Rarely has there been such an emotional outpouring of love, support and sympathy from Hollywood but the shocking death of Philip Seymour Hoffman has the biggest names in show business reacting.
“Philip Seymour Hoffman was a brilliant, talented man. The news this morning is shocking and sas. My heart goes out to his loved ones,” Ellen DeGeneres, TheEllenShow.
Shocked to hear of Phillip Seymour Hoffman’s death. If you missed him as Willy Loman, you missed a Willy Loman for all time,” said Steve Martin, referring to Hoffman’s Broadway turn in Death of a Salesman.
In a statement, Hoffman’s family said: “We are devastated by the loss of our beloved Phil and appreciate the outpouring of love and support we have received from everyone. This is a tragic and sudden loss and we ask that you respect our privacy during this time of grieving.”