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February 01, 2018 10:22 AM

The lawsuit filed against Jim Carrey over the death of his girlfriend Cathriona White has been dismissed.

The actor will no longer face a civil trial over White’s 2015 suicide, PEOPLE has confirmed.

The actor was sued for wrongful death in September 2016 by White’s estranged husband Mark Burton, and her mother Brigid Sweetman.

Sweetman and Burton claimed that Carrey obtained the drugs that White used to kill herself under a false name, and provided them to her despite knowing she was prone to depression and had previously attempted suicide. Furthermore, they allege that Carrey gave White “three STDs without warning her.”

Carrey filed a countersuit in 2017, claiming the lawsuits were an attempt to extort the actor.

BACKGRID

According to the motion in Los Angeles, White altered her friend’s Planned Parenthood files to trick Carrey into believing that she did not have STDs before meeting him. Using a 2013 negative test result from her friend, White allegedly backdated the form to 2011 and presented the form to Carrey as her own.

Carrey’s attorney Raymond Boucher asked the court to compel Burton to provide White’s STD test results. The actor’s legal team concluded that the 2011 document, showing that White was clear of STDs before she met Carrey, had been forged.

White, 30, overdosed on prescription pills in September 2015, and was found with a note addressed to Carrey, according to her autopsy report.

Carrey, 53, and White, an Ireland native, first met on a film set in 2012 and had been dating on and off ever since.

After her death, Carrey issued an emotional note saying he’s “deeply saddened by the passing of my sweet Cathriona.” He added, “She was a truly kind and delicate Irish flower, too sensitive for this soil, to whom loving and being loved was all that sparkled.”

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