Celebrities React Philip Seymour Hoffman Dies From Apparent Overdose
Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won an Academy Award for the 2005 film “Capote,” was found dead in his apartment Sunday from an apparent drug overdose. Hoffman, 46, was pronounced dead on the scene where his body lay on the bathroom floor. Two bags of heroin were also found in the room.
A needle was in the actor’s left arm, and eight empty glassine-type bags that usually contain heroin were found in the apartment, law enforcement sources told CNN.
Celebs used Twitter to tribute their fellow thespian:
I see that it's not a hoax PSH is dead😪condolences to his family…
Whoopi Goldberg (@WhoopiGoldberg) February 02, 2014
My heart goes out to Philip Seymour Hoffman, his family and friends. Such a sad end to such a talented man. I'm thankful for his art. RIP—
Gabourey Sidibe (@GabbySidibe) February 02, 2014
Philip Seymour Hoffman was a brilliant, talented man. The news this morning is shocking and sad. My heart goes out to his loved ones.—
Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) February 02, 2014
Unbelievable talent. The creative community has lost a true acting genius. RIP Philip Seymour Hoffman—
Channing Tatum (@channingtatum) February 02, 2014
The Hollywood machine has claimed another victim and sadly we know this story all too well. R.I.P.