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Jim Carrey passes inappropriate remark on female journalist, Twitter calls him 'sleazy'

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Hollywood actor Jim Carrey recently came under a barrage of criticism after he passed a supposedly sexist and sleazy remark on a female journalist.

According to Fox News, Carrey said what he ideally shouldn't have in an interview with Charlotte Long, a senior reporter with Heat Magazine.

In the interview, that Long posted on her official Twitter, she asked the 'Sonic the Hedgehog' star that "in the film, Sonic has a bucket list, I was wondering, after all, you've done in your career and in your life, is there anything still left on your bucket list," to which Carrey replied- "Just you, that's it, it's all done now."

The interviewer took the unsolicited comment like a trooper and laughed it off by saying "I don't know what to say to that."

However, the 58-year-old actor went on further and said: "Just own it".

Carrey's controversial move didn't go unnoticed by the Twitteratti who went all-guns-blazing on him, reported Fox News.

One user expressed his disappointment and wrote: "Unfortunately it turns out Jim Carrey is a massive sleazebag."

A user commented the following on Long's Twitter video: "Such a huge of @JimCarrey but lost respect for him today. This is really unacceptable, I wish and hope he apologizes to you. But you handled it really well, more power to you!" Another person responded to the Tweet by commenting: "Whyyy is this kind of thing still going on? Well handled, you're a legend x.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, February 13 2020. 13:22 IST
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