Wow, what a shocker, Brittany Murphy who leapt to stardom in Clueless, died of cardiac arrest today. Poor girl, she was only 32. Her mother had found her unconscious in the shower, according to a report by TMZ. The actress was 32.
It is reported that a call went out to 911 from Murphy’s Los Angeles home at 8 a.m. Attempts to revive her were not successful. A spokesperson for Cedars Sinai Medical Center confirmed to PEOPLE that Murphy died at the facility Sunday at 10:04 a.m.
The actress’s rep, Nicole Perna, said in a statement Sunday afternoon, “In this time of sadness, the family thanks you for your love and support. It is their wish that you respect their privacy.”
The Scorpio girl, who was full of passion and life, was previously engaged to Jeff Kwatinetz, CEO of the Hollywood talent agency The Firm, in 2004. She also dated Ashton Kutcher briefly and married Director, Simon Monjack.
On Sunday Kutcher Tweeted, “see you on the other side kid … 2day the world lost a little piece of sunshine. My deepest condolences go out 2 Brittany’s family, her husband, & her amazing mother Sharon.”
Really really sad, she was so funny and so pretty. Thoughts and prayers go out to the family.