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Philip Seymour Hoffman´s friend vows
to sue National Enquirer for $50 million
over report they were gay lovers:
‘I never said that, no’

New York Daily News, by Caitlin Nolan, Nancy Dillon and*

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Posted By:toledo, 2/6/2014 8:38:41 AM

The screenwriter who found Philip Seymour Hoffman dead flatly denied a supermarket tabloid´s claim that he and doomed actor were lovers - and he´s suing for $50 million. "I never said that, no," David Bar Katz said Wednesday after leaving the West Village apartment of Hoffman´s longtime girlfriend, Mimi O´Donnell. Katz´s denial was followed by a lawsuit that called the story "a complete fabrication.” “There was no interview,” Katz’s lawyer claimed in the suit. “Bar Katz and Hoffman were never lovers. Bar Katz did not see Hoffman freebasing cocaine the night before he died or at any other time. Bar

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Periwinkel, 2/6/2014 8:51:02 AM     (No. 9721508)

To the most casual reader...methinks he doth protest too much. (With Periwinkel´s apologies to the Bard.)

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Ribicon, 2/6/2014 8:55:29 AM     (No. 9721513)

If only Philip Seymour Hoffman had access to national healthcare, he might be alive today. Sorry, we´re not supposed to think about national healthcare anymore, on to the next distraction.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: jir, 2/6/2014 9:08:30 AM     (No. 9721537)

I do not believe him.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: earlybird, 2/6/2014 9:21:01 AM     (No. 9721561)

I had a hunch from the beginning that this guy would be working hard for more than just 15 minutes of "fame".

With friends like this one, no wonder Hoffman was troubled.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Mike PHX, 2/6/2014 9:24:30 AM     (No. 9721573)

Listen, I´m usually the first guy to discount any "news" coming from the tabloids.
But there´s just something queer about this story...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/6/2014 9:28:34 AM     (No. 9721579)

Hmmm, you just verified the story...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: droopydog, 2/6/2014 10:11:46 AM     (No. 9721654)

Well, Mr. Katz, your friend is still dead and his children are fatherless.

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