Archive for 'Phillip Seymour Hoffman'

2014 In Memorium

2014 was a difficult year in terms of deaths in the entertainment world. With heavy hearts, we are remembering some of the celebrities whose struggles with drug or alcohol addiction contributed to their untimely deaths. 2014’s Fallen Stars Philip Seymour Hoffman The Oscar-winning actor, 46, was discovered dead in his Manhattan apartment on Sunday, February […]

Sober Celebrities: 5 Former Addicts Who Have Stayed Clean

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death by presumed heroin overdose earlier this month put the spotlight on celebrity drug and alcohol addiction. After 23 years of sobriety, Hoffman relapsed in 2012 and died in early 2014, making people wonder whether sobriety and celebrity life is incompatible. Despite the high-profile drug and alcohol addiction that’s splashed across the […]

Philip Seymour Hoffman Dies of Drug Overdose

Sometimes, even years of successful sobriety and multiple stints in treatment isn’t enough to prevent an addiction relapse. In the case of Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, a 23 year-long streak of drug-free living was broken in 2012 — and despite treatment, this relapse ended in his death by drug overdose on Sunday, February 2, […]

Celebrities in Rehab: a 2013 Review

As the year comes to a close, we’re reviewing some of the notable famous faces who have entered rehab to seek help for drug or alcohol addictions. Celebrity Rehab Stints: 2013 in Review Zac Efron’s Cocaine Abuse Former High School Musical star Zac Efron struggled with cocaine abuse and checked into rehab earlier this year. […]