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Jim Carrey Is No Longer Joe Biden on SNL

Alex Moffat takes over role

(Newser) - President-elect Joe Biden has a new face on Saturday Night Live following weeks of actor Jim Carrey playing the role. Regular SNL cast member Alex Moffat stepped into the role during Saturday's cold open—see the video —just hours after it was announced that Carrey would no longer...

Chappelle, Carrey Go on Post-Election SNL Romp

Jim Carrey, in character as Biden, resurrects Ace Ventura

(Newser) - Just as he did in 2016 , Dave Chappelle guest-hosted the episode of Saturday Night Live following the presidential election with a wide-ranging stand-up monologue that urged Americans celebrating Joe Biden's victory that "it's good to be a humble winner. Remember when I was here four years...

SNL Has a Spooky Halloween Tale
SNL Warns: Trump Could Win

SNL Warns: Trump Could Win

Halloween episode trots out a spoof on the 'Raven'

(Newser) - Saturday Night Live closed out its final episode before the election with a Halloween tale vis a vis Jim Carrey reprising his less than well-received impression of Joe Biden— though the Washington Post notes that this week Carrey was "toned down" from his "generally manic" version of the...

Jim Carrey as Joe Biden on SNL Isn't Going Over Well

Critics are calling it a bad choice

(Newser) - Jim Carrey "is one of the most gifted impressionists of his generation," writes Rob Harvilla at the Ringer . If it sounds like there's a "but" coming, you're right. Like plenty of other critics out there, Harvilla doesn't think Carrey's running impression of Joe...

SNL's Take on Town Halls: "Hallmark Movie, Alien Autopsy'

Jim Carrey and Alec Baldwin kick things of

(Newser) - If you missed President Trump and Joe Biden's dueling town halls on Thursday night, Saturday Night Live has you covered. Its cold open began by "presenting a rebroadcast of those town halls the way most Americans watched them ... flipping back and forth, trying to decide between a Hallmark...

In SNL Return, Chris Rock Takes a Jab at Trump

And Jim Carrey plays Joe Biden for the first time

(Newser) - Saturday Night Live went political with a parody of this week’s presidential debate and a jab at President Trump from host Chris Rock. The series opened its 46th season with Alec Baldwin returning to play Trump, while Jim Carrey made his feature debut as Biden. In the sketch , the...

SNL Reveals Its New Joe
SNL Has Its New Biden 

SNL Has Its New Biden

Jim Carrey joins show for season 46, kicking off this weekend as Maya Rudolph returns as Kamala

(Newser) - Saturday Night Live has offered a sneak peak at Jim Carrey as Joe Biden ahead of the season 46 premiere this weekend. An 18-second teaser released Thursday shows Carrey in a makeup chair, being fitted with a white wig. The look is made complete with bushy white eyebrows and crow'...

SNL Expands Cast, Has a Favorite for Biden

Show working out details, including plans for a studio audience

(Newser) - Saturday Night Live is making big plans for its 46th season. The show is bringing back all of its cast members from last year, including its semi-regulars, and adding others. "You'll see the same people," said Lorne Michaels, the show's executive producer. "I mean, Maya...

Jim Carrey Takes Flak for 'Sleazy' Remark to Reporter

He said she was the only thing on his bucket list

(Newser) - The title character in Sonic the Hedgehog got a redesign last year after fans decided his appearance was unsettling. But it's now Jim Carrey—villain Dr. Robotnik in the film—who seems like the creepy one, Page Six reports. Carrey is being called a "sleazeball" because of a...

Sonic the Hedgehog to Get Redesign After Trailer Backfires

People want to know why character suddenly has teeth and 'shapely' legs

(Newser) - The film based on the Sonic the Hedgehog video game is due out in November, and the moviemakers hoped the trailer released Tuesday would generate some early buzz—and it did, but not in the way they anticipated. Instead, the Guardian reports on the "considerable derision" the nearly three-minute...

