David Schwimmer Remembers Matthew Perry’s Legacy While Giving Chandler Bing a Nod for One Last Time
Matthew Perry's untimely passing away on October 28, came across as shocking news not only for his fans but also his close aides. David Schwimmer who shared the screen on NBC television sitcom Friends recently shared a heartfelt farewell to his close friend and co-star Perry on Instagram.
The actor shared a picture with Perry captioned, "Matty, Thank you for ten incredible years of laughter and creativity. I will never forget your impeccable comic timing and delivery. You could take a straight line of dialogue and bend it to your will, resulting in something so entirely original and unexpectedly funny it still astonishes."
Schwimmer continued, "And you had heart. Which you were generous with, and shared with us, so we could create a family out of six strangers. This photo is from one of my favorite moments with you. Now it makes me smile and grieve at the same time." Reminiscing the good old times he further wrote, "I imagine you up there, somewhere, in the same white suit, hands in your pockets, looking around — “Could there BE any more clouds?” as he concluded his tribute post to Perry.
The post has its comments disabled, however, the post went viral over social media as it came across his first statement on the heavy loss of a dear friend. Previously, the star cast of Friends shared a joint statement as they were all shocked by the unfortunate news.
Lisa Kudrow also shared a tribute post for Perry on Instagram. Accompanied by a photo of the two together, Kudrow expressed her gratitude for the time she spent with Perry before his passing. The caption of the Instagram post recounted the journey from shooting the pilot of Friends, originally titled Friends Like Us, to the exhilarating moment of the show getting picked up and the subsequent NBC Upfronts.
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Kudrow went beyond the professional dynamics with Perry; she wrote, "Shot the pilot, Friends Like Us, got picked up then immediately, we were at the NBC Upfronts. Then…You suggested we play poker AND made it so much fun while we initially bonded. Thank you for that. Thank you for making me laugh so hard at something you said, that my muscles ached, and tears poured down my face EVERY DAY."
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She continued thanking Perry in her post, writing, "Thank you for your open heart in a six-way relationship that required compromise. And a lot of talking. Thank you for showing up at work when you weren’t well and then, being completely brilliant. Kudrow signed off by reminiscing the emotional connection the two shared beyond the sets of Friends, "Thank you for the best 10 years a person gets to have. Thank you for trusting me. Thank you for all I learned about GRACE and LOVE through knowing you. Thank you for the time I got to have with you, Matthew."
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