Clueless’ Breckin Meyer Remembers Brittany Murphy

Breckin Meyer and Brittany Murphy.
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Perpetually the Tai to his Travis. Throughout the Clueless reunion panel at 90s Con 2023, Breckin Meyer opened up concerning the demise of his late costar, Brittany Murphy, 14 years after her tragic passing.

“The one factor that basically bummed [me out] about Brittany not being right here [is thinking about] what she’d be doing now due to how gifted she was,” the 48-year-old Good Women alum mentioned through the forged’s conference panel on Sunday, March 19, which was attended by Us Weekly. “Brittany might sing like no person’s enterprise, and I have a look at issues like [how] they’re doing the film Depraved now. I hear about that, [and I know] Brittany can be killing these items proper now. You recognize, [projects like] West Aspect Story, all that stuff.”

Meyer, who performed Travis Birkenstock in 1995’s Clueless, added: “The [tough part] is, like, all of us don’t get to see the unbelievable work she was gonna do, which sucks.”

Murphy, who performed new lady Tai within the iconic ’90s flick, died in December 2009 on the age of 32. Her demise — which was dominated as “unintentional” — was a results of pneumonia, anemia and a number of drug intoxication.

Following her tragic passing, her Clueless friends have incessantly been candid about her enduring legacy, together with Meyer.

“10 years in the past this magical, fantabulous angel left us WAY too early. So loopy gifted & the sweetest lil fairy ya ever might meet,” the Franklin & Bash alum, who performed the Uptown Women star’s love curiosity in Clueless, tweeted in December 2019. “Full Disclosure: Travis kisses Tai on the pinnacle as a result of Brit was at all times like a lil sister to me. Lacking Brit heaps right this moment.”

Throughout Sunday’s panel, Meyer — who was joined by costars Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Sprint and Elisa Donovan — revealed that he had recognized Murphy “eternally” previous to their Clueless audition.

“So Brit and I performed boyfriend and girlfriend in a pair issues [before Clueless],” the Ghosts of Girlfriends Previous actor recalled through the conference, which was held on the Hartford Conference Middle in Connecticut. “I used to be tight with somebody who performed her large sister on a sitcom and I had no job, so I used to be across the set quite a bit [and] so I performed Brittany’s boyfriend there. We have been tight already [when we got the Clueless roles].”

He added: “Once I auditioned, it was good as a result of any time you audition with somebody you understand, you’re similar to, ‘One field, I can verify: Snug.’”

Breckin Meyer Says It's a 'Bummer' That Late Brittany Murphy Is Absent at 90s Con Reunion: She Was So 'Talented'

Breckin Meyer and Brittany Murphy.
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Meyer, who arrived by way of skateboard to fulfill director Amy Heckerling at his Clueless callback, famous the roles of Travis and Tai practically went to his pal Seth Inexperienced and his then-girlfriend, Alanna Ubach.

“It was simply form of certainly one of [us or] the opposite,” the Garfield: The Film star added. “It was between the 2 {couples} and fortunately [Seth and Alanna are] not collectively anymore. So it labored out! However, yeah, after I noticed Brittany [audition], I [thought], ‘I don’t know if I’m gonna get the half, however clearly, if you happen to don’t make a film along with her, don’t make the film,’ she’s that nice. She was.”

With reporting by Stephanie Webber