In the wrongful death suit, filed Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court, Mark Burton accuses “The Mask” star Carrey of illegally obtaining “highly addictive and, in this case deadly” drugs under the name Arthur King, then giving them to White, subsequently causing her death.
Burton claims that Carrey did so, despite knowing that White “was ill-equipped to ingest and manage highly addictive drugs outside the care of a licensed physician,” as well as knowing that White was prone to depression and had previously tried to kill herself.
Also Read: Jim Carrey Blasts Release of Girlfriend's Autopsy Report: 'What a Shame' According to the suit, the coroner determined that White took her own life via an overdose of drugs including Ambien, Propranolol and Percocet, which “had been obtained by defendant Carrey under a bogus name — ‘Arthur King.'” Also Read: Jim Carrey's Girlfriend Found Dead at 28 of Apparent Suicide The suit goes on to accuse Carrey of sending a bogus text message to White, after she had already died, “pretending as though he had misplaced the Drugs and insinuating White may have taken them from Carrey without his knowledge” in order to cover his tracks.
Also Read: Jim Carrey Attends Funeral, Carries Casket of Late Girlfriend Cathriona White The suit further alleges that Carrey attempted to paint himself as a “grieving, good guy” by offering to pay for White’s funeral expenses in Ireland, but “never paid a dime of funeral expenses” and backed out of his promise after finding that White left a “minimal amount of money to her family.” The Welsh guitarist and lyricist for the Manic Street Preachers missed a flight for a U.S.
In 2008, he was declared "presumed dead."