Report: Brittany Murphy Dead
The Internet is buzzing with reports that actress and singer Brittany Murphy has passed away. While this has not been officially confirmed yet, some sites are reporting that Murphy had a heart attack. It is not immediately known if drugs or other substances contributed to her death.
Murphy is best known for her roles in such films as 'Clueless', '8 Mile', 'Just Married' and 'Sin City' and many others. She was also featured in the long-running animated series 'King of the Hill' as the voice of Luanne Platter.
In 2006, Murphy was voted 36th in FHM's 100 Sexiest Women List, and in May of the same year, Maxim named Murphy #49 on its annual Hot 100 List.
Also in 2006, Murphy and Paul Oakenfold released a single that became a club hit, and reached number one on Billboard's Hot Dance Club Play chart. The song also charted at number seven on the UK singles chart in June of 2006. Murphy also provided several covers for the sound track to the movie 'Happy Feet'.
For a time the actress dated Ashton Kutcher, her co-star in the film 'Just Married'. In May 2007, Murphy married screenwriter Simon Monjack in a private ceremony.