Ariana Professes Big Love for a Star. He Sweetly Responds

Grande, Jim Carrey bond over their thoughts on depression

(Newser) - Ariana Grande started a sweet back-and-forth with Jim Carrey of all people on Saturday, USA Today reports, when she posted an Instagram story showing a picture Carrey, alongside a quote of his on dealing with depression. "You should think of the word 'depressed' as 'deep rest,'...

Mussolini's Granddaughter Is in a Throwdown With Jim Carrey

And that's not all Alessandra Mussolini had to say to the Canadian comedian

(Newser) - It's hard to call something a Twitter "feud" when only one side is frenetically tweeting insults. So let's just say Alessandra Mussolini—granddaughter of Benito Mussolini—was having an online monologue of sorts on Sunday, directed at Jim Carrey after the actor posted a cartoon he'd...

Jim Carrey Tweets an Unflattering Painting

It's thought to be of Sarah Huckabee Sanders

(Newser) - Jim Carrey is being criticized on social media for a portrait he painted that is believed to be White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. The actor and comedian on Saturday tweeted the painting (see it here ) with the caption: "This is the portrait of a so-called Christian...

Jim Carrey Calls for Facebook Boycott

He deletes account, says investors should dump stock

(Newser) - Mark Zuckerberg isn't going to like Jim Carrey's latest remarks: The actor says he's getting rid of his Facebook shares and deleting his page—and he wants other people to follow suit, CNBC reports. "I'm dumping my @facebook stock and deleting my page because @facebook...

Jim Carrey Legal Docs: Ex Had STDs Before We Met

He'll be deposed in wrongful death lawsuit Oct. 27

(Newser) - Jim Carrey will answer questions about former girlfriend Cathriona White’s 2015 death by suicide under oath when he's deposed in a wrongful death lawsuit next week, People reports. White's mother (who, Carrey's lawyer tells Page Six , "didn't know" her daughter for 14 years) and...

Husband of Jim Carrey's Ex Is Suing Over Her Suicide

He accuses actor of illegally obtaining drugs

(Newser) - Jim Carrey's on-and-off girlfriend Cathriona White was married to somebody else when she killed herself last year —and he is now suing the actor. Oregon man Mark Burton accuses Carrey of illegally obtaining the prescription drugs that killed the 30-year-old Irishwoman, USA Today reports. Burton, who filed a...

Here's What Jim Carrey's Ex Said in Her Suicide Note

Cathriona White overdosed in September

(Newser) - Cathriona White took a fatal overdose of prescription drugs in September, soon after Jim Carrey ended their relationship, and left a suicide note addressed to him . Now, months later, People has details from that note:
  • "I've spent 3 days now in disbelief that you're not here. I
...

Carrey's Ex Reportedly Found With His Pills by Body

Law enforcement sources say prescriptions issued to an alias used by actor

(Newser) - Jim Carrey's ex-girlfriend was found dead of an apparent suicide last week with three pill bottles next to her, and law enforcement sources tell TMZ the pills were prescribed to an alias used by Carrey. They were for Ambien, Percocet, and Propranolol—a sleep aid, a painkiller, and a...

Carrey Shocked by Death of 'My Sweet Cathriona'

Releases statement comparing her death to a lightning bolt

(Newser) - Jim Carrey says he was shocked and saddened to learn of the death of ex-girlfriend Cathriona White . The 30-year-old makeup artist was found dead in a Sherman Oaks home on Monday, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office. Her death is being investigated as a possible suicide, with...

Jim Carrey's Girlfriend Dead in Reported Suicide

Cathriona White allegedly addressed her suicide note to him

(Newser) - Cathriona White, the 28-year-old Irish makeup artist whom TMZ refers to as Jim Carrey's "on-again/off-again" girlfriend, was found dead of an apparent suicide Monday night. Two friends found her after going to check on her, the gossip site reports, and law enforcement sources believe she overdosed on pills....

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