HBO Max’s new documentary, What happened, Britney Murphy?Released on Thursday, October 14, an attempt was made to shed some light on the life of the late star, with interviews with friends and colleagues who knew him well.
“Britney never said a ruthless word about anyone,” Marty Faulkner, A friend of the Murphy family, says in the film. “She was very funny.”
Amy Hackerling., Who directed the Georgia native in the 1995 classic. Unaware, Told the director. Cynthia Hill That the actress’s pleasant attitude came on camera. That was one reason he decided to cast Murphy, then just 17, as Tai.
“She just felt like a sweet girl who didn’t fit in with others, and was just trying and looking good, but lost in this world,” explained Hackerling, 67. “And that’s exactly what I was looking for.”
Although Up Town Girls. The star was known for his roles in movies. Drop dead beautiful., City of sins And Girl, obstacleHer career took off when she got married. Simon Monjek. In May 2007 King of the hillMost of the subsequent roles were in live video thriller and horror films.
I What happened, Britney Murphy?Numerous articles interviewed make it clear that Monjic was at least partially responsible. just married The star’s declining career (The London-born producer died in 2010., Just five months after his wife.)
“I started to feel some red flags,” he says. Alex Merkin, Who directed Murphy. Across the hall., One of his last films. “There was something – I didn’t want to say worship about their relationship, but it felt like it was connected to it. It’s something that feels completely unhealthy, something that on some level. Feels deceptive. A manipulation by her to control her and keep her hooks inside.
After Murphy’s death, the Los Angeles County Coroner said the main cause of death was pneumonia, but his late father, Angelo Bertolotti, thought something was wrong. In 2013, He claimed that a toxicology report. He showed the presence of heavy metals in his system, which led him to believe that he had been poisoned.
The documentary resolves these claims but ultimately concludes that Coroner’s initial report was correct. “It wasn’t something he had just found the day before,” the doctor said. Lisa ShannonMurphy, a retired deputy medical examiner, said of the pneumonia. “She’s been hanging out with him for a while.”
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