Philip Seymour Hoffman Leaves Rehab After Snorting Heroin

Celebrity News May. 31, 2013 AT 10:30AM
Philip Seymour Hoffman Leaves Rehab After Snorting Heroin Credit: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

Now that he's gotten clean, Philip Seymour Hoffman is coming clean about his recent 10-day stint in rehab. The Oscar-winning Capote actor tells TMZ he entered a 10-day treatment program on Tuesday, May 14. He credits "a great group of friends and family" for encouraging him to seek help.

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Hoffman says he struggled with substance abuse in the past and was sober for 23 years before he relapsed more than a year ago. According to the site, he began using prescription pills and later began snorting heroin. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire actor says he only snorted heroin for about a week before deciding to turn his life around.

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The 45-year-old actor is reportedly back to work filming a movie in Europe. Hoffman is father to son Cooper, 10, and daughters Tallulah, 6, and Willa, 4, with costume designer Mimi O'Donnell.

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