Jim Carrey has a lot of famous catchphrases, from “allrrrighty then” to “that’s how the cookie crumbles.” “There’s no meaning to any of this” probably won’t join their ranks, but it is pretty hilarious coming from the star of “Dumb and Dumber.”
Carrey got existential while walking the red carpet for a New York Fashion Week event, a brief interview that was strange from the beginning. The actor first began by circling Catt Sadler of E!, who did her utmost to get some normal responses out of him — all to no avail.
“There’s no meaning to any of this, so I wanted to find the most meaningless thing that I could come to and join, and here I am,” he says. As Sadler attempts to pivot to something more traditional, Carrey presses the point: “I mean, you gotta admit it’s pretty meaningless.” “Do you believe in icons?” he asks her after she says the event is meant to celebrate icons. “I don’t believe in personalities. I don’t believe that you exist. But there’s a wonderful fragrance in the air.” Then he starts singing.
As Carrey waxes ever more philosophical — “I believe we’re a field of energy dancing for itself” — Sadler grows visibly uncomfortable, though she remains professional throughout as she attempts to salvage the interview. He ends on a positive note, at least: “We don’t matter. There’s the good news.” Watch the entire exchange below.
Well, you definitely can’t say that Jim Carrey gives a boring interview: “There is no me. There’s just things happening.” pic.twitter.com/HatQ6mHsKp
— E! News (@enews) September 10, 2017