Philip Seymour Hoffman Cured Of Heroin-Snorting In Just 10 Days
Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman is admitting he had a heckuva drug problem, one that involved snorting heroin.
The Capote star tells TMZ (because who else do you discuss your addiction problems with?) that he quietly went into a detox program on the East Coast. It seems that 10 days of rehab is all it takes to cure a heroin-sniffing problem. Who knew?
Hoffman told TMZ that he'd been clean for 23 years but fell off the wagon over a year ago. He started up again with prescription pills but "recently escalated to snorting heroin."
He says the smack-sniffing only lasted about a week before he realized he needed help, so he checked himself into an unnamed facility back east.
He tells TMZ he checked out last Friday and is already back to work on a movie set in Europe.
He thanks "a great group of friends and family" for helping him seek treatment.