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Celebrities React to Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death

This article originally appeared on Cosmopolitan.com


Philip Seymour Hoffman, one of the greatest actors of our time, died earlier today at his Manhattan apartment of an apparent drug overdose. He was just 46 years old. Celebrities took to Twitter to say their goodbyes, and it's beyond heartbreaking.


I am sad on so many levels about the loss of Philip Seymour Hoffman. One of the greats. Losing him this way is absolutely tragic. — Evan Rachel Wood (@evanrachelwood) February 2, 2014

Dear Philip, a beautiful beautiful soul. For the most sensitive among us the noise can be too much. Bless your heart. — Jim Carrey (@JimCarrey) February 2, 2014

We lost one of the greats today. Philip Seymour Hoffman RIP my friend. You will be missed always and forever. — Aaron Paul (@aaronpaul_8) February 2, 2014

Such shocking & sad news. RIP Philip Seymour Hoffman. One of the greatest actors of a generation and a sweet, funny & humble man. — Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) February 2, 2014

Phil was an irreplaceable force in American theater. His work & passion & intelligence & dedication were unmatched. It's just devastating. — Martha Plimpton (@MarthaPlimpton) February 2, 2014

Phillip.— Questlove Jenkins (@questlove) February 2, 2014

R.I.P. Philip Seymour Hoffman, 1967-2014 pic.twitter.com/5ykR9OygRB — Daniel Clowes (@danielclowes) February 2, 2014

Philip Seymour Hoffman. Unbearably, shockingly, deeply sad. Words fail to describe his life and our loss. — Anna Kendrick (@AnnaKendrick47) February 2, 2014

Beautiful beautiful man. We have lost so much joy to something so joyless. RIP PSH. — Lena Dunham (@lenadunham) February 2, 2014

OH NO!!!!! Philip Seymour Hoffman has died. A truly kind, wonderful man and one of our greatest actors - ever — mia farrow (@MiaFarrow) February 2, 2014

Shocked to hear of Phillip Seymour Hoffman’s death. If you missed him as Willy Loman, you missed a Willy Loman for all time. — Steve Martin (@SteveMartinToGo) February 2, 2014

Shocked, saddened by news of the brilliant PSH. His singing of 'I'm Gonna Get You On a Slow Boat to China' in The Master was perfection. — Judy Blume (@judyblume) February 2, 2014

Philip Seymour Hoffman, Actor, Dies at 46 http://t.co/N7ldNdd5hu How sad to lose his great talent. — Erica Jong (@EricaJong) February 2, 2014

PSH was one of the most wonderful people I ever knew. Please take away from this horror to get help if you need it. — Richard Lewis (@TheRichardLewis) February 2, 2014

"Sometimes I absolutely hate this job." -- The Grim Reaper, when Philip Seymour Hoffman's name showed up on his list. — Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) February 2, 2014

RIP Phillip Seymour Hoffman pic.twitter.com/E6cjTmNDrO — Professor Snape (@_Snape_) February 2, 2014

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