"I can confirm that yes it's true, we are dating," she told reporters on the red carpet. Carrey first gained recognition in 1990 after landing a recurring role in the sketch comedy television series In Living Color.Carrey, who first met White in 2012, also released a statement following her passing."I am shocked and deeply saddened by the passing of my sweet Cathriona," the 53-year-old actor said in a statement to E! "She was a truly kind and delicate Irish flower, too sensitive for this soil, to whom loving and being loved was all that sparkled.
His family's financial struggles made it difficult for them to support Carrey's ambitions.We have all been hit with a lightning bolt." Carrey and White -- a makeup artist and photographer who hailed from Tipperary, Ireland -- were first linked together in 2012, when they were spotted walking on the beach in Malibu, California on Sept. Still, the two obviously kept in touch and continued to date on and off over the next few years.On March 8, 2015, they were spotted having dinner together at Katsuya restaurant in Brentwood, California, prompting many to believe they had reignited their relationship.Mc Carthy, who dated the 50-year-old comedian for more than five years, says Carrey -- who has spoken publicly before about his lifelong struggle with depression -- has completely turned his back on Mc Carthy's autistic son Evan, 10, following their 2010 split. But as a mother, you just hope when you have a relationship with someone, it has nothing to do with the child when you break up." PHOTOS: Rebound romances Added the former model (who also revealed she lets Evan watch her ex's films), "I tell [Evan] that someday you'll cross paths, meet again. "Hopefully you get happier [over time], and I am so much happier." PHOTOS: Playboy's sexiest celebrity models Contributing to Mc Carthy's happiness?PHOTOS: Shocking celeb breakups "I've tried to ask [Jim] numerous times [to see Evan], because my son still asks," the host, 39, told Stern, adding that Evan tells her he misses Carrey "almost weekly." Mc Carthy revealed that, while she doesn't feel like she can communicate with Carrey herself, she's gone through "channels" in an attempt to convince the actor to talk to her son. Her new relationship with Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher. News recently that the model and NFL player are indeed a couple.