Family and Stars React to Brittany Murphy's Sudden Death

December 21, 2009 By:
Family and Stars React to Brittany Murphy's Sudden Death

The world lost a very talented young woman today. Brittany Murphy's tragic death on Sunday morning left a lot of questions unanswered but most of all, the shocking news really hit Hollywood hard.

Brittany's family just released the following statement about her tragic death: "The sudden loss of our beloved Brittany is a terrible tragedy. She was our daughter, our wife, our love and a shining star. We ask you to respect our privacy at this time."

Brittany's ex Ashton took to his twitter account just hours after she was announced dead to express his condolences. But he's not the only one shocked by the tragic news. Here are some celebrity reactions via Twitter:

Ashton Kutcher: "2day the world lost a little piece of sunshine. My deepest condolences go out 2 Brittany’s family, her husband, & her amazing mother Sharon."

Alicia Silverstone: "I always felt connected to her as we shared a very special experience in our lives together," Silverstone told People on Sunday after Murphy's shocking death at age 32. "I feel love in my heart for her – and hope she is at peace. This is truly sad. I'm so saddened to hear this news. I loved working with Brittany. She was so talented, so warm, and so sweet."

Paris Hilton: "So sad to hear about Brittany Murphy, such a tragedy. :( She was such a beautiful, funny and sweet girl. My heart goes out to her family."

Jessica Simpson: "Brittany Murphy was an incredible ray of Light to so many people. Her smile was contagious. My prayers are with her family and loved ones."

Lindsay Lohan: "My deepest condonlences go out to all of Brittany Murphy's loved ones& may she rest in peace....She was a great talent w/a beautiful soul xo"

Kim Kardashian: "I am in shock that Britney Murphy has died! Clueless is my all time favorite movie. My prayers go out to her family & husband."

Samantha Ronson: "RIP Brittany Murphy. Wondering when g-d is going to stop calling people back? What a sad year."

Kendra Wilkinson: "OMG RIP BRITTANY MURPHY!!!! She was one of the nicest celebs ive ever sad!!!!!"

Denise Richards: "Brittany Murphy was in Drop Dead Gorgeous with me and was the sweetest and most adorable.Tragic, sad & Devastating. Her poor family."