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Jim Carrey goes after Covington Catholic students

Jim Carrey goes after Covington Catholic students

Jim Carrey is taking on the controversial encounter between Covington Catholic High School students and a Native American elder in his latest artwork. 

The actor and artist, 57, depicted elder Nathan Phillips playing his drum while being surrounded by several Kentucky students who mocked, stuck out their tongues and recorded the incident on a phone covered by a patriotic-themed case. 

Carrey’s drawing appears to include 17-year-old student Nicholas Sandmann, who stood face-to-face with Phillips in the viral video, replacing the teen’s red MAGA hat with one that reads “hate again.”

“Baby snakes,” Carrey captioned his sketch on Twitter Wednesday. 

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The group of MAGA-wearing students, who attended the anti-abortion March for Life in Washington, drew widespread criticism over the viral clip, prompting their school and the Diocese of Covington to issue an apology.

However, additional video footage that surfaced painted another story of the encounter that seemed to show a group of four or five Black Hebrew Israelites as the aggressors. 

“Halloween” actress Jamie Lee Curtis acknowledged there are “two sides to every story” and admitted she “made a snap judgement” after viewing an initial picture.

“I know better than to judge a book by its cover. I wasn’t there. I shouldn’t have commented,” she said on Twitter Sunday, attaching a statement from Sandmann. “I’m glad there wasn’t violence. I hope theses two men can meet and find common ground as can WE ALL!”

Related: Analysis: What the video from the incident at the Indigenous Peoples March tell us about what happened

Other celebrities, including Alyssa Milano, Kathy Griffin and Chris Evans, joined Carrey in condemning the student’s actions. 

Related: Alyssa Milano blasted for ‘MAGA hat is the new white hood’ tweet


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