Brittany Murphy’s brother Tony Bertolotti continues to search for answers 13 years after the actress’ mysterious death as he believes Brittany Murphy was ‘outed’.
Brittany Murphy’s brother has spoken out as he still searches for answers 13 years after her death because he believes she was ‘outed’.
The actress died unexpectedly in December 2009 aged just 32 after a fall at her Hollywood home; The coroner’s report stated that the primary cause of her death was pneumonia.
Murphy’s husband, 40-year-old British screenwriter Simon Monjack, also died of pneumonia and anemia five months later.
Tony Bertolotti, 74, is connected to Britney through father Angelo, who passed away in January 2019 at the age of 92 after spending years trying to uncover the truth about his daughter.
Tragic: Brittany Murphy’s brother has spoken out as he continues to search for answers 13 years after her death because he believed she was ‘outed’
talking to sunTony reveals that he learned that there were three people in control of the late Clueless Stars estate – Sharon, a newspaper editor, and a doctor by whom she was being treated.
He explained that Britney had ‘no control over her wealth’ and: ‘There was a huge amount of money in it’ [Brittany’s] Pension scheme and bank account, and all that is gone.’
Tony is searching for answers to the question of where Britney’s $10 million estate went and believes that his mother Sharon, who lived with the couple before her passing, knows the truth.
Looking for answers: Tony Bertolotti, 74, who is related to Britney through father Angelo, is searching for answers to the question of where Britney’s $10 million estate went and believes his mother, Sharon, who lived with the couple before their demise, knows the truth
He said: ‘Sharon knows the truth and she didn’t pick up the phone with a family member and tell them the truth.’
Reports at the time said that Monjack was written out of a will and that the entire estate went to Sharon, but as Britney’s estate was held in a trust, the contents of her estate remain confidential.
Tony said: ‘There’s no way she died of natural causes. It is impossible. This is bull***t, a total c**p. It was clear to me, he was taken out.
Mystery: The star’s husband Simon Monjack died aged 40 – in the same strange circumstances – just five months after the actress (pic 2007)
Murphy began his career in 1991, and was notably featured in the Fox sitcom Drexel’s Class, which premiered that year.
She later moved on to film roles and starred in several successful films including Drop Dead Gorgeous, Girl, Interrupted and Cherry Falls.
The actress also made several ventures into voice acting, most notably voicing Luann Plater on the long-running animated comedy show King of the Hill.
Family: Angelo, father of Unknown stars, died in January 2019 at the age of 92, after years of trying to uncover the truth about his daughter
However, Murphy died unexpectedly in December 2009 after a fall at his Hollywood home; The coroner’s report stated that the primary cause of her death was pneumonia.
It was also revealed that the actress was suffering from the effects of iron deficiency anemia and that she was using various over-the-counter drugs and prescribed medications; Both factors contributed to his passing.
Months later, Murphy’s husband Simon Monjack was found dead in the couple’s home, and his death was also attributed to pneumonia and anemia, which fueled newspaper rumors for a long period.
Tony said: ‘Sharon knows the truth and she didn’t pick up the phone with a family member and tell them the truth.’ (Sharon Murphy and Angelo pictured)