Philip Seymour Hoffman: I'm a heroin addict
A haggard Philip Seymour Hoffman knew he was trapped in a downward spiral, readily admitting, “I’m a heroin addict,’’ to a stranger two weeks ago at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.
Washington Life magazine publisher John Arundel failed to recognize the much loved star of Capote, Almost Famous and the Ides of March. When asked what he did for a living, a disheveled Hoffman told Arundel that he was a 'heroin addict' - at which point the actor removed his 'sloppy hat' - causing the businessman to remember he was talking to one of Hollywood's brightest stars. 'Oh, you’re Philip Seymour Hoffman,' exclaimed Arundel. 'Bingo!' the actor replied before offering up the further admission, 'I just got out of rehab'.
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