Jim Carrey Was In Hawaii When ‘Ballistic Missile’ Warning Sparked Panic

Jim Carrey woke up in Hawaii and thought he would never leave.

The Canadian-born comedian was among the many people in Hawaii to receive a government text alert reading, “Emergency Alert: BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.”

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It took over 35 minutes for the government to retract the false threat, but Carrey said the text alert served as a real warning of another issue.

“I woke up this morning in Hawaii with ten minutes to live. It was a false alarm, but a real psychic warning,” tweeted Carey. “If we allow this one-man Gomorrah and his corrupt Republican Congress to continue alienating the world we are headed for suffering beyond all imagination.”

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Celebrities, politicians, travellers and Hawaii locals were outraged by the terrifying false alarm. Actress Jamie Lee Curtis blamed U.S. President Donald Trump for the heightened tension.

Meanwhile, Senator Mazie Hironi, D-Hawaii, tweeted that she was looking into the cause of the fake alert.

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