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Jim Carrey Says He will not Promote Role in 'Kick Ass 2'

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Jim Carrey recently played a part in a sequel to "Kick Ass," but has decided he won't promote it because of its violent nature.

He announced the news on his Twitter account.

"I did Kickass a month b4 Sandy Hook and now in all good conscience I cannot support that level of violence. My apologies to others involved with the film. I am not ashamed of it but recent events have caused a change in my heart."

Carrey plays Colonel Stars in the movie. Stars allows his dogs to attack the genitals of an enemy. It is based on a comic book series about a teenage superhero named Kick Ass, it was written by Mark Millar.

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Millar is aware of Jim's refusal to promote the movie, saying on his site, "As you may know, Jim is a passionate advocate of gun-control and I respect both his politics and his opinion, but I'm baffled by this sudden announcement as nothing seen in this picture wasn't in the screenplay eighteen months ago."

"Yes, the body-count is very high, but a movie called Kick Ass 2 really has to do what it says on the tin."

Sources: ICYDK