Matthew Perry recently spoke with GQHis memoir will soon be published “Friends, Lovers & The Big Terrible Thing,”And he explained that he was “completely honest”He recounts his addiction experience. The “Friends”Star revealed that he was unable to stop crying after reading his own book. He realized that the tragic story was his.
Perry also spoke out about his past troubles in a sit down interview Interview with Diane Sawyer for ABC, which aired on October 28. Perry admitted that he began to drink at the age of 14. “in heaven”Under the influence of alcohol. Perry was later afflicted by his addictions. “Friends,”Where he was able to recall showing up for work “blindly hungover, like shaking and crazy hungover.”He also remembered a drug addiction, confessing that he used to take up to 55 Vicodin per day. Surprisingly, he used to doctor shop and look through open house medicine cabinets, taking what pills he could find.
Perry shared that Jennifer Aniston was his co-star and one of the first crew members who confronted Perry about his addiction. Unfortunately, Perry admittedHe “wasn’t in a position to stop”Aniston rushed to Perry’s aid. Perry said that he had trouble watching the popular 90’s TV show because it told the story of his struggle with addiction for years. “In a weird way, I feel sorry for that guy, because that’s a guy that’s out of control,” Perry . “I didn’t know what was going on with me.”
Help is available for anyone suffering from addiction. Visit the Website of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Contact SAMHSA’s National Helpline at 1-800-662-HELP (4357)