Muprhy and Kutcher's romance reportedly blossomed on the set of a 2003 romantic comedy in which they played a starry-eyed pair of honeymooners.

At the time of their relationship, Murphy and Kutcher fueled rumors that they were actually engaged to be married when they were spotted wearing matching rings — rings that the Lifetime film likes to emphasize.

Their romantic relationship ended after only a few months.

Kutcher eventually went on to marry Demi Moore, while Murphy married Simon Monjack.

This was apparently due to a difference in opinions and ideals, as they both realised that they had different sets of values, stated their mutual friends.

One friend of Kutcher said that "He wants to go and have fun without a girlfriend. Related: Brittany Murphy's Last Ever Film 'Something Wicked' Released Four Years After Death The source continued to say "He likes going out all of the time, and she's more of a homebody.

A further friend added that "Ashton really respects Brittany as an actress.

Well, whether anyone likes it or not, Lifetime's highly unanticipated Brittany Murphy biopic The Brittany Murphy Story will air Saturday evening.Ashley Ellerin (Photo Credit: CBS) Unfortunately, Gargiulo got to her first.A 2010 piece in ‘LA Weekly’ states, “Kutcher, interviewed by detectives the day after Ellerin’s slaying, said he called her twice that night but she didn’t answer. Ellerin’s lights were on and her maroon BMW was in the drive.He knocked several times, and when she didn’t answer he peered through a front window.“Kutcher saw what he assumed to be red wine stains leading toward the bedroom.‘He figured she was upset’ because he was late, and ‘she brushed him off.