Jim Carrey has responded to a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the estranged husband of his ex-girlfriend, calling it a "heartless" attempt to exploit him and vowed to fight the case.Mark Burton of Portland sued Carrey in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday, accusing the actor of providing the prescription drugs his wife Cathriona White used to overdose in September 2015.In case you're doing your homework on first-time Oscars host Seth Mac Farlane before Sunday's big awards show, we've created a handy crib sheet.
"What a terrible shame," Carrey wrote in a statement.
The wrongful death lawsuit contends Carrey improperly obtained prescriptions for Ambien and the powerful opioid oxycodone under the alias Arthur King.
The suit accuses Carrey of giving White the medications days before she was found dead in one of Carrey'shomes.
"I really hope that some day soon people will stop trying to profit from this and let her rest in peace." Carrey is known for such movies as "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," ''The Truman Show," and "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective." Coroner's officials ruled the 30-year-old makeup artist's death a suicide. A coroner's official told reporters that the pair were separated and planned to divorce, however Burton's attorney Michael Avenatti declined to characterize their relationship beyond saying they were legally married at the time of White's death.
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