Actress Brittany Murphy dead at 32
Los Angeles, California (CNN) — Actress Brittany Murphy has died, Los Angeles police and hospital officials said Sunday. She was 32.
Murphy was pronounced dead at 10:04 a.m. PT Sunday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, hospital spokeswoman Sally Stewart told CNN Radio.
No other details were immediately available.
Murphy starred in several movies, including “Clueless,” “Don’t Say a Word,” and “8 Mile.” She also voiced the character Luanne on the animated TV series “King of the Hill.”
“In this time of sadness, the family thanks you for your love and support,” Murphy’s publicist, Nicole Perna, said in a statement. “It is their wish that you respect their privacy.”
Murphy is survived by her husband, Simon Monjack, whom she married in 2007.
Fans took to Murphy’s official Facebook page Sunday to issue their condolences.
“She was a great actress and was going to go far in her career! She will be greatly missed!” read one post.
Murphy’s former boyfriend and “Just Married” co-star Ashton Kutcher posted his reaction to the news via Twitter.
“2day the world lost a little piece of sunshine. My deepest condolences go out 2 Brittany’s family, her husband, & her amazing mother Sharon,” Kutcher posted.
He added later: “see you on the other side kid.”