Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman Found Dead

February 2, 2014 By:
Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman Found Dead
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Tragic news--esteemed actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has been found dead in his apartment after an apparent drug overdose. 

His assistant found him dead with a hypodermic needle still in his arm. 

Philip has struggled with drug and alcohol addiction in the past. Last May he went to rehab for heroin for 10 days after relapsing in 2012 after nearly 23 years sober. 

Speaking about his struggle he told The Guardian newspaper in 2011: "It was pretty bad, you know what I mean. And I know, deep down, I still look at the idea of drinking with the same ferocity that I did back then. It's still pretty tangible.

"I don't know, I was young, I drank too much, you know, so I stopped. … It's not really complicated. I had no interest in drinking in moderation. And I still don't. Just because all that time's passed doesn't mean maybe it was just a phase. That's you know, that's who I am."   

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