Tuesday 27 September 2016

Hollywood actor Jim Carrey 'doing everything he can' to help family of his former girlfriend Cathriona White

Published 03/10/2015 | 20:01

(Photo: Instagram/Cathriona White)
(Photo: Instagram/Cathriona White)

Hollywood actor Jim Carrey is doing "everything he can" to help the family of his former girlfriend Cathriona White following her tragic death this week.

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Citing a source close to Carrey, TMZ.com are reporting 'The Truman Show' actor is determined to help her family in any way he can.

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

Carrey is understood to have paid for Cathriona's family to fly to Los Angeles and he's paying for their accommodation in a hotel.

Earlier this week, Carrey was pictured with Cathriona's older sister Lisa as she travelled from her late sister's home in Sherman Oaks in Los Angeles.

Cathriona White
Cathriona White

Cathriona hailed from the Co Tipperary village of Cappawhite and her sister Lisa still lives there, as does her stepmother who was married to her later father Pat.

Her mother and brother are understood to live in the UK.

A general view of a house in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, where Jim Carrey's former girlfriend Cathriona White was reportedly found dead
A general view of a house in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, where Jim Carrey's former girlfriend Cathriona White was reportedly found dead

Final funeral arrangements have not yet been made as the family are awaiting the Coroner's office to release Cathriona's remains.

TMZ.com say that Carrey has offered to cover all of the expenses relating to the funeral.

Cathriona White
Cathriona White

It is believed Cathriona will be laid to rest alongside her late father in Cappawhite.

Friends of Carrey say the actor is "devastated" by her death and wants to ensure things are taken care of for her grieving family.

It is not known whether Carrey will travel to Ireland for the funeral.

Cathriona's body was found in her home on Monday night in Los Angeles.

It's understood her relationship with Carrey ended on Friday, September 24th. Her body was discovered by friends four days later.

The LA Coroner's office are treating her death as a suicide.

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