Well, this was a little more severe than we expected from  Jim Carrey .

The  Sonic The Hedgehog star released sort of memoir last week with an unusual twist: it’ s fictional? Yes, perhaps inspired simply by comedy legend  Andy Kaufman , whom this individual portrayed in the 1999 biopic  Man On The Celestial satellite , Carrey decided he’d do his tell-all being a novel — leaving everybody to guess what was plus wasn’ t actually accurate.

So that simply leaves us in an awkward place when we learn that in  Memoirs and False information: A Novel , co-written by  Dana Vachon , Carrey apparently believes ex-girlfriend  René electronic Zellweger their “ last great adore. ”

Related: That period Renee Apparently Revealed Among Her Exes Was Privately Gay

The two  did certainly fall in love in actual life, meeting on the set of  Me, Myself, & Irene plus dating for about a year right after.

Jim Carrey and Renee Zellweger went out with for about a year from close to December 1999 to Dec 2000 Jim Carrey and René e Zellweger dated for about a year through around December 1999 in order to December 2000. / (c) WENN

But is the fact that how he feels regarding the  Bridget Jones star? That will she’ s his “ great love”? In a  Howard Stern interview this week he or she opened up about the quote, recognizing its partial truth.

Howard asked your pet about writing in his guide that “ the great like of my life was René e Zellweger, ” and responded:

“ She certainly was special to me, quite special. I think she’ s i9000 lovely. ”

Howard pressed, nevertheless , asking if Jim sensed René e was “ the one that got away. ” But the comedic icon managed to get clear he didn’ to mean it quite this way, not in the wistful, yearning sense, explaining:

“ I actually don’ t regret. We don’ t have those techniques, but I do appreciate the some people that have come through my life for that good that they gave me… But I don’ capital t pine for anybody. It’ t not that kind of scenario. It’ s just our way of saying there was an essential thing there and to notice that. ”

Speaking of people that came via his life, Carrey furthermore spoke to Howard in regards to a relationship much earlier in the career which he produces about in the book, with singer  Linda Ronstadt .

Linda Ronstadt in 1991 Linda Ronstadt in 1991. and (c) Joseph Marzullo/WENN

He was still carrying out standup when he fulfilled the  Don’ to Know Much singer at a gig plus “ immediately adored” the girl. He recalled:

“ The girl came up and she mentioned, ‘ Wow, you’ lso are really good. Would you like to come on the street with me? ’ And I stated, ‘ No, but I’ ll go out with you. ‘”

Dang, that’ s bold. However it worked!

“ I was quitting a gig, which I required. I had no money. She type of screwed up her encounter and she said, ‘ OKAY. ‘”

Ronstadt was 15 many years his senior as he was obviously a mere 21 years old at that time, but he says the May-December thing was not anything strange for them:

“ It may possess seemed like some boy-toy type of situation to somebody taking a look at it from the outside, but the girl treated me with amazing respect. She loved our talent and respected the talent. We used to spend time together and she’ m say, ‘ You’ lso are going to be where We are. You’ re going to handle all this stuff I’ ve dealt with. ‘”

Ultimately he the relationship “ a beautiful 8 months. ”

“ The two of us knew it wasn’ big t going to be forever, yet I have such respect on her. She’ s just an amazing human being. ”

Watch the job interview snippet for yourself (below):

Good way he speaks regarding his past relationships, it truly sounds like Carrey is in an excellent place right now. Or to know, maybe it’ s almost all fiction??

You are able to read  Memoirs plus Misinformation   plus decide for yourself where the reality lies…