False Reports Of Philip Seymour Hoffman Being Gay Costs The National Enquirer! But Wait Until You Hear How The Settlement Money Will Be Spent!
David Bar Katz was one of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s best friends. The playwright and the late actor shared a love for the New York theater, were both members of the LAByrinth Company, and worked together on several stage productions.
Then on February 2nd, David entered Philip's West Village apartment to find his friend dead of an apparent drug overdose.
That devastating discovery was bad enough but soon after PSH's tragic passing shocked the world, The National Enquirer printed an outrageous story about David and Philip being secret lovers and that they had often freebased cocaine together! The rag mag even suggested a struggle with his sexuality was what lead Philip back to the heroin that eventually killed him!
After the false story, David, who is married with four children, declared he would sue the tabloid for libel.
He stated why the bogus story upset him so much, explaining: