Jim Carrey is barely recognizable under his massive swath of gray beard hair — and he knows it.
“Everywhere I go, people talk about the beard. They go, ‘What are you doing? Why are you growing a beard? They can’t really think about anything else,” Carrey told Jimmy Kimmel on Monday. “And wherever I show up, it becomes this story. It’s a bigger star than me at this point. It has its own Twitter.”
The actor has taken a pretty significant break from the spotlight in recent years, which he discussed with Kimmel: “How’s life?” Kimmel asked.
“It’s so beautiful, it really is, especially when i’m absent from it,” he said, adding, “Jim Carrey was a great character, and I was lucky to get the part, but I don’t think of that as me anymore.”
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