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Brittany Murphy's final film to be released

March 18th, 2014 4:10am EDT
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Brittany Murphy's final film Something Wicked finally has a release date four years after her death.

The Clueless star passed away in 2009 and her final project will debut on 4 April (14) at the Regal Theater in Eugene, Oregon, the city where the movie was filmed.

Something Wicked is described as a "hauntingly seductive thriller about obsession and young love gone wrong," and Murphy appeared opposite One Tree Hill's Shantel VanSanten and Lords of Dogtown actor John Robinson.

The movie is slated to open in more theatres across the U.S. shortly after the premiere.

In 2011, Something Wicke...

Top 10 Most Ridiculous Celebrity Rumors of 2013

December 27th, 2013 3:00pm EST
Kim Kardashian
Being a celebrity has its ups and downs. You have the fame and fortune, the adoring fans and everything you could possible want – all the perks that come with being a star. But at the same time, you have to deal with gossip rags tabloids publishing crazy rumors about you and your relationships every day of your life. Maybe it’s just a small price to pay for the glitz and the glam? Sometimes, though, the rumors are far too absurd for anyone to actually believe.

Let’s take a look at the 10 most ridiculous celebrity rumors of the year:

Khloe Kardashian and Steve Martin are dating

Khloe Kard...

Brittany Murphy's Mom Slams 'Absurd' Poison Claims

November 25th, 2013 4:27pm EST
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Brittany Murphy's mother has penned an open letter publicly disputing claims the actress was poisoned.

Murphy passed away in 2009 and officials ruled her death was caused by pneumonia, anemia and excessive use of prescription medications.

Nevertheless, the case hit the headlines against last week after her father, Angelo Bertolotti, revealed high levels of "heavy metals" had been found in samples of the star's hair and tissue samples which he had independently analyzed.

Bertolotti alleged his daughter had been poisoned, but now Murphy's mother has publicly refuted his claims.


Brittany Murphy's mother blasts 'mad' poison claims

November 25th, 2013 12:20pm EST
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Brittany Murphy's mother claims reports suggesting her daughter was poisoned are "madness".
The '8 Mile' actress was found dead at home in December 2009 and the Los Angeles Coroner ruled her death was accidental, caused by acute pneumonia and anemia, with her husband Simon Monjack also succumbing to the same illnesses five months later.
The late star's father, Angelo Bertolotti, wasn't convinced by the findings and ordered a new toxicology report after sending samples of his daughter's hair for independent analysis, which supposedly showed the presence of 10 heavy metals commonly used in ra...

Father Believes Brittany Murphy Was Poisoned

November 19th, 2013 9:22am EST
Brittany Murphy
New toxicology reports allegedly suggest actress Brittany Murphy may have died from being poisoned. The star, 32, was found dead in her home in 2009.

The Los Angeles coroner ruled that her death was accidental and was caused by pneumonia and "iron deficiency anemia." Five months after Murphy's death, her 40-year-old husband, Simon Monjack, also died of pneumonia and anemia.

Dissastisfied with the coroner's findings, Murphy's father Angelo Bertolotti sent samples of his daughter's hair to be tested independently, according to the Huffington Post.

The new toxicology report revealed the pre...

New report suggests Brittany Murphy could have been poisoned

November 19th, 2013 3:20am EST
Brittany Murphy
Brittany Murphy's father believes the late actress could have been poisoned after new toxicology tests were carried out on her remains.

The Clueless star died in 2009 at the age of 32, and a coroner's report claimed Murphy's death was the result of pneumonia, anaemia and excessive use of prescription medications.

However, her father Angelo Bertolotti was not satisfied with the results, and in 2012 he filed suit against the Los Angeles Police Department and the Los Angeles Coroner's Office, asking officials to re-open the investigation.

Bertolotti requested his daughter's hair and tissue ...

Brittany's cause of death in question

November 18th, 2013 6:20pm EST
Brittany Murphy
Brittany Murphy's cause of death has come into question after new toxicology results allegedly suggest she may have been poisoned.
The '8 Mile' actress was found dead at home in 2009 and the Los Angeles Coroner ruled her death was accidental, caused by pneumonia and "iron deficiency anemia."
Five months later, the 32-year-old star's husband Simon Monjack, 40, also died of pneumonia and anemia.
Brittany's father Angelo Bertolotti wasn't convinced by the coroner's findings and The Huffington Post claims he ordered a new toxicology report after sending samples of his daughter's hair for inde...

Brittany Murphy's Final Film 'Something Wicked' Finally Completed

December 5th, 2012 8:13am EST
Brittany Murphy
Movie bosses have finally completed work on Brittany Murphy's last film, three years after her tragic death.

