Roberts: 'Murphy's death is a tremendous loss for Hollywood'
Actor Eric Roberts has joined the celebrities paying tribute to Brittany Murphy, branding the tragic actress "a genuine pleasure" to work with.
The Clueless star passed away on Sunday (20Dec09) after suffering a cardiac arrest in her Hollywood home.
Roberts worked alongside the actress in 2002 independent film Spun and again in Sylvester Stallone's upcoming action movie The Expendables, and he admits he's been left stunned by Murphy's untimely death.
In a statement, Roberts says, "I would like to offer my sincere condolences, deepest sympathy and prayers to the family of Brittany Murphy. I am saddened by her passing, She was a terrific young lady and an incredible actress.
"It was a genuine pleasure to have worked with such a talented individual. Brittany will be greatly missed by her family, friends and fans. Her untimely passing is a tremendous loss for Hollywood."
Murphy's cause of death has yet to be determined.
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