Matthew Perry admitted to having bizarre feelings of resentment towards Keanu Reeves in his memoirs.
The Friends star is releasing her memoir this week Friends, lovers and the great terrible thingin which he writes about his time on the hit sitcom and his long struggles with alcohol addiction and painkillers.
However, in new excerpts from the memoirs shared by Page sixPerry also makes some admissions regarding his strong feelings about it The matrix star.
Reeves is mentioned in the book when Perry comments on the death of River Phoenix, who was a close friend of Reeves before his death at the age of 23. Perry’s first film, the 1998 film A night in the life of Jimmy Reardonstarred alongside Phoenix.
In his memoirs, Perry writes: “Why do original thinkers like River Phoenix and Heath Ledger die, but Keanu Reeves still walks among us?”
He also does similar research to Reeves when discussing Chris Farley, who died of an overdose in 1997, just after the couple shot Christopher Guest’s film. Almost Heroes together.
Describing learning that Farley had died of a drug overdose, Perry writes: “I made a hole in the wall of Jennifer Aniston’s dressing room when I found out. Keanu Reeves walks among us.
The independent reached out to representatives from Perry and Reeves for comment.
It’s unclear where Perry’s dislike of Reeves comes from. However, the comments baffled social media users, who said they were “not looking good” for the Friends star.
“What’s the reason? I don’t think they even worked together,” reads a tweet.
“What the hell is going on with Matthew Perry’s (apparently) groundless hatred of Keanu Reeves?” wrote another commentator. “The guy is loved by everyone in Hollywood and Matthew wishes him death? It’s normal.”
According to IMDB, Reeves and Perry have never worked on any movies together.
Elsewhere in his autobiography, Perry said that when his addiction problems were at their peak, he was taking 55 strong painkillers a day to finish filming. Friends.
After filming Chandler and Monica’s (Courteney Cox) wedding in Season 7, he was taken to rehab in a pickup truck.
In more recent years, Perry was supposed to appear in the Netflix movie Don’t look upbut he had to withdraw after his heart stopped beating for five minutes while he was in rehab.
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