Jim Carrey Calls Kanye West ‘One of the Great Characters of Our Zeitgeist,’ Talks New Book

Jim Carrey remains one of comedy’s great chameleons and his latest feat of shapeshifting is as the author of a new work of pseudo-autobiography, titled “Memoirs and Misinformation.” Published by Knopf on July 7 the book is a fantasy centered on a wealthy, privileged, and jaded actor named “Jim Carrey” adrift in the excess of Hollywood, with characters such as Nicolas Cage, Charlie Kaufman, and Gwyneth Paltrow floating in and out.

Carrey spoke about the book on the latest episode of “Real Time with Bill Maher” with the eponymous talk show host.

Watch the clip below.Despite all the namedropping, and creative liberties, Carrey said no one is mad about their portrayal in “Memoirs and Misinformation.” “Nic Cage loves it, he’s out of his mind over it.

He thought it was awesome.

He was like ‘go forward!’ Immediately he was honored by the whole process.

Joe Dangerfield sent me

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