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Jim Carrey permitted to use ex-girlfriend Cathriona White’s medical records in wrongful death trial

New York Daily News logo New York Daily News 8/9/2017 NICOLE BITETTE

Jim Carrey has been granted the use of his ex-girlfriend Cathriona White's medical records in the wrongful death trial surrounding her suicide.

The actor's legal team was able to secure the use of her records in an attempt to prove that Carrey did not obtain the prescription drugs that White used to kill herself and also to detail her history with the depression, The Telegraph reported.

White's mother and ex-husband are suing the 55-year-old actor, claiming he used his "wealth, influence and celebrity status," to obtain the prescription medication that led to the makeup artist's fatal overdose in Sept. 2015. Jim Carrey’s legal team was granted permission to use his late ex-girlfriend Cathriona White’s medical records in an upcoming wrongful death trial. - Richard Shotwell/Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP © Provided by New York Daily News Jim Carrey’s legal team was granted permission to use his late ex-girlfriend Cathriona White’s medical records in an upcoming wrongful death trial. - Richard Shotwell/Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP

A lawyer for Carrey, Raymond Boucher, stated that White had breast augmentation surgery earlier that month and was prescribed oxycodone.

"We want to be able to establish that Mr Carrey absolutely did not transmit any herpes and he did not give her his pain medication and she could access her own," he said in court documents, according to The Telegraph.

White's medical records would also reveal if she had sexually transmitted diseases prior to her relationship with Carrey.

Her family claims "The Mask" star transmitted herpes 1 and herpes 2 to the actress.

Carrey has not publicly commented on the suit in the years since his former love's death, only once taking to social media to write "When you stand solidly with those who bring love and goodwill to the world, every challenge makes you stronger, deeper and more creative," in Oct. 2016.

The trial is scheduled to begin in April.

Last week, a documentary was shared on Vimeo, which detailed Carrey's obsession with painting. It is unclear when it was filmed.

In the six-minute video, he described how he turned to art after heartbreak.

"Six years ago, at a time when I was trying to heal a broken heart, I thought: 'You know, maybe I'll paint," he says in the video referencing his split from Jenny McCarthy.

"You can tell my inner life by the darkness in some of them," he continued. "You can tell what I want by the brightness in some of them."

For more on the legal wrangling, watch below (via ETOnline.com) 

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