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In a recent interview, @JimCarrey got emotional while recalling a harrowing moment he experienced during a trip to Maui  https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/books/story/2020-06-30/jim-carrey-book-memoirs-misinformation 

In 2018, an emergency alert accidentally warned of an incoming ballistic missile attack.

After trying to call his daughter, he made a “gratitude list.” Staggered by the bounty of his life, he closed his eyes and waited for the missiles

 https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/books/story/2020-06-30/jim-carrey-book-memoirs-misinformation 

During an interview with The LA Times, Carrey wiped away tears and explained what he realized about his life when he thought he had 10 minutes to live  https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/books/story/2020-06-30/jim-carrey-book-memoirs-misinformation 

The image on the cover of his new book "Memoirs and Misinformation" incorporates the experience.

“That’s the cover of the book, my actual face after being told I had 10 minutes to live,” Carrey says

 https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/books/story/2020-06-30/jim-carrey-book-memoirs-misinformation 

Jim Carrey’s strange new book is a work of autofiction, satirizing Hollywood’s self-absorption.

Hear more about the work, and see a drawing Carrey made of his father  https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/books/story/2020-06-30/jim-carrey-book-memoirs-misinformation 

It turns out that Carrey is quite an artist! He had a show in 2018 where he showed off his works, some of which depicted Donald Trump in odd situations  https://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/la-et-cm-jim-carrey-art-maccarone-los-angeles-20181023-story.html 

Carrey stars on the @Showtime series @shokidding, where he plays the host of a TV show for kids who is struggling to maintain a grip on his sanity. It features whimsical puppets  https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/tv/story/2020-02-28/jim-carrey-kidding-showtime-puppets 

Here is a gallery of Jim Carrey's career in photos:  https://www.latimes.com/entertainment/la-et-bio-jcarrey-pg-photogallery.html 


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