Brittany Murphy's Husband Found Dead

Shocking news that Simon Monjack has passed away.

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Sad and strange news today: Recently deceased star Brittany Murphy's husband Simon Monjack was just found dead at his home in Los Angeles. According to ABC News, an autopsy has not yet been conducted, but there's no evidence of foul play and for now at least, natural causes seem to be responsible for his death. Still, several news agencies report multiple prescription medications found in his home, and speculate there may be more to this story, especially considering Murphy's death was attributed to "multiple drug intoxication" in addition to illness. This just seems unbelievably tragic.

Erin Flaherty

Erin Flaherty is a beauty journalist and consultant who has contributed to numerous publications including the Wall Street Journal and Domino, among many others. She is a board member of the Women's Global Empowerment Fund and especially passionate about worldwide beauty anthropology and women's issues. She lives in Woodstock, NY with her husband and dog.