Cathriona White, 28, an Irish-born make-up artist and ex-girlfriend of Jim Carrey, has been found dead, in an apparent suicide.
TMZ is reporting that the couple – who met in 2012 and rekindled their relationship in May this year – broke up last Thursday. According to the site, she was found Monday night by two friends who went to check on her.
Last Friday, she posted what appears to be a goodbye message on Twitter:
Signing off Twitter, I hope I have been a light to my nearest and dearest. ?????? to yo all
— Cathriona white (@littleirishcat) September 24, 2015
Jim Carrey’s representatives have issued a statement confirming the death.
“I am shocked and deeply saddened by the passing of my sweet Cathriona,” Carrey said. “She was a truly kind and delicate Irish flower, too sensitive for this soil, to whom loving and being loved was all that sparkled. My heart goes out to her friends and family and to everyone who loved and cared about her. We have all been hit with a lightning bolt.
If you or someone you know is at risk of suicide, call Lifeline on 13 11 14, or in an emergency, 000. For support with mental health issues, call BeyondBlue on 1300 22 4636.
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