Jim Carrey Stands Up for Pigs on MTV

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Jim Carrey

“There wouldn’t be a swine flu if we treated the pigs better!”

That was superstar comedian and professional face-contorter Jim Carrey’s shout out to pigs during his acceptance speech for Best Comedic Performance at the MTV Movie Awards last night.

While Rob Pattinson cleaned up in every other category and “Bruno” shocked the audience when he stuck his you-know-what in Eminem’s face, Carrey’s speech took home the golden popcorn for Best Awards Show Moment, at least in our eyes.

Thanks, Jim. If you ever want to put your mug on a pro-pig poster, you know where to find us.

Written by Christine Doré

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