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Phillip Seymour Hoffman Dead
KFI am 640 Los Angeles ^ | 02/02/2014 | KFI radio

Posted on 02/02/2014 10:39:54 AM PST by Yaelle

WSJ and KFI reporting that the great actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman has been found dead in his NY apt.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: cinema; dead; film; hoffman; movies; obituary; philipseymourhoffman; psh
RIP, brilliant guy.
1 posted on 02/02/2014 10:39:55 AM PST by Yaelle
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To: Yaelle

Sorry that I couldn’t find an actual link. Twitter going crazy. KFI has reported it in their hard news segments twice.


2 posted on 02/02/2014 10:40:36 AM PST by Yaelle
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To: Yaelle

46 yrs old. RIP. Great actor.


3 posted on 02/02/2014 10:41:04 AM PST by Zuben Elgenubi (NOPe to GOPe)
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To: Yaelle

Saw that “according to NYC police, his death was related to drugs.”


4 posted on 02/02/2014 10:41:55 AM PST by Yaelle
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To: Yaelle
LINK to Wall St Journal
5 posted on 02/02/2014 10:41:59 AM PST by Zuben Elgenubi (NOPe to GOPe)
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To: Zuben Elgenubi

Way too young.


6 posted on 02/02/2014 10:42:22 AM PST by Yaelle
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To: Yaelle

He was good in that movie about Truman Capote

What happen


7 posted on 02/02/2014 10:43:07 AM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: Zuben Elgenubi

Thanks. You don’t get better actors than him.


8 posted on 02/02/2014 10:43:26 AM PST by Yaelle
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To: Yaelle

Prolly OD’d on marijuana.


9 posted on 02/02/2014 10:44:08 AM PST by umgud (2A can't survive dem majorities)
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To: Borges; DollyCali; Perdogg

ping


10 posted on 02/02/2014 10:44:13 AM PST by EveningStar
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To: Yaelle

Have I mentioned that I hate addiction?


11 posted on 02/02/2014 10:44:22 AM PST by GEC (Obamacare is the #MostEpicFailEver)
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To: Yaelle

A dopehead in Greenwich Village died of an overdose?

Not the first time that’s ever happened.


12 posted on 02/02/2014 10:45:22 AM PST by greene66
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To: Yaelle

I can’t remember him in a role that didn’t impress me. I just saw him interviewed last week and he looked pretty ragged. He’s one of the very few actors I’ll actually miss.


13 posted on 02/02/2014 10:45:26 AM PST by clintonh8r (Don't twerk me, Bro!)
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To: Yaelle

Bad news. We just watched “The Master” last week, good actor.


14 posted on 02/02/2014 10:45:29 AM PST by dainbramaged (Windage and elevation, Mrs. Langdon; windage and elevation.)
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To: Yaelle

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phillip_Seymour_Hoffman


15 posted on 02/02/2014 10:45:33 AM PST by ErnBatavia (The 0baMao Experiment: Abject Failure)
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To: clintonh8r

I know. Was reading the twitter feed and one person said his family saw him on such a such street in NYC yesterday, and Phillip high fived one of them. How sad.

And I just saw the hideous film Wolf of Wall Street last night — Scorcese seems to be glorifying the drug excesses of the 80s in it. I agree with the precious poster - addiction is evil.


16 posted on 02/02/2014 10:50:20 AM PST by Yaelle
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To: Yaelle

I suppose I can say I have never seen a movie or TV program he acted in.


17 posted on 02/02/2014 10:51:53 AM PST by Red_Devil 232 ((VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!))
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To: Red_Devil 232

Never heard of him until now.


18 posted on 02/02/2014 10:53:02 AM PST by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: Yaelle

No!!!


19 posted on 02/02/2014 10:56:53 AM PST by fullchroma
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To: Yaelle
Just watched The Big Lebowski again. He was perfect in that (early) role.

Too bad. Drugs are for young people.

20 posted on 02/02/2014 10:57:01 AM PST by Trailerpark Badass (There should be a whole lot more going on than throwing bleach, said one woman.)
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To: Red_Devil 232

Did you see Moneyball?


