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Philip Seymour Hoffman

Nods Off On Plane After Drinking Binge

2/3/2014 1:06 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Philip Seymour Hoffman was out like a light minutes after boarding a plane in Georgia last week ... after he was seen hitting the bottle at an Atlanta bar ... TMZ has learned.

According to a passenger ... Hoffman was out almost as quickly as he took his seat for the NY-bound jet Thursday ... his head falling forward into his chest.

We're told sometime after the plane took off ... PSH came to ... groggy and disheveled.  After the flight touched down, we're told he was quickly put on a waiting airport cart and whisked away.

As we first reported ... Hoffman had been drinking in a downtown Atlanta bar earlier that day -- just 3 days before his death --  witnesses said he appeared drunk and made repeated trips to the bathroom.

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151.

Rexxlaxx    

Expressed as succinctly as possible, this TRASH is outrageous. Where MUST it stop ?

262 days ago
152.

Cleveland    

Sad... You have to be in a very dark place to live that way. Amazing how many people judge and how few have empathy

262 days ago
153.

KC    

He was always mister All In, wasn't he? And that's what made him so great in his profession. RIP, SPH.

262 days ago
154.

Greg    

This breaks my heart seeing this. Poor guy.

262 days ago
155.

montana    

What TMZ ?? He wasn't interesting enough for your stupid site before he died, but now you are digging up all you can to stay relevant? LOSERS

262 days ago
156.

superfairyprincess    

thats not news. its so low. but thats what you do best. a man has died, what do you care Harvey, you can't "see" it from your house eh? BS!

261 days ago
157.

Timotiejus Sevelis    

HEY!! Did he have some weed too??? What happened to those 70 bags of Heroin!!! I want some!!! He can't use it anymore!!! LOLOL!!

261 days ago
158.

SeeSomethingSaySomething    

Exercise better judgment, TMZ.

261 days ago
159.

emma    

Non-story. And absolutely no evidence. So what, he's on a plane asleep.

261 days ago
160.

GIDEON029    

im not even a fan of the guy and i think this is really classless. and makes me question if i should ever come back to this site after visiting everyday for the last year and a half. take it down and please post an apology, the man is dead and his family is mourning. please have some respect

261 days ago
161.

Joe    

Please TmZ. Show a little respect for his kids and wife now.

261 days ago
162.

Jessica     

With any celebrity death.. TMZ is going to blow it up like hiroshima. Paul Walker... James Gandolfini... and now Philips. They will analyze, poke, prod, and stir up **** and continue to report in a disrespectful way and won't let it go until there is nothing left to squeeze out. I would BEG TMZ to just let the rest in peace, but sadly, it won't happen.

261 days ago
163.

ShanesGirl    

I would like to know who the s***bags r that took these pics and sold them to TMZ.....u r shameful!

261 days ago
164.

Leave It Alone    

Ok, we get it. He died of an apparent drug overdose.

Wait and let the toxicology and autopsy reports come out.

Why do you need to keep posting about his death.

If I were his family, I would come after TMZ>

261 days ago
165.

Chgome    

TMZ, you are the Kardashians of tabloid news. No respect, no class, no brains. No respect at all for the children and family of the dead. Ignorant azzholes.

261 days ago
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