Jim Carrey responds to flap over Twitter posts
Jim Carrey, who received criticism for comments he made via Twitter about the Tiger Woods infidelity scandal, issued a statement in response to the flap. Carrey drew fire for suggesting that Woods’ wife, Elin Nordegren, must have been aware of and condoned his extramarital affairs (“No wife is blind enough to miss that much infidelity… Elin had 2 b a willing participant on the ride 4 whatever reason. kids/lifestyle ;^”). In a statement issued through his representative, Carrey said, “To anyone whose grievances have chosen me as their cause, I would say first, that I recognize that tendency in myself, but if you knew me well, you’d see that your resentment has been misplaced. I wish every human being nothing but love and immeasurable happiness. Now, I’m going to re-enter the Twitter stream and see if there is anyone left to offend!” The actor has received a great deal of attention in recent weeks, both positive and not, for using Twitter to comment on his breakup with Jenny McCarthy and make a crack about being “sexually assaulted” by Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.