Jim Carrey is a comedian, but his beef with Fox News is no laughing matter. In a press release sent to Fox on Friday, Carrey calls the network "a media colostomy bag."
The feud stems back to a video Carrey recently made for Funny or Die, in which he weighs in on the debate over banning assault weapons with a Hee Haw-style parody poking fun at Charlton Heston and other gun enthusiasts.
Fox News' Greg Gutfield aired a segment on the video, calling Carrey a "dirty, stinking coward," and said that the video made him want to "go out and buy a gun."
In response, Carrey sent a press release to the station, which he referred to as "Fux News."
"Since I released my 'Cold Dead Hand' video on Funny or Die this week, I have watched Fux News rant, rave, bare its fangs and viciously slander me because of my stand against large magazines and assault rifles," Carrey wrote. "I would take them to task legally if I felt they were worth my time or that anyone with a brain in their head could actually fall for such irresponsible buffoonery. ... In my opinion Fux News is a last resort for kinda-sorta-almost-journalists whose options have been severely limited by their extreme and intolerant views; a media colostomy bag that has begun to burst at the seams and should be emptied before it becomes a public health issue."
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