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National Enquirer Will Apologize For Philip Seymour Hoffman Rumor

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Philip Seymour Hoffman arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" at Nokia Theatre LA Live on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) | Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

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.

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