debate Cruz: 'Of course' it's not appropriate to ask China to investigate Bidens Sunday Show Preview: Trump's allies and administration defend decision on Syria MORE is calling out Jim Carrey for the actor’s latest political painting, which depicts Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) as a fetus that the “Kidding” star suggested should have been aborted.

The Texas Republican tweeted on Monday to his more than 3 million followers:

Carrey had days earlier first shared the image he created of Ivey, who last week made national headlines when she signed a controversial law banning abortion in almost all cases in Alabama. 


Ivey noted at the time that the ban — which prohibits abortions in cases of rape or incest and is the nation’s most restrictive — is not enforceable, though its backers intend it as a challenge to Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court case that establish the right to abortion, that will reach the high court.

Carrey, 57, has made headlines in recent years for his protests against President TrumpDonald John TrumpBusiness school deans call for lifting country-specific visa caps Bolton told ex-Trump aide to call White House lawyers about Ukraine pressure campaign: report Federal prosecutors in New York examining Giuliani business dealings with Ukraine: report MORE and other Republicans through his original works of art.

It’s also not the first time that the Golden Globe winner has tangled with Cruz over his paintings.

Last year, when Cruz was in a tight reelection bid against then-Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas), Carrey shared an illustration of the GOP lawmaker as a “bloodsucking” vampire.

Cruz responded by saying Hollywood liberals were “all in” for O’Rourke. “But (self-described socialist) Jim Carrey made a mistake here,” Cruz wrote on Twitter, “Vampires are dead, and everyone knows the dead vote Democrat…”