Posted: 20 September, 2016
Jim Carrey Is Being Sued Over The Death Of His Ex
The actor is going to court
Actor Jim Carrey is facing a wrongful death lawsuit over the suicide of his ex-girlfriend Cathriona White.
Mark Burton, the estranged husband of Ms White, has lodged a complaint claiming the 54-year-old star of The Mask used his "immense wealth and celebrity status" to illegally obtain and distribute prescription drugs involved in her death.
Ms White, a make-up artist from Cappawhite, Co Tipperary, Ireland, was found dead at her Los Angeles home in September 2015 after overdosing on prescription drugs.
In the lawsuit, Mr Burton claims Carrey had an "obsession with controlling and manipulating" Ms White and used surveillance cameras on her home to monitor her.
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