21 posted on 02/02/2014 10:59:02 AM PST by pbear8 (the Lord is my light and my salvation)
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To: Yaelle

What a shame. He was extremely talented. But he definitely seemed like the type that this would happen to for some reason that I can’t quite put my finger on.


22 posted on 02/02/2014 11:00:57 AM PST by americas.best.days... ( I think we can now say that they are behind us.)
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To: Red_Devil 232

He is very, very good. He was an asset to any movie he was ever in. He disappeared into his roles but bore scrutiny well. Look for his films and admire.


23 posted on 02/02/2014 11:01:40 AM PST by Yaelle
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To: Yaelle

Oh my. Found with a needle in his arm.

http://nypost.com/2014/02/02/philip-seymour-hoffman-found-dead-in-his-apartment/


24 posted on 02/02/2014 11:02:59 AM PST by Yaelle
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To: americas.best.days...

Apparently he had drug problems back in college, and in 2012 found himself addicted to pills. Seems like it was the opiates he was addicted to.

Can happen to the best of them; remember it happened to Rush Limbaugh.

I’ve been in bed post brain surgery crying because I couldn’t have another shot of morphine, so I get it. I really wanted it for the pain, but there was a strong pull toward it too. And I don’t fall prey to addictive substances.


25 posted on 02/02/2014 11:05:47 AM PST by Yaelle
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To: pbear8

Nope.


26 posted on 02/02/2014 11:06:14 AM PST by Red_Devil 232 ((VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!))
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To: Yaelle
It was said Hoffman had been battling heroin addiction for quite some time--and now has succumbed to that addiction. Another famous celebrity that couldn't overcome serious substance abuse problems....
27 posted on 02/02/2014 11:06:53 AM PST by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: Yaelle

Sounds like he got ahold of some of this, its been piling up bodies in Pittsburgh

http://www.cnn.com/2014/01/30/justice/pennsylvania-heroin-deaths/


28 posted on 02/02/2014 11:08:58 AM PST by Despot of the Delta
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To: Yaelle

The Satanists in Hollywood have a way with leading the souls of those they seduce, into a false, addictive “happiness”, which is just a fraud and a worship of Lucifer and self and completely empty. It is nihilism and always ends the same way, when their gifts are not used to glorify God and Truth, but used to promote Satanism/nihilism/idolatry. Happiness is never possible without Virtue and God. There is no Hope or Love without God/Truth.

Too bad the Christian Churches have allowed the government to force out Christian Ideology (Truth/Virtue) from the schools and public square. Government has taken away religious freedom from Christians—but not the freedom of Satanists/Lucifereans to preach in the schools and public square, so that people are completely ignorant and seduced, because children are bred and conditioned and brainwashed on Hollywoods illusions of “happiness”/Truth which is false/lies. An artificial, soul-destroying world without Love.

We need to take back the culture from the godless. Phillip Seymour Hoffman was obviously torn and lost-—and his Reality/Truth was totally skewed and distorted by lies, that could not fill his Soul. Nihilism is the “End” of the world with no God. Our toxic culture is exactly like the vulgar Weimar Republic because of Hollywood/media and the public schools. They threw out God and all our Traditions and Ideology which founded the greatest nation of all time.


29 posted on 02/02/2014 11:13:10 AM PST by savagesusie (Right Reason According to Nature = Just Law)
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To: Yaelle

I’m confused . Some links are saying this is a hoax. http://en.mediamass.net/people/philip-seymour-hoffman/deathhoax.html


30 posted on 02/02/2014 11:22:33 AM PST by Blennos
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To: Yaelle

A man has to know his limits.

RIP.


31 posted on 02/02/2014 11:24:58 AM PST by Vision (Tune out, drop back)
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To: Yaelle

ACTOR PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN, RIP.. It’s so sad that some can’t cope with success in life, yet show so much strength and promise in achieving it..


32 posted on 02/02/2014 11:31:42 AM PST by carlo3b (Corrupt politicians make the other ten percent look bad.. Henry Kissinger)
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To: Yaelle

What a waste.


