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Did Brittany Murphy Commit Suicide? Drug Overdose Rumors, Death Cause And Family

The truth behind the death of Actress and singer, did Brittany Murphy commit suicide? 

American Actress and singer Brittany Anne Murphy-Monjack died mysteriously on December 2009.

Murphy was famous for her role in the 1995 comedy films Clueless, Freeway (1996), Bongwater (1998), and the 2003 Drama series Uptown Girls.

Murphy’s fans are curious to know if she committed suicide, drug overdose rumors, and her family.

Did Brittany Murphy Commit Suicide?

The world was shocked when the death of Actress and singer Brittany Murphy suddenly hit the internet. Murphy left the world at 32, right before Christmas in 2009.

On December 2009, Brittany was found collapsed on the bathroom floor in her home.

She lived with her husband, Simon, and her mother, Sharon. Murphy was taken to the hospital at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. She was pronounced dead later at 10 am.

Investigation of her death began immediately, and many people claimed that Murphy Committed Suicide.

Those rumors are false, as Murphy died of her medical condition.

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Brittany Murphy Death Cause and Drug Overdose Rumors

A two-part documentary series, What Happened, Brittany Murphy? HBO Max released it on October 14, revealing full details of Murphy’s death.

The documentary shows that Murphy rose to fame during a hard time in Hollywood. The 1990s & 2000s were a time of extreme misogynist media.

In the series, one of Murphy’s friends revealed her desire to change hair color and lose body weight after some Hollywood executives told her she was “not fuckableā€ enough to sign a lead role.

All the negative comments left Murphy with insecurities and vulnerability. She met Simon Monjack, a manipulative con artist according to the series, and was influenced by his charms.

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Brittany Murphy’s half-brother breaks a decade of silence to blame her accidental death saying she was killed. (Source: Daily Mail)

Murphy and Simon got married in 2007. He started living together with Murphy and her mom.

Simon soon began isolating Murphy from her friends and shooting. He disconnected her phone lines, cut all excess to her, and took on the role of her agent, manager, and even makeup artist himself. In

In November 2009, Murphy was fired from her movies after Simon appeared

in her set intoxicated.

Later in December, Murphy collapsed in her bathroom and died a few hours later.

Simon and Murphy’s mother were living together even after her death.

Suspicion arose when Simon mentioned the needlessness of an autopsy report in Murphy’s case on Larry King’s life. The statement fueled a lot of conspiracy theories about Brittany’s death.

According to reports, Murphy, at 32, died of pneumonia with iron deficiency and an overdose of medical drugs.

Nearly Six months after Murphy’s death, her husband died on May 23, 2010, from the same reason, pneumonia and anemia.

Murphy Family Details 

Murphy was born to Father Angelo Bertolotti and Mother Sharon Murphy on November 10, 1977.

Angelo Bertolotti was of Italian descent, and her mother was half-Irish and half-Slovakian. Her parents got separated when she was just two years old.

Brittany Murphy
Brittany Murphy’s headstone reads Brittany Murphy Monjack – Our Precious Daughter, Wife, and Angel to All. She is buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Los Angeles. (Source: Daily Mail)

Her mother raised Murphy in Edison, New Jersey, with two elder brothers and a young sister.

Before being married to Simon Monjack In May 2007, Murphy was engaged to Joe Macaluso in 2005. However, the engagement ended in 2006.

Murphy also dated Actor Ashton Kutcher and talent manager Jeff Kwatinetz.

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