Jim Carrey 'Deeply Saddened' by Cathriona White's Death: 'She Was a Truly Kind and Delicate Irish Flower'

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Jim Carrey tells ET that he was "shocked" to learn that his girlfriend, Cathriona White, was found dead in her home on Monday night.
Calling the 30-year-old his "sweet Cathriona," Carrey says he is "deeply saddened."
"She was a truly kind and delicate Irish flower, too sensitive for this soil, to whom loving and being loved was all that sparkled," the 53-year-old actor told ET in a statement, shared through his publicist, Marleah Leslie. "My heart goes out to her family and friends and to everyone who loved and cared about her."
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Carrey met White in 2012 and the two dated on and off for the last few years. "We have all been hit with a lightning bolt," he continued.
White was found unresponsive by her friend, who then called 911. She was pronounced dead at the scene and police confirm a note was also found there. Officials tell ET she may have died of a possible overdose. Her cause of death is being investigated as a suicide and an autopsy is likely.
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