Los Angeles is still stunned by the sudden death of Brittany Murphy and while a police investigation is ongoing into her passing friends in the industry are reacting to the news.

Ashton Kutcher, Murphy's former boyfriend and "Just Married" co-star, took to twitter with the following statements:
"2day the world lost a little piece of sunshine."
"My deepest condolences go out 2 Brittany's family, her husband, & her amazing mother Sharon"
"See you on the other side kid."

Jessica Simpson tweeted:
"Brittany Murphy was an incredible ray of Light to so many people. Her smile was contagious. My prayers are with her family and loved ones."

Alyssa Milano tweeted:
"Brittney Murphy and I did a USO Tour together in 2003. ♥ She was a sweet soul, with a lot of talent and heart."

Murphy's "Clueless" co-star Alicia Silverstone told People:
"I always felt connected to her as we shared a very special experience in our lives together. I feel love in my heart for her – and hope she is at peace. This is truly sad. I'm so saddened to hear this news. I loved working with Brittany. She was so talented, so warm, and so sweet."

Russell Simmons tweeted:
"I met britney murphy before her star rose its tough to find peace in fame. I wish her peace and happiness in her next lifetime."

Simon Pegg tweeted: "How very sad. Met her briefly after Sin City. Seemed a great girl. My sympathy to her friends and family."

Murphy's "Drop Dead Gorgeous" co-star Denise Richards:
"Brittany Murphy was in Drop Dead Gorgeous with me and was the sweetest and most adorable.Tragic, sad & Devastating. Her poor family."

Look for more news on Murphy's death as warranted on HitFix.