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Brittany Murphy: Dead at 32 From Cardiac Arrest

Brittany Murphy: Dead at 32 From Cardiac Arrest

Actress Brittany Murphy died of cardiac arrest on Sunday morning at the age of 32.

TMZ reports Brittany‘s mom discovered her unconscious in the shower.

The Associated Press reports that the Los Angeles Fire Department then responded to a 911 call from the home of screenwriter Simon Monjack, Brittany‘s husband. She was pronounced dead at Cedars Sinai Medical Center.

Brittany has starred in many films such as Clueless, 8 Mile and Riding in Cars with Boys.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Brittany‘s family and friends.

UPDATE: Brittany‘s family via her rep says, “The sudden loss of our beloved Brittany is a terrible tragedy. She was our daughter, our wife, our love and a shining star. We ask you to respect our privacy at this time.”

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  • andrea

    such a shame

  • Erika

    R.i.p Brittany Murphy <3

  • Bianca

    RIP, Brittany. Girl, Interrupted, Don’t Say A Word, Riding In Cars With Boys and Sin City were truly masterpieces. I think I’m speaking in the name of all members of when I say that we are truly sorry to hear this news.

  • Eric D. Midget

    Rest in Peace….Luv ya.

  • Dani

    This is so sad… RIP

    She was a great artist..

  • Sunja

    So sad. I loved her movies.

  • Sarah

    I can’t believe this. She was so young and beautiful.
    RIP Brittany.

  • Lola

    OMG I can’t believe!

  • Erika

    Det er så synd at en person på bare 32 år dør på denne måten.
    Verden mistet litt av sitt solskinn idag!
    Hvil i fred <3

    Love from Norway

  • chrissi

    so so sad. at a time where were meant to be celebrating. this is just too tragic

  • Amanda Dubs

    She was so young.

  • dory

    :(:(:(:(:( R.I.P.

  • Dina

    WOW! RIP

  • niki

    f÷ckin cant believe it:(((((((((((((

  • Lyla

    I will always love her this is so sad =(

  • n a t h i i .

    RIP Brittany . we’ll never forget ya.

  • heat

    RIP Britt <3

  • Erika

    Det er så synd at en person på 32 år dør på denne måten.
    Verden mistet litt av sitt solskinn i dag!
    Hvil i fred <3

    Love from Norway

  • elodie

    OMG =( =(

  • beng

    so sad…. we’ll miss you

  • Michele

    Wow I can’t believe it :(
    R.I.P Brittany Murphy.

  • sweetie

    She was way too young. Incredibly sad. :-( My heart goes out to her family and friends.


    oh my god
    i can’t believe
    i’m sorry for your family

  • Marta

    too young, i’m shocked.


    omg I can’t belive it this is so sad…

  • Luciana

    Still can’t believe this.

  • MAC

    I’m speechless
    so young, words cannot express how sad i am right now

  • Elisa

    omg this is so sad she was so young and with a future ahead =(
    I’m sorry for her family

  • foamy

    Why couldnt it have been megan fox damn it! This girl was a good actress! Such saddness in her eyes and she looked so fragile! DAMN YOU HOLLYWOOD! How many actors have died in teh last three years now from the king of pop to the joker and on

  • sooo

    effing sad to young
    too crazy

  • jdub

    thats a damn shame. its soo sad when you dont hear much about the celebrity right before they die. so random. its not like she was in the tabloids a lot or something like that.

    RIP Brittany Murphy

  • Jen

    She definitely died too young. RIP Brittany.

  • spanishgil

    RIP Brittany…………. so young…….so sad :(

    My thoughts and prayers are with her family

  • joy

    Rest in Peace. She was a funny actress.

  • go sox

    How incredibly sad. Just a beautiful sweet young woman. There are no words. My prayers go out to her family. Just another reminder that we should never take life or the ones we love for granted. You never know what can happen tomorrow.

  • ugly

    this is really sad :(

    RIP, Brittany

  • russian girl

    it is horrible and so so sad=(((
    I’m really sorry for her family

  • brit

    It’s so sad, and so sudden…R.I.P Britt!

  • Karo

    WTF???!!!!!!!! no way…. it can’t be possible… 32?!! a brilliant life ahead… such a great and funny actress… omg… rest in peace Brittany Murphy, you will be missed….. this is so sad, really. have no words.

  • Gabriella

    OMG!! that has got to be a lie…

  • Al

    So sad…..She was a great actress and had a great personality.

  • fresh

    SO sad. RIP

  • Just Interested

    OMG NO!
    NO WAY :O

  • mairy

    Sorry Brittany

  • em

    I can’t believe it. RIP :(

  • Biago

    just last week i was seeing her movie Deadline..ironic much?

  • the african darkside

    She seemed,at least on camera,to be a very,very nice and average person. Rip,ms murphy.

  • Zewdy

    @Erika: Hon är i himmelen nu med alla andra änglar, tHINK IT IS RLY SAD TO DIE AT 32!!! It just shows death can happen whenever to whomever, Love Sweden/Sverige <3!

  • Meela

    Oh my gosh, this is terrible! I still cannot believe it. This is so tragic. My deepest condolences to her family and may she rest in peace. :(

  • AutumnM

    WHAT! I’m shocked so sad