From Irish Abroad, posted Dec. 12, 2005:
Brittany: I’m Irish!Eddie Murphy is probably not Irish — quite a surprise, given his last name.
By Debbie McGoldrick
Brittany Murphy is Irish — hardly a surprise, given her last name. The actress, 28, was over in Europe plugging her latest, Sin City, recently, and [...] told Ireland’s Sunday Tribune all about her Irish roots.
“My family is very Irish. They give Murphy sweatshirts out to everyone when we go somewhere. We have the emblem from Murphy’s stout put on the sweatshirts like a family crest.”
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