Jim Carrey, a left-wing actor who has spent years publishing conservative-bashing artwork on Twitter, declared on Tuesday that he is “leaving Twitter.” Carrey did not provide a reason for his departure, but he joins a slew of other A-list celebrities who have left the site since Elon Musk’s takeover.
The Ace Ventura actor announced his departure from the platform with a new cartoon depicting a nude man singing and floating in the water.
“I’m leaving Twitter, but 1st here’s a cartoon I made with my friend Jimmy Hayward,” the Liar Liar star tweeted. “It’s based on my painting of a crazy old Lighthouse Keeper, standing naked in a storm, summoning the angels and shining his lamp to guide us through a treacherous night. I love you all so much!”
This animation, unlike his other ones, was in video format and depicted a red-eyed nude guy singing about angels beside a lighthouse amid a storm.
Carrey is the latest celebrity to announce his departure from Twitter, after Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s completion of his purchase of the network.
Following Musk’s reinstatement of former President Donald Trump’s Twitter account last week, White Stripes frontman and guitarist Jack White deactivated his account, branding Musk “absolutely horrible” and stating that he only restored Trump’s account because he despises paying taxes.
Around the same time, music composer Trent Reznor said he needed to remove his Twitter account for his “mental health,” adding that Musk’s conquest of the social media network is a “embarrassment.”
Shonda Rhimes, the Hollywood power producer behind Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and How to Get Away with Murder, announced last month that she would leave Twitter following Musk’s takeover, although she has yet to do so.