October 31, 2023


Matthew Perry Friends co-stars mourn actor's death

Jennifer Aniston, Courtney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc and David Schwimmer are taking their time process that Mathew Perry is no more

By Javeria Shahid October 31, 2023
Friends co-stars are utterly devasted after Mathew Perrys death
Friends co-stars are 'utterly devasted' after Mathew Perry's death

The cast of Friends released a joint statement to mourn the death of their former co-star Matthew Perry.

Their statements were among the most highly anticipated ones following the death of actor, who played the character of Chandler Bing in10 seasons on the NBC hit.

According to Page Six, the cast mates of Friends spoke out in a joint statement to PEOPLE, “We are all so utterly devastated by the loss of Matthew. We were more than just cast mates. We are a family.”

The statement from Jennifer Aniston, Courtney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc and David Schwimmer continued, “There is so much to say, but right now we’re going to take a moment to grieve and process this unfathomable loss.”

The actors went on to request for space to grieve the loss of Perry, saying, "In time we will say more, as and when we are able.”

The statement concluded, "For now, our thoughts and our love are with Matty’s family, his friends, and everyone who loved him around the world."

The message was signed by Aniston, 54, Cox, 59, Kudrow, 60, LeBlanc, 56, and Schwimmer, 56.

Among other Friends favorites to extend their condolences on the passing soul were Maggie Wheeler, who portrayed Chandler's on again, off again TV girlfriend Janice.

She took to Instagram and posted a picture from the past with her onscreen boyfriend.

She captioned the post, “What a loss. The world will miss you Mathew Perry,” and continued, “The joy you brought to so many in your too short lifetime will live on. I feel so very blessed by every creative moment we shared.”

Perry, who died on Saturday at the age of 54, was first entered the hit series as a wry wingman and later was lended a leading role of Chandler Bing in a pitch-perfect comedic performance that granted him a nomination in Emmy 2002.