Friends Cast Issues Statement On Matthew Perry’s Death
The main cast of Friends has released a statement in response to the passing of Matthew Perry over the weekend. The beloved actor, known for his portrayal of Chandler Bing and his advocacy for sobriety, died at the age of 54 in his Los Angeles home on Saturday. In a joint statement provided to People, Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, and David Schwimmer expressed their profound devastation. They emphasized that their bond went beyond being just cast mates, stating, “We are a family.”
While there is much to say, they mentioned that they will take a moment to grieve and process this unimaginable loss. They assured that they will share more in due time. In the meantime, their thoughts and love are with Matthew’s family, friends, and his worldwide fans.
Earlier today, Friends co-creators Marta Kauffman and David Crane, along with executive producer Kevin Bright, also issued their own statement. They described Matthew as a brilliant talent and acknowledged that he truly made the role of Chandler Bing his own. They expressed their condolences to Matthew’s family and everyone affected by his passing, wishing them peace and love.