Since she first burst onto the scene with her central role on Riverdale, many have noted that Lili Reinhart's face looks a little bit familiar. The actress has been compared to a number of other famous women, but perhaps the most common comparison is between Lili and Brittany Murphy, the Clueless actress who died in 2009. Their similarities have even led some to wonder whether the two are related.
Melanie Lynskey recalls ‘heartbreaking’ way Brittany Murphy viewed herself: ‘Perfect just as she was’
Melanie Lynskey spoke out candidly about the “heartbreaking” way her late friend Brittany Murphy once viewed herself.The Yellowjackets star opened up about the pressures placed on Murphy, who died in 2009 at the age of 32, by the actor herself and the entertainment industry, during an interview with InStyle for the magazine’s Summer 2022 issue.“I was friends with Brittany Murphy, and the way she viewed herself was always really heartbreaking to me - the things she felt she had to change to be a successful actor,” Lynskey recalled. “She was perfect just as she was, but people were trying...
"She was perfect just as she was, but people were trying to cast her as, like, 'the fat one,'" the "Yellowjackets" star recalled in a new interview.
What happens in casting doesn't stay in casting: Vegas Vacation star Marisol Nichols reveals she replaced Brittany Murphy as the fourth actress to play Audrey Griswold. In her first film role, Nichols portrayed the thrice-recast role of Audrey after Dana Barron (National Lampoon's Vacation, TV movie Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie's Island Adventure), Dana Hill (National Lampoon's European Vacation), and Juliette Lewis (National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation). The 1997 sequel sees the Griswold clan — gambling family man Clark Griswold (Chevy Chase), matriarch Ellen (Beverly D'Angelo), and teenaged children Audrey and Rusty (Ethan Embry) — roll the dice on a fabulous family vacation to Las Vegas, Nevada.
Brittany Murphy was married to Simon Monjack for just two years before she met an untimely death in December 2009. Eerily, he would also die five months later. Brittany Murphy’s husband Simon Monjack had few fans throughout his marriage with the actress. By the time the pair wed in 2007, Monjack already had a seedy past that involved allegations of credit card fraud and theft, evictions from multiple homes, and rumors of secret children.
Watch: Inside Brittany Murphy's Problematic Marriage. Tonight, E!'s True Hollywood Story is pulling back the curtain on Hollywood's biggest mysteries, including one especially tragic case: the death of Brittany Murphy. The all-new episode will explore the late actress' marriage to Simon Monjack and what led to her shocking passing in...
Simon Monjack isn't the monster he was portrayed to be in HBO's newest Brittany Murphy doc, so says his brother, who feels he was duped into participating in the whole thing. The two-part series investigates the life, relationships and death of the actress ... but mostly focuses on her bizarre marriage to Simon Monjack -- who died just 5 months after Murphy. There's a lot of suspicions raised about the circumstances surrounding her death, but one theme in the doc remains constant ... Simon wasn't a good dude.
Brittany Murphy had taken prescription medication and was experiencing flu-like symptoms before her death, and her mother reported the actress also had suffered from diabetes, a coroner spokesman tells PEOPLE. An autopsy on the Clueless star, who died Sunday at age 32, was underway Monday. A toxicology test for the...
As macabre as it sounds, there are fewer things that get people talking more than the tragic passing of a doe-eyed Hollywood starlet. And even though it's easy to decry our species' obsession with young and beautiful people dying, and be disgusted with the almost sick pleasure folks derive from hearing about their early demises, it doesn't take away from the fact that these deaths are tragic.
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Actress Brittany Murphy was successful, beautiful, and talented and when news broke of her sudden and mysterious death at just 32 years old, it sent shockwaves through Hollywood. Rumors persist to this day about what actually killed the starlet, who seemed to be in the prime of her career and life.
Brittany Murphy died at the young age of 32 in 2009. More than a decade later, a new documentary explores the mysterious circumstances that surround her death and her troubled relationship with her husband, Simon Monjack. Premiering Thursday, October 14 on HBO Max, What Happened, Brittany Murphy? looks at how...
HBO is releasing a new documentary focused on the mysterious death of Hollywood actress Brittany Murphy, who was best known for films including Clueless, 8 Mile and Just Married. Murphy died in 2009, aged 32. The cause of her death was ruled as accidental, with the coroner blaming a combination...