Although weakened by anemia and gasping for breath from her own ailments, Brittany held his 300-pound body down, using a spoon to keep him from swallowing his tongue.PHOTOS: A Look Back at Murphy's Career Simon joked that his wife’s bathroom was “her comfort zone.” He called it the “Brittany-sized room,” reflecting her diminutive 5-foot-2 stature, and recalled how she spent hours sampling the cosmetics and perfumes that crowded every inch of counter space, critically studying her body image, sometimes singing to herself or writing bits of poetry in a journal, listening to music or paging through magazines from which she would tear out pages with clothes she just had to have.
Brittany Murphy died of cardiac arrest on Sunday; her mom found her unconscious in the shower. On Sunday Ashton Tweeted: "see you on the other side kid ...
The actress, who appeared in films including 'Clueless', '8Mile' and 'Just Married', was pronounced dead at a hospital in Los Angeles, after going into cardiac arrest at her home in Los Angeles, according to celebrity website TMZ.
Unfortunately, Brittany did not reprise her role for the TV show version and the character was not recast.
Brittany Murphy played the disturbed, chicken-obsessed character, Daisy, in Girl, Interrupted with Winona Ryder and Angelina Jolie.
The coroner determined her death was caused by “community acquired pneumonia complicated by iron deficiency anemia and multiple drug intoxication.” Murphy’s husband, Simon Monjack, died five months later in the same house, also of acute pneumonia and severe anemia.