The Clueless star passed away in December 2009, shortly after she finished filming psychological thriller Something Wicked.

Murphy's sudden death prompted producers to put the project on hold, but post-production restarted earlier this year and the movie has now been completed, according to industry website

Executives behind the film are now seeking a distribution deal.

The movie, which also features One Tree Hill's Shantel VanSanten and Transformers actor John R...

Classic Comedy 'Clueless' Arrives On Blu-ray May 1

April 28th, 2012 6:54am EDT
Jane Austen might never have imagined that her 1816 novel "Emma" could be turned into a fresh and satirical look at ultra-rich teenagers in a Beverly Hills high school in "Clueless."

Cher (Alicia Silverstone) and Dionne (Stacey Dash), both named after "great singers of the past that now do infomercials," are pampered upper-class girls who care less about getting good grades than wearing the right clothes and being as popular as possible.

But Cher, who lives with her tough yet warm-hearted lawyer dad (Dan Hedaya) and hunky, sensitive stepbrother (Paul Rudd), also has an innate urge to help...

Brittany Murphy's Mom - The HOUSE Killed My Daughter

December 18th, 2011 1:00pm EST
Brittany Murphy's mother claims toxic mold found in Brittany's swanky Hollywood home killed her daughter AND her son-in-law ... and now she wants someone to pay.

Brittany died from from pneumonia in 2009 ... and 5 months later, her husband also passed away from the same ailment.

Sharon Murphy claims the people who built the house are to blame for the mold that caused their condition -- but according to a new lawsuit, Sharon alleges she was duped by her lawyers into giving up her rights to sue the builders for wrongful death.

Long story short -- Sharon says her lawyers convinced her to...

Biggest Celebrity Shockers

November 19th, 2011 3:00pm EST
Celebrities never seem to amaze us with their crazy antics, disastrous divorces, court hearings, quickie weddings, drug use…oh and of course their work, which is why we love them right? We are all fascinated when there is bad news raining on our favorite celebrities causing their faces to be splashed all over the headlines.

Here are a few of our favorite celebrity shockers:

Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore - Ashton and Demi are the latest couple to call it quits after an infidelity accusation that neither of them ever addressed directly. After six years of marriage, Demi finally kicked h...

Father To Release Tell-All About Brittany Murphy's Life & Death

September 22nd, 2011 8:34am EDT
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Brittany Murphy's father is set to reveal all about the star's stalker fears and what she wrote in her secret letters to him in a new book.

Angelo Bertolotti was always described as the actress' estranged father during her life, and his name was initially omitted from Murphy's death certificate - but he hopes his new tome, "Britt," will right wrongs and help fans understand just how troubled his daughter was in the months leading up to her death in December, 2009.

Co-writer Julia Davis tells WENN, "There was a lot of drama and many secrets in Britt's life, not of her own doing. For exampl...

Brittany Murphy's Father Plans To Write Tell-All Book

September 20th, 2011 9:33pm EDT
Brittany Murphy
Brittany Murphy's father is planning to write a tell-all book about his tragic daughter's life and death.

Angelo Bertolotti has teamed up with writer/producer Julia Davis on Britt.

She tells WENN, "The book will feature intimate details of Brittany's childhood, her rise to stardom and tragic death."

The Just Married actress died of pneumonia on December 20, 2009.

Brittany Murphy House Auction Postponed

January 31st, 2011 11:37pm EST
Brittany Murphy
Brittany Murphy's Hollywood Hills mansion has been temporarily removed from auction to allow the actress' mother extra time to offload the property on her own.

The Clueless star died suddenly in December 2009 after suffering a cardiac arrest at her California residence. Murphy's husband, screenwriter Simon Monjack, also passed away at the home just months later in May 2010.

The actress' mom, Sharon, who lived with the couple at the house, initially placed the property on the market last March, only to remove it from sale a month later.

The house went into foreclosure early in January, wi...

Brittany Murphy's House To Be Auctioned Off

January 30th, 2011 10:30am EST
Brittany Murphy
The Hollywood Hills home where Brittany Murphy and her husband Simon Monjack died within months of each other is set to be sold at auction on Monday morning.

The Clueless star died suddenly in December, 2009 after suffering a cardiac arrest at her California residence.

Murphy's devastated mother Sharon, who lived with the couple at the mansion, put the house on the market in March 2010 - only to remove it from sale a month later.

The family was hit with another tragedy when Murphy's husband Monjack passed away weeks later in May. Bizarrely, both husband and wife died of pneumonia combine...

