Hollywood is mourning the lack of a beloved buddy.
Matthew Perry, who portrayed character Chandler Bing on 10 seasons of Friends, died on Oct. 28 after an apparent drowning at his Southern California dwelling, a rep and regulation enforcement supply confirmed to NBC Information. He was 54.
In keeping with the regulation enforcement supply, the incident was “handled as a water rescue,” and there is not any obvious foul play.
The Complete 9 Yards actor’s passing comes only one 12 months after the discharge of his memoir, Friends, Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing. “Folks have simply beloved it,” Perry, who shared his struggle with addiction in the book, instructed E! Information in Nov. 2022. “I shied away from nothing and I instructed the reality and the largest factor was, the aim was, to assist individuals and I do know of lots of people already who’ve been helped by it.”
The Studio 60 on the Sundown Strip alum additionally famous that it shocked him how a lot “individuals took the story into their hearts,” including, “We have already heard about 5 completely different folks that have learn it after which checked into rehab the following day.”
As information of Perry’s loss of life emerged, many followers and fellow stars took to social media to honor his reminiscence.
“He struggled a lot with dependancy and was courageous sufficient to be open and sincere about it,” Olivia Munn wrote on Instagram Story Oct. 28. “I am so sorry to his household and pals who’re getting this information at the moment. Nothing wanting heartbreaking.”