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Even Hollywood's bubbliest stars are weeping over
the sudden death of Clueless actress . Brittany Murphy
And, needless to say, they're twittering those (often misspelled) tears.
The star's ex-boyfriend
was one of the first to Ashton Kutcher respond about the "little piece of sunshine," later adding, "see you on the other side, kid."
"My deepest condolences go out to all of Brittany Murphy's loved ones & may she rest in peace,"
Lindsay Lohan says. "She was a great talent w/a beautiful soul. XO."
"Brittany Murphy was an incredible ray of Light to so many people,"
tweets . "My prayers are with her family and loved ones." Jessica Simpson
, Alyssa Milano Soleil Moon Frye, , Kim Kardashian Fred Durst and others also contributed their heartfelt thoughts, while some stars felt this tragedy was a call to action.
"Brittney Murphy and I did a USO Tour together in 2003," Milano
writes. "She was a sweet soul, with a lot of talent and heart." was quick to share a memory of the star before she became a boldface name. Russell Simmons
"I met britney murphy before her star rose," he
says. "It's tough to find peace in fame. I wish her peace and happiness in her next lifetime."
"My heart aches having just learned of Brittany Murphy's death,"
Eliza Dushku tweets. "We were friends time-to-time thru the yrs. I always admired her pure spirit."
"Am beyond words by the loss of Brittany Murphy," Frye
writes. "I was so blessed to know your grace. My heart goes out to your mama+ loved ones."
"Never met her, but sad to hear about Brittany Murphy,"
admits. "G'night, Ms. Murphy; hope you're rollin' with the homies someplace nice." Kevin Smith
"I am in shock that Britney Murphy has died!
Clueless is my all time favorite movie," Kardashian declares. "My prayers go out to her family & husband."
"RIP Brittany Murphy. What a sweet human being. My prayers are with her friends and family," Durst
"Just heard about Brittany Murphy. How very sad,"
writes Simon Pegg. "Met her briefly after Sin City. Seemed a great girl. My sympathy to her friends and family.
"I am so sad about Brittany Murphy. Too young. She always seemed like she wanted to please everyone,"
notes . Juliette Lewis
Several celebrities are taking this tragic death as a chance to shed some light on bigger issues in our society.
"Everyone take a minute for the passing of brittany murphy and impress on your kids NOT TO TAKE DRUGS,"
orders . Kelly Killoren Bensimon
"Britney they say died of cardiac arrest from anorexia. Jesus christ how long before we realize we r too hard on women in this biz,"
asks . Jamie Kennedy
"Hollywood loses another bright soul....how many more? A decade of decadence and devastation,"
Josh Groban declares. "Time to wake up." ________
Remember the actress's impressive career in our Brittany Murphy: A Life in Pictures Gallery