Philip Seymour Hoffman Dead at 46 – Country Stars React on Twitter
Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has passed away at the age of 46.
The Oscar-winning star of such films as ‘Capote,’ ‘Moneyball,’ ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,’ ‘The Master,’ ‘Boogie Nights’ and ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’ was found dead in his Manhattan apartment on Sunday (Feb. 2), Screen Crush reports.
His death is reportedly being investigated as a drug overdose. Hoffman’s past struggles with addiction have been well-documented, including a stint in rehab in 2013.
Country stars took to social media to react.
I'm so sad to hear Phillip Seymour Hoffman is gone. He was one of my absolute favorites! R.I.P.
— LeAnn Rimes Cibrian (@leannrimes) February 2, 2014
Saddened to hear of the loss of Philip Seymour Hoffman. What an amazing talent. He really made you… http://t.co/2ac8QoVZA1
— Jason M. Carroll (@JMCOfficial) February 2, 2014
Ahhh man, so sad about Philip Seymour Hoffman. He will be missed. What a talent. #rip
— Jerrod Niemann (@jrodfromoz) February 2, 2014
Tearing up. So much incredible work and so much artistic greatness cut short. RIP Phillip.
— Joshua Scott Jones (@JoshScottJones) February 2, 2014
Addiction can… and likely will back it's victims into the darkest of corners. #PowerfulDisease
— Chely Wright (@chelywright) February 2, 2014
RIP Philip Seymour Hoffman. Such horrible news.
— Cassadee Pope (@CassadeePope) February 2, 2014