Jim Carrey was smitten with his late girlfriend, Cathriona White. In the new issue of Us Weekly, a source reveals that the actor treated the Irish makeup artist to a belated birthday dinner at Nobu Malibu on Sept. 20, just days before her body was found inside her Sherman Oaks, Calif., home on Sept. 28.
According to an Instagram and tweet posted by the 30-year-old brunette the day after her birthday, the outing couldn’t have been more perfect. “Beautiful evening,” White hashtagged an Instagram photo of herself prior to heading to a dinner with Carrey.
“Jim was generous to her and took really good care of her,” a source reveals exclusively to Us.
Indeed, the actor was keen on the Ireland native. After first stepping out together in 2012, Jenny McCarthy’s ex dated the talented photographer on and off, but rekindled his romance with White this year and was spotted strolling hand in hand with her in New York City in May 2015.
As previously reported by Us, White was married at the time of her death to a man named Mark Burton. However, sources confirm that she had plans to divorce her husband, whom she married in Las Vegas in January 2013.
“As far as Jim was concerned, Cathriona was separated,” a source told Us. “She was going to start divorce proceedings in December. There is no way that Jim Carrey would have taken her out to public places if he thought she was married.”
White died of suspected suicide and numerous prescription pills prescriped to Carrey’s alias were found near her body. According to another source, White took the pills unbeknownst to Carrey. “Jim didn’t even realize until a couple days later because it’s not something that he took on a regular basis,” the insider told Us.
Pick up the latest issue of Us Weekly, on newsstands now, for all the details behind White’s heartbreaking suspected suicide.
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