Friday 24 March 2017

Cathriona White's family grieving with her boyfriend Jim Carrey in LA

Cathriona White with Jim Carrey in a Tipperary GAA jersey that she got him
Jim Carrey spotted out with Irish girlfriend Cathriona White in New York City. Picture: FameFlynet UK
Early days: Jim Carrey and Cathriona White were first photographed together on a Malibu beach in 2012
Tragedy: The LA house where Cathriona was found
Caitlin McBride

Caitlin McBride

Cathriona White's family have been spending time with Jim Carrey in the wake of her tragic death.

The LA-based makeup artist from Cappawhite, Co Tipperary, was found dead in Los Angeles on Monday night.

Cathriona's mother Brigid, who is also believed to be in ill health, her stepmother Brid and sister Lisa made the trip to California to bring her home at bury her in Tipperary with her late father Pat, who died in 2012.

"Jim has been at his Brentwood home for the past few days and Cathriona's sister visited him last night for an hour," a source told People magazine.

Cathriona White with Jim Carrey in a Tipperary GAA jersey that she got him
Cathriona White with Jim Carrey in a Tipperary GAA jersey that she got him

“They spent several hours at his home in Brentwood,” an insider said to Us Weekly, adding Cathriona's mother was also present.

"It's a terrible journey for her mother to have to make. Everybody is hoping that her body can be returned home quickly now," a family friend told People.

Meanwhile, Cathriona's best friend Jenny Burpee said she is organising a memorial service for her late friend on Monday.

"Cat's sister Lisa and her stepmother landed last ngiht so I will also be speaking to them," she added to the Irish Daily Star.

Cathriona White
Cathriona White

"The place where we are going to have her memorial is going to be very private with just a handful of her friends and family.

"A few years ago, Cat texted me and said, 'You've got to see this place Jen, it's amazing. It's like it's not even in LA."

"We are going to keep it small, which is going to be so hard because she was loved by so many."

Early days: Jim Carrey and Cathriona White were first photographed together on a Malibu beach in 2012
Early days: Jim Carrey and Cathriona White were first photographed together on a Malibu beach in 2012

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