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Jim Carrey apologizes for insulting assault rifle enthusiasts

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Jim Carrey has been picking a fight lately with people who support the sale of automatic weapons, calling them “maniacs” in the wake of the Aurora, Colorado, shooting last July and making harsh allegations about their relationships with their mothers in March. The star has also announced his refusal to publicize his role in the gun-happy Kick-Ass 2.

However, perhaps inspired by a spirit of national companionship, Carrey has apologized for insulting the owners of high-powered automatic death machines. On Sunday, he tweeted:

Carrey followed up those tweets by noting, “Only love is cool.” Still unclear: Whether this is all just an extended ruse to get out of publicizing Kick-Ass 2.