Exclusive: Dakota Fanning Says She'll Miss Brittany Murphy's 'Warm, Child-Like Spirit'

Mon, December 21, 2009 2:17pm EST by 2 Comments


Brittany, Dakota wants you to know that she loves you, and her heart goes out to each and every member of your family.

Dakota Fanning, Brittany Murphy‘s Uptown Girls co-star, is speaking out about the actress’s shocking death on Dec. 20.

“Brittany had such a warm, child-like spirit that drew people to her,” Dakota tells HollywoodLife.com. “With her goes a piece of my heart, and I will miss her terribly.”

The now 15-year-old actress, who worked with Brittany when she was 9, says that she and Brittany became “great friends despite the fact we were many years apart in age” and specifically remembers “how strong [her] love was for her family.”

“My heart goes out to all of them, especially her mother Sharon,” Dakota tells us. “I love you Brittany.”

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