Simon Monjack, Brittany Murphy's Husband, is Dead

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Simon Monjack has died. The late Brittany Murphy's husband was found unconscious last night and pronounced dead soon after her mother called 911.

Law enforcement sources say Brittany's mom, Sharon, discovered him around 9:30, unresponsive. Simon Monjack was pronounced dead after paramedics arrived.

He was just 39 years old.

No cause of death is known, however, local broadcasts cited law enforcement sources saying it appeared to be a heart attack. Detectives are investigating.

The LAPD was at the home now along with the coroner, and a death investigation is underway. Many more details are sure to follow as the story develops.

R.I.P. Simon Monjack and Brittany Murphy.

The similarities of the spouses' deaths are chilling. Both were found unconscious by Sharon in the same room, possibly having succumbed to cardiac arrest.

Brittany Murphy died from cardiac arrest just five months ago on December 20. Despite being plagued by rumors of illegal drug use and eating disorders, her death was cause by pneumonia, an iron deficiency, anemia and multiple (prescription) drugs.

Strangely enough, two weeks before Brittany Murphy died, paramedics met the couple's return flight from Puerto Rico at LAX and took Simon Monjack straight to the hospital because he was experiencing trouble breathing on board.

He was long considered a shady, borderline criminal individual and was under much scrutiny throughout their marriage, which began back in 2007.

Monjack has actively defended Murphy in the months since she died, and even set up a sham charity in her name (he later returned all donations). We'll have more on this breaking story as soon as information becomes available.

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As for everyone who has something negative to say about the couple's untimely death. Please be advised that we are not here forever. On your heathiest day it could be your last day.No matter who you are ,or what you have.When the CREATOR IS READY FOR YOU that's one call you're going to answer no matter who you are,or where you are!!!!

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Okay... the PD really needs to question the mother. There is something very wrong about this whole situation... things just aren't adding up!

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That's right, Barb. You sound like a verykind soul, unlike certain other people posting on this forum.

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Vanilli,yeah, I wonder about that. Oh, and Dylan and Tina, didn't your mothers ever teach you that it's very wrong to speak ill of the dead?Particularly dead people you don't even know. Well, unless it's somebody truly evil like Hitler, which I very much doubt this man was. Let's hope people are kinder to your memory than you were to this man's, but don't be surprised if they aren't. You reap what you sow.

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Wow...I just heard and the first thing that came to mind was Sharon and the similarities...creepy. I don't usually think this way, but it really struck me as odd. R.I.P. Brit & Simon.

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Did anyone else see Simon and Brittany's Mom on Larry King Live after Brittany's death?
They acted weird together and very very touchy...abit too close. Almost like a couple. Very strange. I think ColoradoLady may be onto something. Check out the mother-in-law for sure.

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coloradolady/coloradoviper
you have problems, go visit Dr. Phil

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Any loss of life, no matter who they were or what kind of life they led is just sad. Brittany & SSimon might have had a very happy life together and now they are together in death. May they both rest in peace and my thoughts and prayers go out to Brittany's immediate family.

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I can't say there is any love lost for that one. Brittany was sick and that slimeball probably kept her working to keep up his habit. I liked Brittany in everything she did.

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We humans are an odd species,this is how things are supposed to end. In the animal kingdom,a Mallard duck will choose one male for life.Odd but the female may endure an occasional gangbang in mating season if her mate isn't strong enough.It is normal to see one bird of each sex always together.If you review life,many widows pass within 6 months of losing their spouse/significant other.Moving on to another woman/man is the best way to prevent this but is looked down on poorly.If the marriage has lasted 1 year or more,the grieving process can be too much. If the relationship was bad the entire time,the other may move on as if nothing has happened.