Matthew Perry, Friends' Chandler Bing, found dead at 54 in hot tub.
Friends' Chandler Bing, Matthew Perry, found dead at 54 in hot tub.
Today is a heartbreaking day for the entire Friends fandom as Matthew Perry, known as Chandler Bing, has passed away. Police sources report that he was found dead in a hot tub at the age of 54. His body was discovered by the Los Angeles Police around 4 am. Born into affluence, Perry grew up in Montreal and Los Angeles, starting his career in childhood. Currently, there is no suspicion of foul play by the authorities, but the homicide and robberies unit is conducting a thorough investigation. The news has sent shockwaves across social media.
The actor, Matthew Perry, had a prolonged struggle with addiction to painkillers and alcohol. He underwent multiple rehab stints, with an estimated expenditure of around USD 9 million on treatment. Despite his challenges, he faced severe anxiety, even during the production of the popular sitcom. Perry also dealt with health issues, but no drugs were reportedly found at his residence. As of now, his management team has refrained from making a public statement.
The star's demise has left fans profoundly saddened. Friends hold immense significance in the formative years of millions worldwide. Accidental drowning, often linked to cardiac arrests, isn't uncommon. Children face heightened risk. Notable figures like Whitney Houston, Sridevi, and Naya Rivera succumbed to drowning in the past.