Rising Star Brittany Murphy died suddenly today at age 32.  It was reported that she died of a Cardiac Arrest. 

At approximately 8am, Brittany’s Mother found her unconscious in the shower.  The Paramedics were called and several unsuccessful attempts were made to revive the actress.  Her Mother reported that her daughter had a history of Diabetes.  She was pronounced dead at 10:04am  at Cedar-Sinai Medical Center. 

There will be an autopsy performed although her husband Simon Monjack requested that no investigation be conducted.  Murphy married the British Screenwriter in 2007.    Her rep released a statement for the family “In this time of sadness, the family thanks you for your love and support.  It is their wish that you respect their privacy”.

Very Sad news at Christmas time.  My heart goes out to her Family.