MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Hollywood has been very outspoken in its displeasure with the recent passage of Alabama’s near-total ban on abortions.
Some have called for boycotts while others have taken to social media to simply denounce the law or even those who had a hand in passing it. There’s even a proposed sex strike aimed at raising awareness about abortion bans being passed by several states, including Alabama.
But actor Jim Carrey may have attacked the law in the most personal way imaginable. The actor-turned-painter took to Twitter and his 18.4 million followers over the weekend to share his latest creation, a painting that depicts the abortion of Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey.
[EDITOR’S NOTE: You can view Carrey’s painting HERE. Some readers may find it disturbing. Viewer discretion advised.]
Ivey signed the controversial abortion bill into law on Wednesday.
The painting shows a green-gloved hand holding a suction instrument to the governor’s adult head, still wearing her glasses and earrings. The head is attached to the body of a fetus with an umbilical cord still attached.
The description reads: “I think if you’re going to terminate a pregnancy, it should be done sometime before the fetus becomes Governor or Alabama.”
The image has been retweeted nearly 20,000 times since it was posted around noon Saturday and drew multiple responses.
Carrey’s social media feed is filled with paintings. Many are critical of conservatives, especially those in the Trump administration.
We’ve reached out to the governor’s office for reaction to the artwork. We’ll update this story with any comment her office provides.