Brittany Murphy (November 10, 1977 – December 20, 2009) was an American actress and singer. She starred in films such as Clueless, Girl, Interrupted, 8 Mile, Sin City and Riding in Cars with Boys. Brittany Murphy passed away on December 20, 2009.
As the investigation into the tragic death of Brittany Murphy continues, her mother Sharon Murphy and husband Simon Monjack are insisting the late actress died of natural causes rather than from drugs and an eating disorder.
In a recent interview, Monjack disclosed that his wife suffered from mitral valve prolapse, though her doctors weren’t concerned that the condition would be life-threatening.
It has been quite a year in the realm of celebrity gossip, with plenty of drama and action coming out of the entertainment industry. And as 2009 draws to a close, here are some of the biggest stories to come out of Tinseltown.
Tiger Woods’ Many Mistresses - While he ruled the world of professional golf, Tiger Woods was utterly defeated in the relationship department. News of his many affairs with as many as 14 (or more) mistresses has landed the golf stud in hot water with his wife as well as his sponsors. Woods has taken an indefinite leave from the PGA and hopes to reconcile with his wife Elin Nordegren, who has taken their kids to Sweden for Christmas.
It has been a terribly rough week for the family and friends of Brittany Murphy following her tragic death on Sunday morning. And as her funeral gets underway later today, there’s one person who won’t be in attendance - her father.
Angelo Bertolotti told press that he wasn’t invited to the funeral as he’s been estranged from the family for the past eight years.