33 posted on 02/02/2014 11:36:47 AM PST by RobbyS (quotes)
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To: Yaelle

Pray for his soul.


34 posted on 02/02/2014 11:39:36 AM PST by RobbyS (quotes)
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To: Yaelle

I wonder who his replacement will be in the next Hunger Games?


35 posted on 02/02/2014 11:43:11 AM PST by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Yaelle

It’s been too many years since I left the glitz of Hollywood behind, but one thing hasn’t changed, too many find it harder to accept success, and maintain it, than it was to achieve it..

They surround themselves with people that are only drawn by the bright lights, and not the heat that accompanies that flame.. RIP to a brilliant young actor, I pray he found his peace..


36 posted on 02/02/2014 11:51:49 AM PST by carlo3b (Corrupt politicians make the other ten percent look bad.. Henry Kissinger)
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To: Yaelle

Wikipedia has taken note and has updated their article accordingly.


37 posted on 02/02/2014 12:04:33 PM PST by SamAdams76
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To: Yaelle

So brilliant that he died of a self administered heroin overdose.


38 posted on 02/02/2014 12:07:30 PM PST by Iron Munro ("Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences." - Robert Louis Stevenson)
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To: Yaelle

I’m sorry to hear this. I liked his acting. RIP.


39 posted on 02/02/2014 2:27:31 PM PST by virgil
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To: Blennos

Interesting you found this. Both Fox and CNN are saying he’s dead.


40 posted on 02/02/2014 2:30:56 PM PST by virgil
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To: Yaelle

An actor dead from of a drug overdose in Greenwich Village?
Nah, can’t be.
You just can’t make this stuff up.


41 posted on 02/02/2014 2:35:26 PM PST by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: Yaelle

This really pains me, I love him on every level he had me follow him to.

Big, Big, BIG loss. Prayers for his family, friends, colleagues, us, everybody.

Hoffman, you were good at your craft and made us think. Will be missing you forever as I watch films you’re in.


42 posted on 02/02/2014 2:42:22 PM PST by txhurl (Everyday I think I witnessed the liberals' destructive high-water-mark. Next AM, proven wrong.)
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To: Yaelle

What a shame. Great character actor. RIP.


43 posted on 02/02/2014 3:52:10 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Yaelle

I always liked his acting too but he’s had a bad drinking and drug habit over the years. He goes on the wagon then gets off. I guess this time, he’s not getting back on. This should be a lesson to anyone who thinks you can dabble in drugs and alcohol without risk.


44 posted on 02/02/2014 4:03:46 PM PST by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Repeal The 17th

and BTW it was “accidental”....

How do you fill your body with poison, on your own, by your own free will, and call it accidental?

Sounds like suicide to me.


45 posted on 02/02/2014 4:26:08 PM PST by esoxmagnum (Turtles don't win fights. Victory belongs to the aggressor, not the guy hiding in a bunker.)
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To: Yaelle

“I’ve been in bed post brain surgery crying because I couldn’t have another shot of morphine, so I get it. I really wanted it for the pain, but there was a strong pull toward it too.”

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Yeah, I had oxycondin (?) prescribed because I broke my elbow during a fall on super slippery ice about a month ago. It was incredible—the pain disappeared. I didn’t get goofy, but I could actually move my arm and brush my hair. I can see how certain substances would be incredibly addictive. And I am a bit prone to that. Any sort of narcotics or tranquilizers that are prescribed to me, I use as few of them as possible. And yet... I want it.... there is a pull like that.


46 posted on 02/03/2014 10:40:28 PM PST by proud American in Canada (R.I.P., James Helmuth, my nephew who passed away at ten years old, from cancer, on March 23.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

‘She’s not a drug dealer, she’s a college student’: Shocked DJ’s girlfriend reacts as trio accused of supplying heroin that killed Philip Seymour Hoffman are charged

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2552659/Michelle-Williams-arrives-Mimi-ODonnells-apartment-offer-condolences-death-former-star.html


47 posted on 02/05/2014 8:38:20 PM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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