Jim Carrey, 60, says he’s seriously considering leaving showbiz after wanting to spend more time painting and taking things a little slower.
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Jim Carrey is considering retiring from acting after his next film, Sonic the Hedgehog 2.
The 60-year-old, who has been in the industry for 40 years, said he had “enough” and “done enough”.
In an interview with Access Hollywood, he said he’s “probably” retiring, saying, “Well, I’m retiring, I’m pretty serious about it.
“It depends – if the angels bring some kind of script written in gold ink that tells me it’s going to be really important for people to see, I might.” I could keep going, but I’ll take a break.”
Jim added, “I really like my quiet life and I really love putting paint on canvas and I really love my spiritual life and I feel — and that’s something you might never get from any other celebrity.” will hear as long as time exists – I’ve had enough.
“I’ve done enough. I’m enough,” he declared.
The Ace Ventura star was one of the Hollywood stars to weigh in on the shocking moment Will Smith beat Chris Rock at the Oscars after comedian Jada Pinkett dubbed Smith a GI Jane.
Jim said the Oscars “should have arrested” Will over the incident.
He said: “I was disgusted by the standing ovation. Hollywood is just spineless en masse and it really felt like that was a very clear indication that we’re not the cool club anymore.
After Chris declined to press charges, Jim said, “I would have announced this morning that I was suing Will for $200 million because this video will be around forever.”
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“If you want to yell from the audience and show disapproval or say something on Twitter, you don’t have the right to go on stage and slap someone in the face for saying words.”
“It didn’t escalate, it came out of nowhere because of something frustrating going on inside Will. I have nothing against Will Smith. He has done great things. But that wasn’t a good moment. It cast a shadow over everyone’s bright moment.”
Taking to Instagram after the night, Will issued a statement: “Violence in all its forms is toxic and destructive.
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“My behavior at the Oscars last night was unacceptable and inexcusable. Jokes at my expense are part of the job, but a joke about Jada’s health was too much for me and I reacted emotionally.
“I want to apologize to you publicly, Chris. I was out of line and I was wrong.
“I’m embarrassed and my actions were not indicative of the man I want to be. In a world of love and kindness there is no place for violence.”
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