Jim Carrey faces Twitter backlash for 'monstrous' portrait of White House spokesperson

Christopher Polk  Getty Images for AFI

Christopher Polk Getty Images for AFI

On Saturday, the actor shared a sketch of an angry-looking woman with the caption, "This is the portrait of a so-called Christian whose only objective in life is to lie for the wicked. 'THE WICKED WITCH OF THE WEST WING AND PUTIN'S FLYING MONKEYS, '" Carrey wrote on Twitter. "Monstrous!" he captioned the image.

A spokeswoman for Carrey confirmed it is his painting, according to the Associated Press, but did not confirm it is a depiction of Sanders.

Others on social media regarded the portrait as an appropriate likeness of somebody who routinely lies from the podium.

"I'd bet my bank account that if Jim Carrey had made a portrait of Hillary Clinton instead of Sarah Sanders, the Trumpers would be loving it".

The Dumb And Dumber star has gotten quite political over the past couple years (haven't we all??) and has recently taken to expressing his feelings about figures like Donald Trump, Paul Ryan, and Marco Rubio with colorful cartoons (above).

Carrey has regularly drawn crude depictions of the Trump White House and tweeted attacks at the Trump administration.

A painting by comedian Jim Carrey that was posted to Twitter in March 2018.

Of course, Trump himself has also been a vocal critic of "Alex Baldwin's" portrayal of him on the past couple seasons of Saturday Night Live.

Another added, "This is one more reason that I'm done with Hollywood".

In a 2017 interview with W magazine, Carrey, whose films seemed to dominate the box office in the '90's and early 2000s, revealed he spent the last six years of his life painting and sculpting.

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