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Matthew Perry’s Friends Co-stars Courtney, Jennifer, Matt REACT To His Death: ‘We Were More Than…’ – News18

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Last Updated: October 31, 2023, 07:11 IST

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Matthew Perry’s character, Chandler, on Friends (1994 to 2004) gained immense popularity for being sarcastic, kind, and humorous.

Days after our beloved ‘Chandler Muriel Bing’ aka Matthew Perry passed away, his Friends co-stars – Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc and David Schwimmer – have now paid an emotional tribute to the actor. Recently, they issued a joint statement and mentioned that they are ‘devastated’ by the loss. The actors also shared that they are in ‘grieve’ and that it will take a little time to process this tragic loss.

“We are all so utterly devastated by the loss of Matthew. We were more than just cast mates. We are a family,” the statement read as reported by People. “There is so much to say, but right now we’re going to take a moment to grieve and process this unfathomable loss,” it added.

“In time we will say more, as and when we are able. For now, our thoughts and our love are with Matty’s family, his friends, and everyone who loved him around the world,” the statement further read.

Matthew Perry was found dead in a hot tub at his Los Angeles home, law enforcement sources told the LA Times earlier this week as reported by Variety. Following the tragic loss, the actor’s family had also issued a statement saying that his fans and well-wishers “meant so much” to him. “We are heartbroken by the tragic loss of our beloved son and brother,” the family said in a statement obtained by PEOPLE. “Matthew brought so much joy to the world, both as an actor and a friend. You all meant so much to him and we appreciate the tremendous outpouring of love,” their statement read.

Perry’s character, Chandler, on Friends (1994 to 2004) was widely loved by all for being sarcastic, kind, and humorous. In 2002, during the ninth season of Friends, Perry received a Primetime Emmy nomination for his role. Besides Friends, Perry appeared on other TV series too, including Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, Go On, The Odd Couple, and The West Wing. He secured two additional Emmy nominations in 2003 and 2004 for his role as Joe Quincy in the Aaron Sorkin political drama.

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