Fans Remember Matthew Perry’s Hilarious Piers Morgan Parody, as Their Mourning Turns Into Reminiscence

Published 11/01/2023, 8:19 AM EDT

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In the wake of the sad news of Matthew Perry’s passing, fans and admirers worldwide have come together to honor the iconic actor’s life and legacy. While most of the world is mourning the loss of the star who played the hilarious character of Chandler Bing, some fans of the star have brought back one of his most memorable takeovers years after he had finished his stint with Friends.

Among the many treasured memories of Perry’s illustrious career, there is one particular gem that has still continued to bring both smiles and tears to his fans. It is his memorable takeover of Piers Morgan’s show.

A look back at when Matthew Perry hosted Piers Morgan Live

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While the world is still reeling from the news of Matthew Perry’s tragic passing, fans of the star have been pulling up old appearances that left them all clutching their stomachs. Back in 2013, almost a decade after the NBC sitcom came to an end, Matthew Perry gave his fans a comeback. In a surprising turn of events, he ended up standing in for Piers Morgan on his CNN show.

While the comedian surprised viewers with his sudden appearance on the show, he joked, “I’m sure you’re not able to tell right away that I am not Piers Morgan.” He also pointed out that he did not have “a British accent” and a weird first name. Perry also poked some fun at the talk show host by saying that he did not know who he was. While the clip was over a decade old, fans could not help but reshare the clip of the late actor.

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While the host was one of the many celebrities who shared their heartbreak with Matthew Perry’s fans, his stuck out a little more than the rest as no one expected it from Morgan.

Piers Morgan pays his respects to Matthew Perry

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After the news of Matthew Perry’s passing, celebrities and fans have united in their loss of such an iconic star. From his co-stars, family, and even fans, everyone has been coming forward to pay their respects to the actor. In his tribute, Piers Morgan ended up taking to his Instagram to share the same CNN clip with a heartfelt caption.

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Morgan wrote, “An incredibly talented, and sadly tormented, man whose death at 54 is so very sad. RIP.” While the clip had fans laughing, the caption ended up bringing everyone back down to the reality of things. Although it might be a difficult time for most of his fans, they have all banded together and even showed up at the Friends apartment in New York to say their goodbyes to Matthew Perry.

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Prathika Prashant

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Prathika Prashant is an Entertainment Writer and Hollywood News Reporter at Netflix Junkie. Having 150+ articles to her name, her EdTech background helped her explore her love for writing. However, being a singer who can be seen covering her favorite songs in her free time is what truly got her into the glittery world of entertainment.

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