Archive for December 20, 2009

BREAKING NEWS…. Actress Brittany Murphy dead at 32

Posted in BobbyBounce on December 20, 2009 by bobbybounce

Actress Brittany Murphy was pronounced dead this morning after going into cardiac-arrest in her Los Angeles home.

The 32-year-old actress starred as “Alex” opposite of Eminem in his hit 2002 autobiographical film, 8 Mile.

Murphy’s husband Simon Monjack placed a call to 911 around 8:00 am PT this morning (December 20).

The actress was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical, where she was pronounced dead on arrival.

Brittany Murphy first gained attention on the screen in 1996’s movie “Clueless,” which starred Alicia Silverstone.

Murphy also starred in movies like Sin City and Just Married, in addition to doing extensive voice over work.

Murphy was the voice of the character Luanna Platter on Fox’s TV series King of the Hill, as well as Gloria the Penguin from the movie Happy Feet.

She also provided the voice of “Karen” in Marc Ecko’s Hip-Hop/graffiti inspired video game, Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure.
R.I.P. Brittany Murphy we will miss you!

Murphy was pronounced dead at 10:04 a.m. PT Sunday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, hospital spokeswoman Sally Stewart.

No other details were immediately available.

Murphy starred in several movies, including “Clueless,” “Don’t Say a Word,” and “8 Mile.” She also voiced the character Luanne on the animated TV series “King of the Hill.”

“In this time of sadness, the family thanks you for your love and support,” Murphy’s publicist, Nicole Perna, said in a statement. “It is their wish that you respect their privacy.”

Murphy is survived by her husband, Simon Monjack, whom she married in 2007.

Timeline: Murphy’s acting career Fans took to Murphy’s official Facebook page Sunday to issue their condolences.

“She was a great actress and was going to go far in her career! She will be greatly missed!” read one post.

Murphy’s former boyfriend and “Just Married” co-star Ashton Kutcher posted his reaction to the news via Twitter.

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

He added later: “see you on the other side kid.” Big thank you to http://www.CNN.com

Ludacris Lights Up The Apollo Theater For Holidays

Posted in BobbyBounce on December 20, 2009 by bobbybounce

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris has been chosen to help kick-off a special Heineken New Legends Series concert at the legendary Apollo Theater later this month.

The event will take place on the last Monday of 2009.