In his latest memoir, Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing, Matthew Perry addressed his alcohol and opioid addiction that led to a close to-dying revel in four years in the past.
The Friends superstar shared that he first started struggling with alcohol whilst he turned into 24 and had simply gotten forged within the iconic show: “I should handle it, sort of. But by the time I became 34, I turned into genuinely entrenched in numerous trouble,” he said. “But there have been years that I become sober throughout that time. Season 9 changed into the 12 months that I was sober the whole way thru. And guess which season I got nominated for Best Actor? I was like, ‘That have to inform me something.'”
As for his intention in penning this memoir, Perry said: “I had to wait till I turned into quite thoroughly sober — and away from the lively ailment of alcoholism and dependancy — to write all of it down. And the main aspect changed into, I become pretty certain that it would assist humans.”