Last month the National Enquirer dropped a bombshell report that playwright David Bar Katz, a close friend of the recently deceased Philip Seymour Hoffman, told them the two were gay lovers and that he often saw Hoffman doing drugs. The only problem with the story was that the Enquirer never actually spoke to Katz. (Enquirer staffers say they were duped...
Alt Text: Charles Laurence HERE we go. The guns of the Republicans’ ‘dark arts’ department are sounding in the opening barrage against Hillary Clinton’s still-to-be-launched 2016 presidential campaign. This week’s National Enquirer,Show More Summary
The National Enquirer, the same magazine that broke the news on John Edwards’ love child, reports there is a $500 million plot out there to destroy Hillary Clinton. Author Marinka Peschmann claims Hillary Clinton of ordering the government’s attack on … Continue reading ?
It's been a big week for The National Enquirer (the magazine that I once got sent home for reading at school). The publication broke the news that Ellen's house is possibly haunted and alerted faithful readers to a big secret that Jimmy Fallon doesn't want you to know (he loves his wife and child!). Show More Summary
It appears the National Enquirer wasn't the only tabloid duped by a man impersonating Philip Seymour Hoffman friend David Bar Katz in postmortem interviews—he reportedly also gave a published statement to the Post, and claims he was "drunk" and remembers nothing. [ more › ]
Post by Linda Sharps. Some celebrity rumors are just so utterly obnoxious they don't deserve any additional press, which is pretty much how I felt about The National Enquirer's report about how Philip Seymour Hoffman was in a gay relationship with playwright David Bar Katz. Show More Summary
It wasn't their idea, of course. But the magazine made some appallingly false claims about playwright and screenwriter David Bar Katz, a longtime friend of Philip Seymour Hoffman, in the days after Hoffman's death. Katz sued. The Enquirer...Show More Summary
Yesterday, playwright David Bar Katz reached a very large settlement with the National Enquirer after the tabloid falsely claimed that not only was he the gay lover of his close friend Philip Seymour Hoffman, but that they'd both done...Show More Summary
After filing a $50 million lawsuit over their gay lover story, David Bar Katz is now launching a writers' foundation to honor Hoffman that is funded by a settlement from the magazine. read more
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 [...]
After the National Enquirer falsely reported that Philip Seymour Hoffman was involved in a gay affair with David Bar Katz, Mr. Katz filed a $50 million lawsuit. And now, David has announced he’s using the money from his settlement to...Show More Summary
Shortly after Philip Seymour Hoffman died suddenly of an apparent heroin overdose, the National Enquirer proclaimed that it had interviewed his best friend, David Bar Katz, who claimed he and Hoffman were "homosexual lovers" and that he watched Hoffman freebase cocaine and take heroin. Show More Summary
The National Enquirer has settled a lawsuit filed by playwright David Bar Katz over false claims made in the publication about his alleged gay relationship with Philip Seymour Hoffman. Katz sued the National Enquirer for $50 millionShow More Summary
David Bar Katz also talks about how the late Oscar winner's family is doing and reveals more details about his settlement with the National Enquirer, which printed an erroneous story after Hoffman's death. read more
Shortly after Philip Seymour Hoffman died, the National Enquirer ran an interview with someone calling himself David Bar Katz, claiming that the two were lovers who'd freebased cocaine together and that he'd seen Hoffman use heroin. Turns out the story was bullshit, and now the tab is apologizing with a new grant for playwrights. Read more...
The National Enquirer and its publisher, American Media Incorporated, will make a formal apology and be required to fund a playwriting organization after falsely claiming that playwright David Bar Katz was the late Philip Seymour Hoffman’s gay lover in a story first debunked by Gossip Cop.
A National Enquirer story filled with lies about Philip Seymour Hoffman's last days has spawned a foundation dedicated to the actor's pursuit of artistic truth. After playwright David Bar Katz—the friend who found Hoffman's body earlier this month—spotted the story claiming he and Hoffman had been lovers who...
It's stunning how fast this all happened. One day, the National Enquirer was posting a story that claimed David Bar Katz was the secret gay lover of Philip Seymour Hoffman. Less than three weeks later, the tabloid is paying for Katz to create the American Playwriting Foundation.
Here’s a news flash that’s sure to rock your foundation: The National Enquirer is almost always full of shit. Maybe you already had your suspicions. But the New York Times has confirmed the obvious by thoroughly putting to rest any lingering wisps of the Philip Seymour Hoffman’s gay lover drug scandal story The Enquirer published after the […]
The Times tells the gripping and unreal tale of David Bar Katz, who found Philip Seymour Hoffman's body, was quoted in the National Enquirer as the actor's lover and drug buddy, and will now start a playwrights' foundation with quick settlement money after the tabloid realized its source was an impostor. Read more...