Jim Carrey Addresses His Intense Beard: ‘It’s a Bigger Star Than Me’


Its taken over! Jim Carrey — and his beard — stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Monday, May 22.

The actor, 55, who has remained relatively out of the spotlight for the past couple of years, admitted that his never-ending facial hair has taken over.

Jim Carrey on Jimmy Kimmel
Jim Carrey on Jimmy Kimmel

“The beard, yes, everywhere I go people talk about the beard,” Carrey said. “It’s a bigger star than me at this point. It has its own Twitter.”

Jim Carrey is seen at 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' in Los Angeles, California.
Jim Carrey is seen at ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ in Los Angeles, California. BG017/Bauergriffin.com / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com

Carrey, who serves as the executive producer for the upcoming Showtime comedy series I’m Dying Up Here, which premieres on June 4, didn’t reveal if he has any plans to ever shave his facial hair, but joked that he still manscapes elsewhere.

Jim Carrey is seen at 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' in Los Angeles, California.
Jim Carrey is seen at ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ in Los Angeles, California. RB/Bauergriffin.com / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com

“The question is not, ‘Why are you growing a beard?’” Carrey quipped. “The question is, ‘Why am I growing a beard and still shaving my balls?’”

Watch the clip above.

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