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"Hee-Haw": Jim Carrey Mocks Gun Lovers & Charlton Heston In Spoof

Jim Carrey pokes fun at late NRA president Charlton Heston, gun owners in musical 'Funny or Die' spoof.

03.25.13 9:06 PM ET

What would the late actor and former NRA president Charlton Heston say?

In this Funny or Die spoof, Jim Carrey gives a finger to the late gun enthusiast, impersonating him along with the lead singer of a fictional band performing their chart-topping hit, "Cold Dead Hands." The jingle pokes fun at Heston's favorite slogan: "I'll give you my gun when you pry it from my cold, dead hands."

The tune also takes a jab at male gun owners. Carrey sings: "You're a big, big man with a little bitty gland, so you need something bigger with a hairpin trigger."

Drawing attention to the spoof on Sunday, Carrey wrote on his WhoSay account: "'Cold Dead Hand' is abt u heartless motherf%**ers unwilling 2 bend 4 the safety of our kids." He continued: "Sorry if you're offended by the word safety!"

While the negative backlash to the skit was undeniable, Carrey thanked his Twitter followers for their input:

"Thx 4 your input 2day. I don't think i've ever felt so despised and so free at the same time. It's been delightfully. ;^}" he wrote.