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  • Brittany Murphy's mother may bury Simon Monjack beside her daughter, source says

    Simon Monjack, left, husband of deceased actress Brittany Murphy and Murphy's mother Sharon pose with a portrait of the actress in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2010. (AP)

    Brittany Murphy died of complications from pneumonia and anemia on December 20, 2009. On  Sunday night, her husband and manager, Simon Monjack was found unconscious by Brittany’s mother in the home the three had shared.

    Paramedics arrived and pronounced him dead early Monday morning.

    A source close to the couple is now telling Fox411.com that the sudden deaths marks the end of a Hollywood couple that was committed to their marriage, even if their relationship seemed bizarre to outsiders.

    FOX411: Simon Monjack Pronounced Dead in L.A. Home He Shared With Brittany Murphy.

    “Brittany and Simon were different and didn’t fit into Hollywood standards, but they took care of each other,” the insider told Fox411.com. “When she died, he was terribly sad and broken without her. He relied on her for a lot emotionally, and it shook him to lose her so quickly and unexpectedly.”

    The source said Monjack “never got over losing [Brittany]. It was on his mind all day. He cared about her immensely, and people were worried about how he would move on without her. Their relationship was very co-dependent, so Simon struggled with his memories after she passed away.”

    With Monjack now deceased, attention has turned to Murphy’s mother, Sharon, who found both her daughter and Monjack on death’s door within six months of each other.

    PHOTOS: Brittany Murphy: 1977-2009.

    “Brittany’s mom and Simon stayed in the same house together after Brittany passed. I don’t think either one could handle moving on yet. Her death was sudden, and coming to grips with it was taking time,” the source said. “Her mom was her best friend, and she is still grieving.”

    The insider said Sharon Murphy “may handle Simon’s arrangements.”

    “He did want to be close to Brittany forever and he could be buried near her at Forest Lawn in the Hollywood Hills,” said the insider, adding Monjack and Sharon Murphy had “an amicable relationship.”

    - Kelly Will

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