The Television Balcony: 'Across The Hall'

January 2nd, 2011 3:12pm EST
Across The Hall
Since I'm on a bit of a Cold Case binge, I decided to use my next Television Balcony column to see what some of that show's castmembers were up to. That - and a free Amazon Video on Demand credit - led me to checking out Across The Hall, a tense thriller starring Danny Pino (better known as Det. Scotty Valens), Mike Vogel (Cloverfield) and the late Brittany Murphy (whose largest TV credit has to be her voicing Luanne Platter on King of the Hill).

The plot is simple enough (unsurprising, since it actually started as a short film). Terry (Pino) is at his breaking point, because he's sure...

2010 Year In Entertainment Review: May

January 1st, 2011 5:00pm EST
Lindsay Lohan
There were wedding bells this month for actors Seth Green and Clare Grant. Meanwhile, Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon sealed their love by renewing their wedding vows for the third time.

May was not such a happy month for former Bond girl Halle Berry who split from Gabriel Aubry after more than four years together, and "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" star David Boreanaz's marriage was plunged into crisis when he admitted cheating on his wife.

Several stars heard the pitter-patter of tiny feet this month - Monica Bellucci gave birth to her second daughter, Leonie, supermodel Claudia Schiffer deliv...

2010 Year In Entertainment Review: February

January 1st, 2011 11:00am EST
Jessica Simpson
February was marked by tragedy when celebrated fashion designer Alexander Mcqueen was found dead after hanging himself at his London home. Meanwhile, investigations into Michael Jackson's death in June, 2009 loomed as coroner's officials determined acute intoxication of powerful anaesthetic Propofol was the cause. The ruling prompted prosecutors to file involuntary manslaughter charges against his former doctor Conrad Murray.

Officials also ruled Brittany Murphy's death in December, 2009 was accidental and caused by pneumonia, aided by anemia and drug intoxication. Andrew Koenig's family c...

Mom Pretends Brittany Murphy Is Still Alive

December 22nd, 2010 8:18am EST
Brittany Murphy
Brittany Murphy's mother sometimes "pretends" the actress is still alive because she struggles to accept the star's "strange" passing a year after her death.

The "Clueless" star died suddenly on December 20, 2009, after suffering a cardiac arrest at her Hollywood Hills home and her widower, filmmaker Simon Monjack, passed away just five months later.

Both husband and wife died of pneumonia combined with anaemia, and Sharon Murphy admits she's yet to come to terms with the double tragedy.

She has found it so difficult to cope on her own, every day is a battle to resume some sort of normal...

Brittany Murphy's Mom Planning Tell-All Book

November 10th, 2010 10:12am EST
Brittany Murphy
Brittany Murphy's mother is set to pay tribute to her late daughter in a new biography.

The Clueless actress passed away in December 2009 from pneumonia, and the tragedy was compounded when her husband, screenwriter Simon Monjack, died just five months later.

Their passings have since been tarred by a series of salacious rumors concerning missing money and claims Murphy's mother, Sharon, slept in the same bed as her son-in-law after the actress died. Sharon spoke out to deny the rumors at the time and she is now hoping to silence tabloid gossip about her daughter by telling her story in...

Britany Murphy's Mom Insists She Didn't Have Sex With Daughter's Widower

August 19th, 2010 8:27am EDT
Brittany Murphy
Brittany Murphy's mom has fired back at reports she slept with her daughter's widower following the death of the star in December, insisting the very suggestion she had sex with her late son-in-law is "journalism at its lowest."

Sharon Murphy is upset by the Los Angeles County Coroner's report on Simon Monjack's death, which suggests she told police officers at the scene that she shared a bed with the producer/writer.

According to the documents, obtained by, an investigator walked through Monjack's bedroom with a woman believed to be Murphy, who identified one side of Simon's bed ...

Eminem Slams Celebrity Hungry Doctors For Supplying Drugs To Stars

August 4th, 2010 8:15am EDT
Recovering drug addict Eminem has blasted celebrity doctors, accusing them of supplying their high-profile patients with prescription medication just to keep in contact with the stars.

The hitmaker is sober after a four-year hell of painkiller abuse, which resulted in the rapper suffering a near-fatal overdose in 2005.

He was left stunned when the toxicology reports from the December death of his "8 Mile" co-star Brittany Murphy stated "multiple drug intoxication" had contributed to her passing, and Eminem admits medics make it all too easy for celebrities to get their hands on drug presc...

Brittany Murphy & Simon Monjack's Deaths Not Caused By Mold

July 26th, 2010 10:52pm EDT
Brittany Murphy
Los Angeles County coroner's officials have ruled out reports mold played a role in the deaths of actress Brittany Murphy and her husband Simon Monjack.

The authorities briefly examined whether toxic mold played a part in the deaths of the couple, who died five months apart - and quickly ruled it out.

