Courteney Cox broke her silence on Matthew Perry‘s premature dying in a brand new assertion that she penned through Instagram on November 14. In her post, the 59-year-old actress included a video of the well-known Pals scene between her and Perry’s characters, Chandler and Monica, after they obtained collectively for the primary time in London.
“I’m so grateful for each second I had with you Matty, and I miss you daily,” Courteney wrote. “Once you work with somebody as intently as I did with Matthew, there are literally thousands of moments I want I may share. For now, right here’s one in every of my favorites. To present somewhat backstory, Chandler and Monica have been imagined to have a one-night fling in London. However due to the viewers’s response, it turned the start of their love story. On this scene, earlier than we began rolling, he whispered a humorous line for me to say. He usually did issues like that. He was humorous and he was sort.”
Cox’s touching tribute comes hours after Matt LeBlanc additionally launched a coronary heart wrenching tribute for his pal through Instagram. LeBlanc, 56, started his assertion by saying “goodbye” to Perry.
“Matthew, it’s with a heavy coronary heart I say ‘goodbye,’” LeBlanc wrote. “The instances we had collectively are actually among the many favourite instances of my life. It was an honor to share the stage with you and to name you my pal. I’ll all the time smile once I consider you, and I’ll always remember you. By no means. Unfold your wings and fly brother you’re lastly free. A lot love. And I suppose you’re maintaining the 20 bucks you owe me.”
Each LeBlanc and Cox’s tributes come two weeks after the remainder of the Pals forged — Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer and Jennifer Aniston — offered a gaggle assertion following Perry’s dying.
“We’re all so totally devastated by the lack of Matthew,” they stated of their October 30 assertion obtained by PEOPLE. “We have been extra than simply castmates. We’re a household. There may be a lot to say, however proper now, we’re going to take a second to grieve and course of this unfathomable loss. In time, we are going to say extra, as and once we are ready. For now, our ideas and our love are with Matty’s household, his mates, and everybody who liked him around the globe.”
Perry was discovered lifeless on October 28 in a jacuzzi at his dwelling in Pacific Palisades, California. Round per week later, the Pals forged and a number of other of Perry’s family members held a personal funeral for him, the place the late comic was laid to relaxation in Forest Garden Memorial Park in Los Angeles.