Jim’s Iso­lated Life

LIFE has changed for Jim Car­rey, but he’s still look­ing for love.

People (South Africa) - - #Peoplespotted - BY AN­GELA BEKIARIS

“ISPEND a lot of time by my­self,” says Hol­ly­wood ac­tor Jim Car­rey, whose life got flipped up­side down three years ago when his girl­friend over­dosed on pre­scrip­tion med­ca­tion.

It’s been a rough few years for the co­me­dian, who ac­cord­ing to sources seems to be in a rut th­ese days. With friends, fam­ily and even fans wor­ried about the star and his emo­tional well­be­ing, the ac­tor ad­mit­ted that he is liv­ing most of his days alone.

“You could de­scribe my home life as an iso­lated life,” the ac­tor re­vealed dur­ing a re­cent in­ter­view with Ra­dio Times. “I spend a lot of time by my­self, but I like be­ing by my­self, so it’s okay. That might be strange to some peo­ple, but I en­joy it.”

Car­rey, who was in­volved in a wrong­ful death law­suit launched by the fam­ily of ex Cathri­ona White, fol­low­ing her

sui­cide in 2015, says, “I love to read and I en­joy paint­ing and work­ing on sculp­tures

[in my free time]. And I date.”

White’s fam­ily ac­cused Car­rey of hav­ing caused her death and of giv­ing her an

STD – which she her­self had sued him for be­fore her sud­den pass­ing. A Cal­i­for­nia judge dis­missed the suit ear­lier this year, but Car­rey, who’s strug­gled with clin­i­cal de­pres­sion in the past, still isn’t his nor­mal self. Dur­ing an in­ter­view last year he said, “At this point, I don’t have de­pres­sion. There is not an ex­pe­ri­ence of de­pres­sion. I had that for years, but now, when the rain comes, it rains, but it doesn’t stay. It doesn’t stay long enough to im­merse me and drown me any­more.” But no one is con­vinced! “Jim Car­rey is def­i­nitely su­per de­pressed and I am wor­ried about it,” one fan wrote on Twit­ter. “It’s sad that peo­ple laugh at Jim Car­rey way too much that no one re­alises he’s de­pressed too. I hope some­one takes co­me­di­ans se­ri­ously too,” wrote an­other. But de­spite spend­ing most of his time alone, the ac­tor has re­vealed that he is try­ing to

date. Twice mar­ried Car­rey, who has dated celebri­ties like Renée Zell­weger and Jenny

McCarthy, says he is qui­etly dat­ing again. The co­me­dian has kept his pri­vate life out of the head­lines since the tragedy, choos­ing to con­cen­trate on his love for art, but af­ter be­ing un­lucky in love for many years the 56-year-old re­vealed he’s still look­ing.

And he’s keep­ing busy too. Car­rey’s new quirky drama se­ries, Kid­ding, in which he plays the de­pressed host of a kids TV show, is a hit and last month he also ac­cepted the Char­lie Chap­lin Bri­tan­nia Award for Ex­cel­lence in Com­edy.

Jim and Cathri­ona White

Seen ar­riv­ing at Jimmy Kim­mel Live in Los An­ge­les

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