Brittany Murphy, Star Of “Clueless”, Dies At Age Of 32

Brittany Murphy.  Photo:

Brittany Murphy. Photo:

Brittany Murphy, the star of such movies as “Clueless” and “8 Mile” has died at the age of 32.

TMZ reports that Brittany went into cardiac arrest earlier this morning at the house of her husband Simon Monjack and could not be revived.

The two were having marital problems as of late.  She was transported to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center where she was pronounced D.O.A. (Dead On Arrival.)

I don’t want to speculate what caused a 32 year old woman to go into cardiac arrest, but Brittany had battles with her own demons, and that will be revealed shortly enough.

It’s safe to say right now, Hollywood is stunned, but not surprised.-Dr.FB

Ashton Kutcher just released a statement via his Twitter account:

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.

Alyssa Milano commented as well: Brittney Murphy and I did a USO Tour together in 2003. ♥ She was a sweet soul, with a lot of talent and heart.

Eliza Dushku My heart aches having just learned of Brittany Murphy’s death. We were friends time-to-time thru the yrs. I always admired her pure spirit.

Lindsay Lohan My deepest condonlences go out to all of Brittany Murphy’s loved ones& may she rest in peace….She was a great talent w/a beautiful soul xo

Update: TMZ is reporting her mother found her unconscious in the shower and when paramedics arrived, they determined she was in full cardiac arrest.

The L.A. Coroner office will be picking up her body later today and doing a full investigation on what caused her death.



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  • ferofeline
    Posted at 02:01h, 21 December

    Wasnt she the girl penguins voice in Happy Feet? She was going through marital problems, that could explain a stress induced cardiac arrest. Why so young! Tears

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    Damn drugs.

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  • LexAve456
    Posted at 19:26h, 20 December

    OMG! I am totally shocked with this news. She’s just a couple of years older than me, she should not be gone this soon. I really digged her performance in 8 Mile. I pray for her family with this sad and tragic loss.

  • LadyFingers607
    Posted at 19:13h, 20 December

    32 yrs. old.. Too soon and too sad. No matter what demons pursued her, may loving Angels guide her to eternal peace.

  • nadia
    Posted at 18:49h, 20 December

    this must be a mothers nightmare 2 find ur child dead… tss it is always 2 soon to go but 32 years is just wrong!

  • Jess
    Posted at 18:00h, 20 December

    That’s really freaking sad. First MJ now this! I think the end of the world is coming.

  • PurpleTrekkie
    Posted at 17:27h, 20 December

    damn, that is too young to go!

    what an awful year…. MJ, Farrah, etc.
    And the actress who played Olivia on Seame Street just died, too..

    May she RIP.. 🙁

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  • dj j scratch
    Posted at 16:11h, 20 December

    MAN!!!! R.I.P…

  • nancy b
    Posted at 15:48h, 20 December

    So sad. RIP Brittany.
    Doc thanks for working so hard to keep us all informed. Happy Holidays!

  • Shalon
    Posted at 15:22h, 20 December

    Demons seem so much more powerful when you have money.

    I hope she is at peace now.

  • Moni
    Posted at 15:21h, 20 December

    OMG!! Thats so sad ;_;. She was Tai in Clueless. I loved that movie too!

  • Eric The Magnificent
    Posted at 15:10h, 20 December

    Wasn’t she engaged to Ashton Kutcher a couple years back? Clueless was is my youth man. What is going on?

  • Crown Rocker
    Posted at 15:08h, 20 December

    OMG is right. This is sad sad sad.

  • Suzie
    Posted at 15:08h, 20 December

    I can’t believe it. Brittany was a beautiful and talented actress. So young, so sad. My condolences to her family.

  • Em Lover
    Posted at 15:08h, 20 December

    I loved her in 8 Mile. 32 years old? What a shame.

  • OMG
    Posted at 15:07h, 20 December

    OMG. how sad. 🙁

  • dreamer2
    Posted at 15:03h, 20 December

    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!! I loved her as an actress how sad!

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