Simon had secret kids

Simon Monjack reportedly had two secret children at the time of his death.

Simon Monjack reportedly had two secret children at the time of his death.

The British screenwriter - who was found dead last month just five months after his wife Brittany Murphy died - is said to have hidden the existence of the children from two previous relationships and allegedly owed both child support.

According to website TMZ, Simon's family - including his brother, mother and therapist - discovered e-mails requesting money on his laptop after staying with Brittany's mother Sharon last week.

The documents on the computer claim he had a son from one woman and a daughter from another.

Evidence of money transfers were also found, showing Simon sent $48000 to his lawyer and other amounts overseas.

Simon's family passed the computer on to investigators, while Brittany's mother has filed a theft report with police after the laptop went missing.

Simon had claimed they were ready to try for a family before she died. - Bang

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