Philip Seymour Hoffman Had Plans With Kids Before Death, Coca-Cola Super Bowl Commercial Sparks Controversy: Top 5 Stories

Celebrity News Feb. 3, 2014 AT 8:20PM
Philip Seymour Hoffman and Coca-Cola Super Bowl Commercial Take a look at Us Weekly's most-read stories -- including Philip Seymour Hoffman's plans with his kids before his death -- for Monday, Feb. 3. Credit: Michael Buckner/Getty Images

Philip Seymour Hoffman had plans with his kids on the day of his death, Coca-Cola's Super Bowl commercial sparks controversy, and Cate Blanchett responds to Dylan Farrow's sexual abuse claims against Woody Allen: See Us Weekly's top 5 stories from Monday, Feb. 3 in the roundup.

1. Philip Seymour Hoffman Had Plans With Kids on Day of His Death

Hollywood lost a legend in the making, and three young kids lost their dad, when Philip Seymour Hoffman died suddenly on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 2. The Oscar-winning actor, 46 at the time of his death, was supposed to pick up his children on the day he passed away -- but, tragically, he never showed.

2. Video: Coca-Cola's Multi-Lingual "America the Beautiful" Commercial Sparks Controversy, Praise: Watch It Here

America the Beautiful? Coca-Cola is seeing some of the uglier reactions to its "beautiful" Super Bowl commercial. The ad, which aired during the second half of the game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos, features the anthem "America the Beautiful" being sung in a variety of languages from across the country.

3. Cate Blanchett Responds to Dylan Farrow's Woody Allen Sexual Abuse Claims

Cate Blanchett, a Best Actress Oscar frontrunner for her starring role in Woody Allen's latest film Blue Jasmine, has responded to Dylan Farrow's startling open letter that detailed the moment when the award-winning director allegedly sexually-abused her at age 7.

4. Video: Super Bowl Commercials 2014: Most Popular Ads of the Night Ranked!

Super Bowl 2014 wasn't exactly a nail biter -- the Seattle Seahawks trounced the Denver Broncos 43-8 -- but the competition for best, most memorable commercials that aired during the lackluster match was decidedly more intense! With celebrities, inspiring real-life heroes pyrotechnic effects and adorable, anthropomorphic animals vying for fans' affection during the FOX broadcast, the ultimate victors came from the likes of Budweiser, Coca-Cola, Chobani, H&M, T-Mobile Audi and Toyota. Check out the list below and tell Us: Which was your fave?

5. Philip Seymour Hoffman Posed for Chilling Portrait Session at Sundance Two Weeks Before Death: Picture

Philip Seymour Hoffman sat down for this chilling portrait session at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, exactly two weeks before his Sunday, Feb. 2 death from an apparent drug overdose at the age of 46. An eyewitness who encountered Hoffman before the image was taken tells Us Weekly the actor "didn't look well" while promoting his new spy movie, A Most Wanted Man.

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