Eminem was stunned to learn about the untimely death of his 8 Mile co-star Brittany Murphy, branding the December (09) tragedy "crazy".
The Stan hitmaker and the Clueless actress played lovers in the 2002 hip-hop movie and Eminem admits they became "very close" during filming.
Murphy died suddenly on 20 December (09) after suffering a cardiac arrest at her Hollywood Hills home - and Eminem admits he was completely shocked by her passing.
He tells Vibe magazine, "It was crazy. It’s crazy. It’s crazy because at one point we were very close and she was a really good person.
"It’s crazy when you see things not just with her but just all these things that are happening in Hollywood with people in music, with people in acting."