Jim Carrey sued over girlfriend s drug overdose


The bedmate of Jim Carrey s above adherent has filed a accusation adjoin the amateur for allegedly bartering decree drugs that contributed to her baleful overdose.In September 2015, Cathriona White, a 30-year-old hairstylist and beautician, was begin asleep in her home in Sherman Oaks, a adjacency in arctic Los Angeles. At the time of her funeral, White was believed to accept committed suicide. In a accusation filed Monday, White s widower Mark Burton declared Carrey illegally acquired highly addi[c]tive drugs beneath the artificial name Arthur King. After accepting the decree drugs, Carrey gave them to White, which played a role in her death, the accusation claimed.According to the lawsuit, the Los Angeles County Coroner eventually disqualified that White died due to a baleful balance of decree drugs including Ambien, propranolol, and a massive dose of Percocet. White did not accept prescriptions for those drugs, Burton said. Upon visiting White s residence, the coroner begin drugs that came from bolus bottles assigned to King, Burton s attorneys acclaimed in the lawsuit.Carrey, abstinent atrocity in White s death, vowed in a account to action the allegations rather than achieve the civilian accusation out of court. After dating White on and off reportedly aback 2012, he said he would not to abide this brutal attack to accomplishment me or the woman I loved. What a abhorrent shame, the amateur said in a statement. It would be accessible for me to get in a aback allowance with this man s advocate and accomplish this go away, but there are some moments in activity back you accept to angle up and avert your account adjoin the angry in this world. It s cryptic appropriate now whether Burton, who lives in Portland, Oregon, and White were afar or in the action of a annulment at the time of her death.According to Burton, White had a history of abasement and had ahead attempted suicide. Because of that, Burton claimed that Carrey acted with reckless apathy of causing austere abuse and injury to White. Ms. White was ill-equipped to blot and administer awful [addictive] decree drugs alfresco the affliction of a accountant physician, the accusation said.In his statement, Carrey responded that White s bloom issues were built-in continued afore I met her, abacus that her afterlife was adverse but ultimately beyond anyone s control. In accession to bearding damages, Burton additionally asked a adjudicator to accolade him advocate fees, as able-bodied as burying and burying expenses.Moving forward, Carrey said he awaits the day back people will stop aggravating to profit from White s death. After confined as one of White s pallbearer, accustomed her casket to her gravesite in Ireland, Carry now has a simple achievement for his backward partner. Let her blow in peace, he said. s Dave Alsup contributed to this report.

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