Jim Carrey’s much more youthful sweetheart has committed suicide just days after breaking up with the well-known comic star.
The body of Irish makeup artist Cathriona “Cat” White, 28, was found in a Sherman Oaks, Calif., house Monday night, sources informed Page 6.
“I am stunned and deeply saddened by the death of my sweet Cathriona,” Carrey stated in a statement released Tuesday.
“She was a genuinely kind and fragile Irish flower, too delicate for this soil, to whom caring and being liked was all that sparkled. My heart goes out to her family and friends and to everybody who enjoyed and cared about her. We have all been hit with a lightening bolt.”.
White published a last terrible tweet Sept. 24, the very same day the pair split.
“Signing off Twitter, I hope I have been a light to my nearby and dearest,” White tweeted.
The day in the past, she also posted a picture of flowers– and an ominous quote from Irish poet W.B. Yeats– on Instagram.
“Faeries, come take me out of this dull world, For I would ride with you upon the wind, Work on the top of the dishevelled tide, And dance upon the mountains like a flame. W.B. Yeats,” the publishing read.
White, who was the same age as Carrey’s daughter, was found with tablets next to her body, TMZ said. She was declared dead at 8:40 p.m., a representative with the coroner’s office informed Page 6.
Two concerned pals make the grim discovery when they went to check on her, TMZ said.
White met the twice-divorced Carrey– the star of such flicks as “Ace Ventura: Pet Investigator,” “The Mask” and “The Truman Program”– in 2012.
The pair dated for a couple of months prior to splitting up and after that integrating this previous Might, when they were discovered holding hands and walking the streets of New York City.
In 2013, throughout their split, Carrey informed the Irish Independent, “I did go out with an Irish lady. We’re not seeing each other anymore. She is beautiful.
“I have constantly been attracted to talent, so if somebody is stunning and talented, that’s hard to withstand.”.
White moved from a small village in Tipperary County, Ireland, to Los Angeles more than five years ago to aim to break into the Hollywood scene as a stylist and actress.
She worked in makeup and hair, consisting of on the zombie TELEVISION series “The Online Gamer,” according to the site Irish Central.
When she began dating Carrey in 2012, pals said she was delighting in “living in a dream world.”.
“Cathriona aspires and … she’s already dealt with lots of film sets given that arriving in the States,” a buddy told Radar Online.
“She’s extremely focused on making this work and will do anything she can to make sure she succeeds. And dating Jim certainly can’t hurt her profession.
“His status will definitely provide her a leg up in the industry and open doors for her that might have been more difficult if she didn’t understand him. She’s certainly living in a dream world right now.”.
Carrey, whose battle with anxiety is well-known, has actually dated everybody from singer Linda Ronstadt to actresses Renee Zellweger and Jenny McCarthy.
He married previous starlet Melissa Womer in 1987 and they divorced 8 years later. The pair have a child, Jane. Carrey likewise was quickly married to his “Dumb and Dumber” co-star, Lauren Holly, in the mid-1990s.
“She was a truly kind and delicate Irish flower, too delicate for this soil, to whom loving and being loved was all that sparkled. My heart goes out to her family and friends and to everybody who liked and cared about her. In 2013, during their split, Carrey told the Irish Independent, “I did go out with an Irish woman. He married previous actress Melissa Womer in 1987 and they separated 8 years later on. Carrey likewise was briefly married to his “Dumb and Dumber” co-star, Lauren Holly, in the mid-1990s.