In non-important news, Jim Carrey will be growing a beard until the end of Covid-19 crisis

The Dumb and Dumber star is urging fans to join him so that they can all “grow together”

Actor Jim Carrey is urging fans to grow a beard while social distancing. Twitter/ @JimCarrey
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With people around the world working from home, many people are embracing not having to dress up. The internet is exploding with memes of people working in pyjamas, with unkempt locks and rumpled clothes slowly becoming the new normal.

However, one celebrity seems to be taking this to a whole new level, and has even made a challenge out of it. On Monday, March 23, actor and comedian Jim Carrey announced via Twitter that he would be growing a beard until “we all go back to work”.

“I’ll post regular pictures so you can marvel at the miracle of my meaningless transformation. Normally, I try to stay on the cutting edge of entertainment. Now I shall conquer the uncutting edge,” the funnyman told his 18.5 million followers.

The picture showed day one of his initiative, and he said fans can expect more pictures in the days to come showcasing his “transformation”.

The actor has also called for others to join him, with the hastag #letsgrowtogether.

Responses have been pouring onto Twitter, with many accepting the challenge, some even adding the hashtag #isolationbeard.

Even some female fans chimed in:

Celebrities around the world are finding ways to entertain themselves and their followers as they practice social distancing or self-isolation. From Steve Martin playing the banjo in a forest to John Legend's Instagram Live concert to Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar's challenging fans to "stay put", they are all using social media to keep connected with followers across the world.