An Iconic NYC ‘Friends’ Gesture Leaves the World Touched for the Final Tribute to Matthew Perry

Published 10/29/2023, 1:03 PM EDT

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Matthew Perry’s death is arguably the most shocking tragedy of 2023. The actor took his final breath in his Los Angeles home on Saturday. The saddening news shook the film fraternity to its core. Moreover, it has also sparked an outpouring of public grief around the world. It is not very often that the world witnesses a generational talent like the Friends alumni. Undoubtedly, Perry left a huge void among the audience.

In the ambiance of grief and utmost melancholy, fans paid their tributes to the late star by honoring his role in the popular sitcom Friends.

Saddened fans honor Matthew Perry in an iconic manner in NYC


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Matthew Perry as the iconic character, Chandler Bing, in Friends was undoubtedly a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The comedian’s portrayal of the character was at par. Over a period of ten seasons, Perry carved a special place in the hearts of the audience with his impeccable one-liners. As the actor bid his final farewell to the world, fans paid their respects and condolences to the star for the final time. Shortly after the actor’s demise, a huge crowd gathered outside his character Chandler Bing’s NYC apartment as they laid flowers outside the building.

As per the videos circulating on social media, a gathering of several people came together near West Manhattan to mourn the tragedy and clicked pictures of the locale as a memoir. The six-story residential building played a key role in the making of the popular sitcom. Moreover, a series of iconic scenes and moments from Friends were filmed in the apartment.


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The heart-touching gesture in NYC surely proves that Perry has left behind an everlasting legacy among the fans. Meanwhile, a handful of his co-stars also paid their tributes to Friends’ alumni as they reminisced upon some adorable moments of the actor.

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Matthew Perry’s tragic death seems like a bitter pill to swallow. His friends and fans are left in profound sorrow and all that is left for the fans are the memories of the dear actor. Shortly after the shocking news surfaced online, his Friends co-star Maggie Wheeler took to Instagram to express her grief over the same. Wheeler shared a throwback picture of her with Perry on the sets of Friends as she penned down an emotional note.


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Co-stars Mira Sorvino and Laura Benanti, who worked alongside the American actor, also mourned the actor’s demise online. Selma Blair also joined the bandwagon as she shared a wholesome glimpse of her “oldest boyfriend.” 


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