Jim Carrey: Ewan McGregor Is a Great Kisser

11/30/2010 at 02:40 PM EST

Jim Carrey: Ewan McGregor Is a Great Kisser
Ewan McGregor and Jim Carrey
Fame
Jim Carrey says the kissing scenes in his latest film, I Love You Phillip Morris, had at least one important thing going for them: Major chemistry.

"I mean, look at the guy. I have to say, he is a great kisser," Carrey, 48, tells Parade of his smooches with costar Ewan McGregor.

That's not to say Carrey – who plays an incarcerated man who falls in love with a fellow inmate – wasn't warned about potential problems with kissing a man.

"As Ewan said, 'When you're kissing another guy it can get a little prickly,'" Carrey explains. "Actually, you had to put out of your mind your own sexual preference and just try to understand that you were loving another person who just happens to be a guy. It wasn't about male or female, love is love."



Carrey, who split from longtime love Jenny McCarthy in April, says he's still facing some ups and downs in his life.

"There's always some sort of deep undercurrent running under things for me," he says "I've had peaks of kind of enlightenment where I felt like, 'Oh, wow. I've got to figure it out. This is it. Okay. I have peace. I have bliss.' And, then, boom, off the wave into the surf, and you're struggling again. I definitely have those scared to death moments, but they're what make you interesting."

See what other readers have to say about this story – or leave a comment of your own

Your Reaction

Follow Us

On Newsstands Now

Robin Roberts: How Loved Saved Me
  • Robin Roberts: How Loved Saved Me
  • Emma and Andrew: All About Hollywood's Cutest Couple
  • Prince George! More Yummy Photos

Pick up your copy on newsstands

Click here for instant access to the Digital Magazine

Advertisement

From Our Partners

Watch It

Editors' Picks

From Our Partners



Sign up for our daily newsletter and other special offers.
    Choose your newsletters
Thank you for signing up! Your request may take up to one week to be processed.
    see all newsletters