Brittany to Mom on Morning of Her Death: 'I'm Dying'

Murphy's mom, husband take Larry King through the day of her death
By Caroline Miller,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 6, 2010 9:06 AM CST

(Newser) – Brittany Murphy's mom Sharon and husband Simon Monjack last night led Larry King through their version of events leading up to her death, claiming that, despite the coroner's report to the contrary, she'd taken no drugs that could harm her that day, and had been suffering nothing more alarming than laryngitis. Nonetheless, Monjack says that an hour before she collapsed, Brittany turned to Sharon and said, "Mom, I'm dying. I love you."

Still, in this odd rendition, Monjack says he was confident that Brittany, who was in the bathroom, was "pulling herself together, reading Vogue and putting on lipstick," until Sharon found her collapsed on the floor.

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