Russell Brand, comedian, actor and recovering drug addict, stated that actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman’s death was preventable and the result of “stupid drug laws.”
Seymour, 46, an Oscar-winning actor, recently was found alone and dead in his New York apartment bathroom, surrounded by packets of heroin with a needle in his arm. He had struggled with addiction for many years, entered rehab, and again, rode the white horse, which is the suspected cause of his tragic, untimely death . . .