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    Tommy Lee Jones Couldn't Stand Working With Jim Carrey On "Batman Forever" And It's A Genuinely Insane Story

    "He couldn't sanction my buffoonery."

    If you were a child in the '90s, you probably remember that Batman Forever was where it was AT.

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    Shush, you know it's great.

    And you probably already know that Jim Carrey (aka the Riddler) was the bane of Tommy Lee Jones' (aka Two-Face) existence while filming.

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    "BANE." GET IT?! PUN INTENDED.

    Well, this week Jim Carrey stopped by Norm Macdonald Live and shared an anecdote about just how deep that hate river ran (the story starts at roughly the 1:08:30 mark).

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    Mid-story, Carrey quoted "I cannot sanction your buffoonery," a statement infamously made by Tommy Lee Jones while they were shooting Batman Forever, which then led to Carrey sharing some details about that night at a restaurant.

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    "The maître d' said, 'Oh, I hear you're working with Tommy Lee Jones. He's over in the corner having dinner,'" Carrey recalled. "I went over and I said, 'Hey Tommy, how are you doing?' and the blood just drained from his face."

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    "And he got up shaking — he must have been in mid–kill-me fantasy or something like that," Carrey joked. "He went to hug me and he said, 'I hate you. I really don't like you.'"

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    Carrey went on, stating, "I said, 'What's the problem?' and pulled up a chair, which probably wasn't smart. And he said, 'I cannot sanction your buffoonery.'"

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    Though, in true Carrey fashion, he went on to add: "He's a phenomenal actor, though. I still love him."

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    So that's the whole scoop, and I would 100% watch a shot-for-shot remake with these two.

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    H/T The Hollywood Reporter

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