January 16, 2024


Charlie Puth pays tribute to Matthew Perry, Andre Braugher at Emmys

Many other celebrities were honoured during the "in Memoriam" tribute at the Primetime Emmy Awards

By Javeria Shahid January 16, 2024

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The 75th annual Primetime Emmy Awards paid tribute to legendary actors, including Matthew Perry, Andre Braugher, Suzane Somers, and others from the television community who have passed away over the past year.

During the celebratory event the Emmys paused to pay a heartfelt tribute in the "In Memoriam" segment during which Charlie Puth serenaded his hit song, See You Again.

Behind the vocal magic of the 32-year-old singer and record producer, a slideshow was featured the luminaries who left an indelible mark on the industry.

The emotional homage left the audience in the Peacock Theater in Los Angeles and TV viewers in tears.

In addition to the emotional rollercoaster, the Attention hitmaker transitioned into the tunes of the Friends theme song, I’ll Be There For You.

The final faces shown on the slide shows included Brooklyn Nine-Nine star, Braugher, Alan Arkin, Barbara Walters, and Harry Belafonte.

Meanwhile, the teary tribute came to an end with Perry, widely acclaimed for his role as Chandler Bing in the comedy sitcom, Friends.

Perry’s death news sent his friends, fans, and colleagues alike in utter shock. The news of his tragic death was reported on October 2023.

The actor died at the age of 54 and the reason was officially cited in the documents obtained by Page Six as, "acute effects of ketamine." Other factors include drowning, coronary artery disease, and buprenorphine.

Meanwhile, Braughter passed away at the age of 61 following a battle with lung cancer.

Other colleagues from the industry that were honored during the event included, Norman Lear, Len Goodman, Cindy Williams, Bob Barker, Treat Williams, and Jerry Springer.