Ed Winter, the coroner's assistant, tells the Los Angeles Times, "There were no indicators that either death was related to mold."

Both Murphy and Monjack died of pneumonia combined with anemia.

Over the weekend, the Clueless star's mother Sharon dismissed the "absurd" reports suggesting m...

Brittany Murphy's Mom Slams 'Absurd' Mold Allegations

July 26th, 2010 2:20pm EDT
Brittany Murphy
Brittany Murphy's mother has blasted "absurd" reports suggesting mold in her daughter's marital home may have contributed to the untimely deaths of the actress and her husband Simon Monjack.

Health officials at California's Department of Public Health have allegedly launched an investigation into claims the couple's respiratory health could have been affected by the growth of mold in the Hollywood Hills mansion they shared before tragically dying within five months of each other. The Clueless star's mother, Sharon Murphy, who also lived at the property, is said to have initially refused t...

Brittany Murphy & Her Husband Died Of The Same Thing

July 22nd, 2010 8:19am EDT
Brittany Murphy
Brittany Murphy's widower Simon Monjack died after suffering from pneumonia and anemia, which claimed the actress' life in December.

The "Clueless" star passed away on December 20 with pneumonia listed as the primary cause of death. Anemia and "multiple drug intoxication" were also stated as contributing factors.

Monjack was found unconscious at the Hollywood Hills home he once shared with Murphy in May - and the final coroner's report eerily states the British filmmaker died from acute pneumonia and severe anemia, according to

Traces of prescription drugs were also found in his...

Simon Monjack's Mother Claims Brittany Murphy's Mother Refused To Help Dying Son

June 27th, 2010 10:30am EDT
Birttany Murphy and Simon Monjack
Simon Monjack's mother has accused Brittany Murphy's mom Sharon of ignoring her pleas to call a doctor in the hours before the filmmaker's death.

Sharon Murphy found the director unconscious at the Hollywood Hills home he once shared with his late wife last month. Paramedics determined he had suffered a cardiac arrest and pronounced him dead at the scene. The Clueless star died in December after collapsing at the same property.

Monjack's mother Linda has now taken aim at Sharon - alleging she pleaded with her to get Monjack medical help because she was so concerned about him on the nigh...

Police Rule 'No Foul Play' In Simon Monjack's Death

May 24th, 2010 12:05pm EDT
Brittany Murphy
Police officials have concluded there was "no foul play" in the death of Brittany Murphy's husband Simon Monjack, as reports emerge suggesting he suffered a drug overdose.

Murphy's mother, Sharon, found the 39 year old unresponsive on Sunday night in the master bedroom of the Hollywood Hills home he once shared with the late actress, who died in December. Attempts to revive Monjack were unsuccessful and he was pronounced dead at the scene. Officials at the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) have handed the case over to the L.A. Coroner's office.

LAPD spokesman Sergeant Alex Ortiz tell...

Brittany Murphy's Husband Found Dead

May 24th, 2010 8:07am EDT
Simon Monjack & Brittany Murphy
Brittany Murphy's widower Simon Monjack has been found dead in the Los Angeles home he once shared with the actress.

Murphy's mom Sharon is said to have called emergency services on Sunday night after finding the screenwriter unconscious in the master bedroom of the Hollywood Hills property where the Clueless star died in December. He is believed to have suffered a cardiac arrest. Resuscitation efforts failed and he was pronounced dead at the scene, according to

Sergeant Louie Lozano of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) tells the website, "We have detectives at (the...

Brittany Murphy's Husband And Mother In Romantic Relationship?! (Video)

April 30th, 2010 11:30am EDT
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Brittany Murphy's friends have come forward to talk about the "creepy" relationship building between Murphy's widowed husband Simon Monjack and her mother Sharon.

The duo is living together while writing a tell-all book on Brittany Murphy's life. There is heavy speculation that more is going on in the house than just book writing. Monjack has disparaged any such claims. The two are also having a hard time shopping their book, as many publishers have passed on the offer.

"Sadly, unless that book reveals some pretty salacious stuff -- which I doubt they have, except for eating-disorder and ...

Brittany Murphy's Home Taken Off The Market

April 6th, 2010 8:58am EDT
Brittany Murphy
Brittany Murphy's husband has taken the late star's house off the market - after her grieving mother refused to allow potential buyers to view the property.

The Hollywood Hills home, which the actress shared with her husband and her mother, Sharon, was put up for sale following the 32 year old's death in December, with Monjack revealing the pair was planning a move to New York to help put the tragedy behind them.

Murphy bought the house from Britney Spears for just under $4 million in 2003, and the property was put on the market in March for $7.25 million.

However, Monjack has removed...

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