Friends Star Matt LeBlanc Pays Tribute To Matthew Perry


In a heartfelt statement, former Friends star Matt LeBlanc broke his silence on the tragic death of his co-star Matthew Perry. LeBlanc fondly recalled their time together on the hit sitcom, describing it as the best years of his life.

Key Takeaway

Matt LeBlanc shares his heartfelt tribute to his late co-star Matthew Perry, highlighting their cherished time together on Friends. The funeral, attended by Friends castmates, served as a somber farewell to Perry, whose death remains surrounded by unanswered questions.

LeBlanc expressed his deep admiration for Perry, saying, “It was an honor to share the stage with you and to call you my friend. I will always smile when I think of you and I’ll never forget you. Never.”

Adding a touch of humor to lighten the emotional moment, LeBlanc cheekily remarked, “Spread your wings and fly, brother. You’re finally free. Much love. Oh, and I guess you’re keeping the 20 bucks you owe me.”

Friends Castmates Bid Farewell

Perry’s funeral, attended by fellow Friends castmates Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, and David Schwimmer, took place earlier this month. The service was somber, reflecting the shock and grief felt by the world following Perry’s sudden passing.

The Hollywood Hills cemetery Forest Lawn became the final resting place for Perry, with his casket laid in a secluded area next to other esteemed actors, including Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds.

Unanswered Questions Surrounding Perry’s Death

Perry’s untimely death, initially discovered when he was found unresponsive in his jacuzzi, has left many unanswered questions. The cause of death is still pending autopsy results, and it may take several more weeks to have a clearer understanding of what transpired.

Despite his past struggles with substance abuse, Perry had turned his life around and was reportedly in a positive place both professionally and personally before his passing.