Jennifer Aniston and David Schwimmer, Rachel and Ross from “Friends”, shared personal memories of their friend Matthew Perry, who died in October. Aniston, publishing a fragment of a conversation with the actor, drew attention to the actor’s humor, which he wanted to share with as many people as possible. “You always made my day better,” she noted. Schwimmer, in turn, noted that Perry’s “generous heart” helped “create a family out of six strangers.”
Matthew Perry, star of the series “Friends”, was found dead on October 28 in his Los Angeles mansion. He was 54 years old. An autopsy was performed did not provide a clear answer to the question of why Perry died. Investigators are still waiting for the results of the toxicology report, the preparation of which may take up to several weeks.
The actor was buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Los Angeles. The two-hour ceremony was private. About 20 people attended – members of the actor’s immediate family, including the actor’s parents and stepfather, as well as Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer and Matt LeBlanc.
Aniston to Perry: I talk to you every day. Rest
Jennifer Aniston mentioned her friend on Tuesday. “Farewell to our Matty was an incredible wave of emotions that I had never experienced before,” she admitted.
She pointed out that “each of us has experienced the loss of life or love at some point in our lives.” “In this sadness, you have the opportunity to feel moments of joy and gratitude for loving someone so deeply. We loved him deeply. He was part of our DNA. There were always six of us. It was a chosen family that forever changed who we were and what our path was supposed to be,” she wrote.
“Matty KNEW he loved making people laugh. As he himself said, if he didn’t hear laughter, he thought he was going to die. His life literally depended on it. And he did it. He made us all laugh, he had the hardest laugh. I’ve been hanging out for the past few weeks over our messages. Laughing, crying, then laughing again. I will keep them forever,” emphasized Rachel from the series.
The actress on Instagram showed one of the messages that Perry – as she mentioned – sent her unexpectedly one day. Perry sent her a photo from the set of “Friends” and wrote: “Making you laugh makes my day. Makes your day better“, to which Aniston replied: “Ah, the first of thousands of times…“.
“Matty, I love you so much and I know that you are completely calm and pain-free right now. I talk to you every day… sometimes I can almost hear you saying, ‘Could you be crazier?'” Aniston continued. “Rest, brother. You always made my day better…” – she finished, publishing one of the scenes from “Friends” in the entry.
Schwimmer to Perry: Thank you for ten amazing years
At a similar time, the entry was also published by David Schwimmer, i.e. Ross from “Friends”. “Matty, thank you for ten incredible years filled with laughter and creativity. I will never forget your impeccable comic timing. You were able to take a simple line of dialogue and bend it to your liking, resulting in something so completely original and unexpectedly funny that it still amazes me,” he admitted.
“You had a heart, you were generous and you shared it with us so that we could create a family of six strangers,” he emphasized.
Schwimmer attached a photo to the post, which he explained was from one of his favorite moments with Perry. “Now it makes me smile and sad,” he wrote. “I imagine you’re out there somewhere, in that same white suit, with your hands in your pockets, looking around and saying, ‘Can there be any more clouds here?'” he quoted one of Chandler’s famous lines.
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Before Fellow “Friends” actors Matt LeBlanc and Courteney Cox published their memoirs about the actor. In personal posts posted a few hours apart on Tuesday, LeBlanc, the series’ Joey, noted that the time spent with the actor was “one of the favorites of his life.”
“I will always smile when I think of you and I will never forget you. Never,” the actor emphasized. “Spread your wings and fly, brother, you’re finally free. And I assume you’ll keep the 20 bucks you owe me,” he wrote.
In turn, Cox, the series’ Monica, shared with fans one of her “favorite moments” from working on the set of the series, when she and Perry acted out a scene in bed in a hotel room in London. “Matty, I miss you every day,” she emphasized.
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