Hollywood's Brittany dies

Actress, 32, suffered heart attack

Hollywood's Brittany dies


Los Angeles city firefighters responded to a medical call at about 8 am on Sunday from the home the actress shared with her husband, British screenwriter Simon Monjack, The Los Angeles Times reported.

The Atlanta-born actress had apparently collapsed in a bathroom and the firefighters made several unsuccessful attempts to revive Murphy on the way to Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre. But two hours later, she was pronounced dead by the hospital.
Hollywood stars expressed their grief over the sudden demise of the American beauty on the micro-blogging website Twitter.
“Today the world lost a little piece of sunshine. My deepest condolences go out to Brittany’s family, her husband, ans her amazing mother Sharon. See you on the other side, kid,” Murphy’s ex-lover and “Just Married” co-star Ashton Kutcher wrote on his Twitter page.

“My deepest condolences go out to all of Brittany Murphy’s loved ones and may she rest in peace. ... She was a great talent w/a beautiful soul xo,” Lindsay Lohan tweeted on her page.
The Los Angeles police are investigating the cause of Murphy’s death, said Officer Norma Eisenman.
However, no foul play is indicated in the case as Murphy was taking prescription drugs for a variety of medical ailments . According to a corner’s official an autopsy is planned for Tuesday.

The American beauty started her Hollywood career at the young age of 14 starring as Brenda Drexell in the series “Drexell’s Class”. She acted in a number of successful films including “Girl, Interrupted” (1999), “Don’t Say a Word” (2001), “8 Mile” (2002) and “Uptown Girls” (2003).

Murphy’s father Angelo Bertolotti shocked by her daughter’s sudden and tragic death said: “It just doesn’t make sense to me. As we speak I am staring at a picture of her. I just can’t believe it. Can’t convince myself she’s gone.”

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