The movie world lost a true legend on Sunday afternoon when Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his Manhattan apartment from what is being reported as a drug overdose. Regardless of what ultimately robbed the world of Philip Seymour Hoffman, fans have flocked to Twitter to band together and cry on one another’s shoulder.
There was overwhelming grief and sadness from his fans on Twitter when news of Hoffman’s tragic death made the rounds, and the social media service actually served a purpose it rarely does as it was an outlet for fans to gather and remember someone we all loved and admired.
Philip Seymour Hoffman died today at the age of 46. I will miss his brilliance in our cinemas. RIP buddy
— Kyle R Robinson (@KyleRRobinson) February 2, 2014
Sad to hear about Philip Seymour Hoffman. RIP. One of the all time great actors. You’ll be remembered.
— Nick Groff (@NickGroff_) February 2, 2014
Wow. Philip Seymour Hoffman. RIP Such sad news.
— Hunter Burgan (@TranquilMammoth) February 2, 2014
#RIP Philip Seymour Hoffman. Incredible talent. He will be missed.
— Will Ferrell (@Will___Ferrell) February 2, 2014
The great thing about Philip Seymour Hoffman? Thirty people could name thirty different scenes as his best scene. And they’d all be right.
— Russell Hainline (@RussellHFilm) February 2, 2014
Oh no, not Philip Seymour Hoffman! We’ve lost another one of our most talented actors. My thoughts and love go out to his family.
— Roland Emmerich (@rolandemmerich) February 2, 2014
Philip Seymour Hoffman was mesmerising in every role. A modern great and a sad loss. #RIP
— Barry Sloane (@BarrySloane) February 2, 2014
I can’t believe Philip Seymour Hoffman is dead. This is so sad! He was one of my favorite actors.
— Caroline Todd (@carolineatodd) February 2, 2014
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