“We don’t really know what was happening,” explains a True Hollywood StoryInterviewee. “Brittany, I would suggest, was very insecure. Then, this man appeared and was very nurturing and caring. He also created a protection for her.

Caplan says, “I think she had a hard time. He gave her something that isn’t anybody else’s business.”

Unfortunately, Murphy’s problems only worsened after she got married.

“She started to look sickly and very thin, and then the rumors started—you know, was she taking drugs? Was she anorexic? Coombs remembers. “And she denied those things, and people started to really worry about her.”

Caplan was included. “She was going through bad times,” the actress stated. “They said she was late for a lot of sets, but not herself.”