Murphy's Husband Calls Drug, Anorexia Rumors 'Crazy'

Brittany Murphy's husband, Simon Monjack, is rebutting rumors that drugs or an eating disorder contributed to the actress' death, saying that he, along with the rest of the world, wants to know why she died from a heart attack at 32.

"These rumors that she was anorexic? It's crazy," Monjack told People magazine Tuesday. "She was slim but that was her natural physique. This is what's killing all of us? How did it happen? Her mum, myself and her family, we want to know why we lost our baby."

Monjack is eager to get the autopsy results, although he initially balked at the thought that "they're going to cut her open," he said, weeping.

The coroner Monday completed an autopsy of the actress who suffered cardiac arrest at her Hollywood home Sunday and was pronounced dead on arrival at 10:04 a.m. at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

It will be four to six weeks before laboratory results are in and the official cause of death can be determined, Los Angeles County Chief Coroner Ed Winter told ABCNews.com that.

Monjack, a British writer, producer and director, told People that his wife suffered from a heart murmur, which can cause fatigue, dizziness and irregular heartbeats. But she did not require medication to treat a condition that is generally not life threatening, he said.

The day before she died, he said, his wife was ill and stayed in bed all day. She was suffering from laryngitis, which she treated with herbal tea, ginger and lemon.

"She was on herbal remedies that wouldn't speed up her heart," Monjack said. "There was nothing here that could endanger her. There was prescription medication in the house for her female time and some cough syrup. That was it."

When asked if a drug overdose could have caused her death, Monjack responded: "I can get rid of that one right now."

The couple also ordered Murphy's favorite Thai food Saturday and ate soup prepared by her mother Sharon, who lived with them. They watched movies in bed with Murphy's pet Maltese named Clara.

"One of the saddest things is that Clara has looked everywhere for Brittany and can't find her," Monjack said.

The next morning, Murphy went into the bathroom around 7:30, Monjack told "Access Hollywood" Monday. After about half an hour, her mother went to check on her.

"[Her mother] Sharon went into the bathroom because she had been in there a long time. Her mom screamed for me and I ran. Then called 911," he said.

"My world was destroyed," he told "Access Hollywood."

"When someone dies like this it comes at you like a ton of bricks," Murphy's older half brother Jeff Bertolotti told ABCNews.com on Monday. "All of her brothers and sisters are devastated."

Murphy had another half brother Tony Bertolotti, who was older, and a half sister Pia Bertolotti, who was two years younger. Their father, Angelo Bertolotti, was married to Murphy's mother, Sharon Murphy. The couple split when Murphy was two and she went to live with her mother in Edison, N.J., and later Los Angeles, when Murphy decided to pursue a career in acting.

She got her breakout role in the film "Clueless" when she was 17. "8 Mile" with Eminem, "Girl Interrupted" with Angelina Jolie and "Just Married" with Ashton Kutcher established her as a young Hollywood star.

"I saw a kid who was working far too hard," Jeff Bertolotti said. "But she really was finding her true voice in the last two years or so. [Hollywood] really takes people in and spits them out."

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