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Brittany Murphy's Hubby 'Destroyed'

Simon Monjack talks about his wife's last day
By Emily Rauhala,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 22, 2009 7:35 AM CST
Brittany Murphy's Hubby 'Destroyed'
Monjack says he is "destroyed" by Murphy's death   (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg, File)

(Newser) – 'My world was destroyed yesterday," Simon Monjack tells Access Hollywood of wife Brittany Murphy's Sunday death. Monjack told Access Hollywood that Sunday seemed like "a regular day." "[Her mother] went into the bathroom because she had been in there a long time," he recalled. "Her mom screamed for me and I ran. Then called 911." The writer denied his wife had bad influences in her life. "Brittany didn't get to where Brittany was with anyone controlling her ... Brittany was Brittany."

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Monjack, who married Murphy in 2007, is taking comfort in a tweet by Murphy's old flame. "I loved what Ashton wrote on Twitter," he said. Kutcher, who worked with Murphy on Just Married, tweeted: '2day the world lost a little piece of sunshine. My deepest condolences go out 2 Brittany's family, her husband, & her amazing mother Sharon. see you on the other side kid." (Read more Ashton Kutcher stories.)

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