Renee Zellweger, Jenny McCarthy, More
The rocky road of love. jim carreyThe dating history of is filled with high-profile celebrities, from Renee Zellweger at Jenny McCarthy.
the Yes man the actor has been married twice: to Melissa Womer from 1987 to 1995 and Lauren Holly from 1996 to 1997. Carrey shares daughter Jane, who competed on american idol in 2012, with his first wife.
After his second divorce, the Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind the star left with Zellweger, with whom he worked on the 2000s Me, myself and Irene. The duo were briefly engaged but never made it down the aisle.
“She was special to me, very special. I think she’s adorable,” the Golden Globe winner said of his ex during a July 2020 interview on The Howard Stern Show. “I’m not sorry, I don’t have these things. But I appreciate the people who have passed through my life for the good they have brought me… but I don’t miss anyone, it’s not that kind of situation. It’s just my way of saying, ‘There was something very important there’ and acknowledging it.”
At the time, nearly two decades after he and the Bridget Jones Diary the actress called him, Carrey confessed that he considers her “the great love of [his] life.” Zellweger, for his part, had previously reflected on his “unexpected” connection with the Memoirs and Disinformation writer.
“It was just a very natural thing to want to be around each other,” she said. Weekly entertainment in June 2000. “And we didn’t see each other for a few months after we finished the movie – or even really talk – and I just noticed his absence in a significant way. It was just like, ‘Wow, I miss him really.’
After separating from Judy star, Carrey sparked a long-term relationship with McCarthy in 2005 after his divorce from John Asher. the old See co-host and director welcomed their son Evan in 2002.
the Truman show alum and Cry 3 the actress had been together for five years before We Weekly confirmed their split in April 2010. “I’m so grateful for the years that Jim and I shared,” McCarthy said. We in a statement at the time. “I will continue to be in his daughter’s life and will always hold Jim as a leading man in my heart.”
Shortly before their split, McCarthy opened up about why she and Carrey didn’t feel pressured to get married.
“We say ‘never,’ but I don’t know,” she said We in February 2010. “Maybe for tax purposes someday when we’re old.”
Things between the former couple quickly became complicated, as the masked singer personality claimed that her son felt abandoned by Carrey.
“I tried to ask [Jim] several times [to see Evan] because my son is still asking,” she said on The Howard Stern Show in June 2012. “I think sometimes people need to take a real break from each other. …but I still love him. I think you can love people from a distance and respect them. But as a mother, you just hope that when you have a relationship with someone, it has nothing to do with the child when you break up.
At the time, the Almighty Bruce the actor said We in a statement that he still cared deeply for Evan, noting, “I will always do what I believe is in the best interest of Evan’s well-being. It is unfortunate that Evan’s privacy is not consideration. I love Evan very much and will always miss him.
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