Celebrities learned about Philip Seymour Hoffman‘s death probably around the same time you did yesterday, and they took to Twitter with the rest of us to express their shock, dismay, and sadness about the passing of one of the most talented men in Hollywood.
Dozens of celebrities posted their thoughts on Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death, from co-stars to fans. Most described his talent, while others lamented yet another loss of life due to the horror of drugs. Click the video above to see a few of the celebrity tweets, in addition to the ones below.
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
I just want 2 sign off w/ a heartfelt prayer 4 the family of #PhilipSeymourHoffman It breaks my heart that such a talented soul left 2 soon
— Sean Astin (@SeanAstin) February 3, 2014
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
PSH – I am genuinely shocked, saddened and speechless. A truly wonderful man, with a magical touch. My hero. Thoughts are with his family.
— Sam Claflin (@samclaflin) 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
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