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Brittany Murphy Dies at 32 2009-12-20 11:04:25

Brittany Murphy Dies at 32

Brittany Murphy passed away this morning, according to a developing story on TMZ. There was a 911 call placed at around 8 a.m. from her husband Simon Monjack's home. The cause of death was cardiac arrest. Brittany was 32 years old. According to TMZ's sources, she was found in the shower by her mother.

This is such a sad story — we'll update with any further details. Our thoughts are with her loved ones; rest in peace, Brittany.

Update: Her friend and ex Ashton Kutcher twittered his condolences, saying: "2day the world lost a little piece of sunshine. My deepest condolences go out 2 Brittany’s family, her husband, & her amazing mother Sharon. see you on the other side kid."

Update: Her rep released the following statement: "In this time of sadness, the family thanks you for your love and support. It is their wish that you respect their privacy."

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lil-lily-xxxx lil-lily-xxxx 7 years
what beautiful woman its sad i love u brittany
Monique-Marie427757 Monique-Marie427757 7 years
I saw this on the cover of a magazine and I could not believe that she died. I thought she was a eally good actress. I wonder what was wrong with her for her to die at such a young age.
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 7 years
I agree -- it's awfully odd (and sad) for a 32-year old to die from cardiac arrest. May she rest in peace.
sourcherry sourcherry 7 years
Oh my God, I can't believed it! This is so sad... I've always liked her and wished she'd make more movies... It's tragic when someone dies this young... RIP
juliarose23 juliarose23 7 years
this is so sad, she was a beloved talent!
Soniabonya Soniabonya 7 years
I was shocked when I heard the news yesterday. 32 is so young and to die from cardiac arrest. I just hope the autopsy puts many of our suspicions to rest and that it was just natural causes. R.I.P Brittany. Laugh and smile wherever you are.
Janne Janne 7 years
I can't believe, it's so sad. She was really, really young. And it's awful that the media is destroying her name.
Cris1192 Cris1192 7 years
I don't even know what to say.
Briandiesel Briandiesel 7 years
That's just so sad. She seemed like such a sweet girl but troubled recently I think. I loved all of her movies!
Marlowe Marlowe 7 years
The news came as a shock.This was so unexpected.Its very sad. R.I.P.
melissaS melissaS 7 years
so young...i'm shocked... RIP
redchick152 redchick152 7 years
so how weird is this.... just on saturday i was flipping thru channels and landed on Happy Feet. i couldn't remember who voiced Mumble's penguin girlfriend, so after thinking about it i remembered that it was her! then i started thinking about what she was up to lately, b/c its been awhile since she's been in anything. its always so sad and shocking when someone so young dies. i'm curious to find out what caused the cardiac arrest, but RIP Brittany. and i don't care what anyone says...Clueless was an epic movie for the 90's!! :)
magda_ooo magda_ooo 7 years
so sad... i think she was great and beautiful actress...
rocksteady93 rocksteady93 7 years
RIP, Brittany. God.. I'm shoked,this is so so sad :(
Cherrylicious Cherrylicious 7 years
Very sad! RIP
Gwen-G Gwen-G 7 years
I'm in shock...RIP
Sarana Sarana 7 years
It's always sad when people die this young. I think it may have had to do with drugs and or an eating disorder but hope it was a natural cause (ie not drug related). I find the twitter thing very disrespectful, especially the text speak. When you're giving condolences use real words please.
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