Courteney Cox, known for her role as Monica in the hit television show Friends, recently paid tribute to her co-star and onscreen husband Matthew Perry. The tribute, shared on social media, featured a video of Monica and Chandler’s first fling in the show, reminiscing about their relationship that eventually led to marriage. Cox expressed her gratitude for the moments she shared with Perry and conveyed how much she misses him every day. She also shared a heartwarming anecdote about the close bond they shared while working together.
The video shared by Cox included two parts – the aired clip from the show and a longer version that showed the real-life friendship between Cox and Perry. The clip from the show featured a scene where Ross, played by David Schwimmer, excitedly announces his impending marriage while Chandler, played by Perry, tries not to appear suspicious. Monica, played by Cox, emerges from under the covers and asks Chandler if Ross knew she was there.
In the extended version of the clip, after Monica asks the same question, there is a long pause between the actors before Cox jokes and pretends to go back under the covers. She then reveals that Perry had told her to say it, showcasing the humorous and lighthearted moments they shared on set.
Cox’s tribute comes on the heels of a heartfelt message shared by fellow Friends co-star, Matt LeBlanc, who played the role of Joey. LeBlanc expressed his sadness at Perry’s passing and reminisced about the cherished moments they shared on and off the stage. He bid a touching farewell to his friend, honoring their time together and the impact Perry had on his life.
Perry’s sudden death on October 28 left the entertainment industry and fans in shock as they mourned the loss of the beloved actor. The cause of his death has not been announced, as authorities await the results of toxicology reports following an autopsy. The actor’s passing has been a source of immense grief for his Friends co-stars, who released a joint statement grieving the loss of Perry and emphasizing the strong bond they shared as a cast.
The outpouring of love and tributes from the Friends actors highlights the deep connection they shared both on and off screen. The impact of Perry’s passing has resonated with fans and colleagues alike, underscoring the lasting legacy of the show and the close-knit friendships formed among the cast members. As the world mourns the loss of Matthew Perry, his memory will endure through the cherished moments and unforgettable performances he shared with his Friends co-stars.