Friends Cast Issue Statement Mourning the Loss of Matthew Perry
In a heartfelt tribute, the cast of the iconic TV series Friends has come together to mourn the passing of their co-star, Matthew Perry.
Matthew Perry, celebrated for his role as the lovable and sarcastic Chandler Bing, tragically passed away at the age of 54, leaving fans and colleagues in shock and grief.
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Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, and David Schwimmer issued a joint statement expressing their profound sorrow.
“We are all so utterly devastated by the loss of Matthew. We were more than just castmates. We are a family,”
“There is so much to say, but right now we’re going to take a moment to grieve and process this unfathomable loss.”
“In time we will say more, as and when we are able,” the statement continues.
“For now, our thoughts and our love are with Matty’s family, his friends, and everyone who loved him around the world.”
They described their connection as more than just professional, emphasizing the strong bond that made them a family.
In this difficult moment, they requested time to grieve and process the devastating loss, promising to share more about their feelings when the time is right. Their thoughts and love are with Perry’s family, friends, and all those who cherished him around the world.
Perry was discovered lifeless in the hot tub of his Los Angeles residence. An autopsy conducted on Sunday was inconclusive regarding the cause of death, awaiting further investigation based on a toxicology report. Authorities have ruled out foul play.
The co-creators of “Friends,” Marta Kauffman and David Crane, alongside executive producer Kevin Bright, released a statement paying tribute to Perry’s brilliance and the indelible mark he left as Chandler Bing. They described him as the funniest person in any room, highlighting his kindness and generosity.
Perry’s family echoed these sentiments, emphasizing the joy he brought to the world as both an actor and a friend.
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