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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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121.

Cyko83    

This is bogus. If you zoom in, he's not sleeping, he's on his tablet. Get it together dumbasses

200 days ago
122.

dpand    

hate to tell ya...nodding off like this is also a sign of heroin use.

200 days ago
123.

DiM    

Umm, I do this nearly everytime I travel. Gin and then sleep.
So ???

200 days ago
124.

Behrouz    

Who's paying for all this "white glove treatment" for celebrities at airports? Since most are government-owned or -subsidized, are taxpayers stuck with the bill for discriminarory coddling of multimillionaire VIPs .

200 days ago
125.

ocdiva76    

Why do all these star outlets wait and hold on photos. You guys act all surprised when something happens and in actuality you knew what was going on with him.

200 days ago
126.

Lillan    

Please. Let this go and stop publishing these pictures and stories. What good is this going to do? Respect him and his family and friends by letting them have the privacy to grief their loss.

200 days ago
127.

mary    

tmz is really getting sleezy...(sleezier)....ads ads ads....and this despicable pix, some respect for his family...shame on harvey

200 days ago
128.

greg    

This man fought the demon addiction and won most of his life, Its sad that one minute of his life that he weaken in his fight he lost everything, Why cant we put up better thing than this picture ?

200 days ago
129.

A dude     

Seriously TMZ, **** you.

200 days ago
130.

TDOT    

If you go to 89 Jane Street, New York, NY on Google Maps you can see PSH walking in shorts between two other men and waving at the camera.

200 days ago
131.

Dr. Cornelia J. Dogbarker PhD    

Wow. Glamourous. Wish I could be a rich Hollywood movie star so I could look like that ha ha....

200 days ago
132.

Todd    

He was planning a long heroin binge. The cops found $3 million worth of the stuff at his house.

http://inothernewz.com/nypd-3-million-worth-heroin-discovered-philip-seymour-hoffmans-apartment/

200 days ago
133.

moonshyne    

Dam did we need to see this TMZ#Dam this is crazy .RIP to Phillip Seymour Hoffman#Struggle is Real .Drugs Will **** U up

200 days ago
134.

tiffntonic     

It wasn't the drinking, it's the herion that made him nod out. So sad. Addiction to that drug is a terrible thing. I've lost great people in my life due to it.

200 days ago
135.

LittleJerrySeinfeld    

TMZ writers, you guys are such s***bags lmao, the guy just died and you're posting pics of him sleeping claimg he was drunk without the least bit of proof. ********s.

200 days ago
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