This was the announcement the whole world had been waiting for, and its absence disappointed fans of the series “Friends.” The cast of “Friends” breaks their silence and in a joint statement says goodbye to Matthew Perry, who died suddenly on October 28. Cox, Kudrow, Aniston, LeBlanc and Schwimmer make a declaration.
Matthew Perry, who gained worldwide fame thanks to his role as Chandler in the cult sitcom “Friends”, was found dead in his home on October 28. The actor died suddenly. The cause of death is not yet known. The police are waiting for the results of detailed tests. At the moment, however, the involvement of third parties or a drug overdose is ruled out, because no substances were found in the actor’s house.
The world mourned the news of Matthew Perry’s death. Condolences for the actor’s family and loved ones are coming from all over the world. Even from politicians. The case is covered by all major world media, and the largest television stations broadcast special programs dedicated to Perry. Fans gather in front of the building where “Friends” was filmed and leave flowers and candles. The actor’s family issued a statement on the matter. However, everyone was waiting for one more statement. Fans were waiting for a statement from Perry’s friends from the set of “Friends”, but it did not come, which caused a wave of criticism. Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc and David Schwimmer broke their silence on October 30 late in the evening. In a joint statement, they say goodbye to their friend and declare:
“We are all so utterly devastated by the loss of Matthew. We were more than just cast mates. We are a family. There is so much to say, but right now we’re going to take a moment to grieve and process this unfathomable loss. In time we will say more, as and when we are able. For now, our thoughts and our love are with Matty’s family, his friends, and everyone who loved him around the world.” – their statement reads.