There is a new documentary on ID Discovery about Brittany Murphy’s demise known as Brittany Murphy: An ID Thriller.
Individuals have been speaking about it, so I made a decision to provide it a watch. This is what occurred.
At first, most of this documentary entails a concept from Angelo Bertolotti, Brittany’s father. He owned nightclubs in Florida and was concerned in “organized crime.” He met Brittany’s mom, Sharon Murphy, in a membership. They divorced when Brittany was 2 years outdated.
Sharon moved to Edison, New Jersey with Brittany when she was 2. Brittany at all times needed to be well-known. Clueless was what ultimately vaulted her to this fame.
One thing I completely forgot about that the doc goes right into a bit was the truth that Brittany dated Eminem after eight Mile. She additionally dated Ashton Kutcher after filming the film Simply Married.
These relationships did not work out, and Brittany met screenwriter Simon Monjack after studying his script and loving it. The 2 fell deeply and shortly in love with one another. They obtained married inside a yr.
Simon’s mom is launched within the documentary. She says this was the third time Simon was married, however the first time Simon truly mentioned he was actually in love.
In 2007, Brittany, Simon, and Brittany’s mom Sharon transfer right into a $3.9 million home within the Hollywood Hills collectively.
Six years later, on December 20, 2009, Brittany’s mom known as 911. They discovered Brittany collapsed in her rest room. She handed away on the age of 32.
We’re launched to Chief Ed Winter, who was the assistant chief coroner throughout the Brittany Murphy investigation. He offers with all of the high-profile superstar deaths in Los Angeles County, like Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston.
Chief Ed mentioned Simon did not need an post-mortem, which was uncommon contemplating this was a seemingly wholesome 32-year-old lady we’re speaking about!
They ended up doing an post-mortem and discovering out she died of pneumonia with different situations, together with anemia and “a number of drug intoxication.”
They searched their bed room and located roughly 90 prescription capsule bottles with Simon’s identify on them on his aspect of the mattress. There have been a big amount of prescription drugs on her aspect of the mattress too.
Chief Ed thinks her demise may have been averted if that they had simply taken her to the hospital and stopped masking her signs with the medicine.
Nonetheless, the demise was dominated an accident.
Soooooo, Brittany’s mother and Simon launched into a really weird media tour, the place they took photos like this:
They appeared collectively on Larry King Reside, the place Simon was questioned about why he did not take Brittany to the hospital. Simon mentioned Brittany had laryngitis. “I am a rabbi*, not a health care provider,” he mentioned.
Larry requested why he did not need an post-mortem. Simon mentioned he could not do it.
“This pristine physique that was curvy in all the fitting locations with pores and skin like silk. How may I say in entrance of her mom, ‘minimize her up,'” he mentioned. The entire interview is fairly weird.
The unusual media tour continued.
Simone invited Radar Journal to tour the home. In the course of the tour, he was smoking a cigar whereas exhibiting the place Brittany had collapsed. He additionally confirmed off her designer garments.
Unusual is an understatement!!
5 months after Brittany’s demise, Sharon Murphy discovered* Simon handed out in mattress. He was pronounced lifeless of acute pneumonia and anemia, the identical actual reason behind demise as Brittany.
The documentary says there have been experiences that the 2 of them had been sleeping in the identical mattress, a declare Brittany’s mom denies. Simon’s mom additionally vehemently denies this.
However again to Brittany’s father. This complete time, he has refused to imagine that Brittany’s demise was unintentional.
He ultimately employed an investigator, acquired a strand of Brittany’s hair, and despatched it to a lab. The outcomes confirmed the hair contained “10 heavy metals at important ranges.”
He needed to have the physique exhumed, however Sharon Murphy would not permit investigators to do it.
Mainly, Brittany’s father is suggesting that Brittany’s mom Sharon could have poisoned Brittany and probably Simon.
In 2013, Sharon wrote an open letter to the Hollywood Reporter saying that the claims she poisoned Brittany had been fraudulent.
In 2017, Angelo backed off his claims. And in 2019, he handed away.
Finally, Los Angeles County stands by its remaining report. They examined blood, tissue, and urine and did not discover any heavy metals. Chief Ed is “100% positive” she wasn’t murdered based mostly on the data he obtained.
One factor the documentary did not discover was the speculation that Brittany and Simon died as a consequence of poisonous mildew. This was a concept that even Sharon introduced up, however it was debunked by the coroner.
Finally, the entire thing was extremely tragic and an occasion that sticks with most millennials. I simply had no thought there have been all these theories.
You possibly can watch the entire thing right here.
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