The ‘Friends’ Cast Might Soon Pay a ‘Rightfully Deserving’ Public Tribute to Beloved Matthew Perry at the Esteemed Emmys 2024

Published 11/18/2023, 3:53 AM EST

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On the 25th anniversary of Friends, the 6 of them came together to recreate the magic of their togetherness in 2021. However, now when the NBC sitcom stars get together, there will be one person missing, Matthew Perry. After the Canadian actor’s demise, his co-stars and close friends shared their devastating emotions. But the cast of the ’90s show wants to do something more for their beloved friend by reuniting once again.

If whispers are to be believed, the entire cast might appear together soon for a special gesture for the late actor. 

Friends cast to honor Matthew Perry soon

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After the WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes ended, Hollywood is getting back on its feet with the 2024 Emmys approaching. This glam night might be a platform for the cast of the fan-favorite sitcom to remember Matthew Perry once again. According to DailyMail, there are talks about the Friends cast wanting to honor the Canadian actor publically and give him “the tribute he so rightfully deserves.” And as the report says, they might do it at the 2024 Emmys.

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While the glam night is likely to remember the late star in its Memorium segment, his close ones want to contribute to it by sharing their emotions as well. Jennifer Aniston, Matt LeBlanc, Lisa Kudrow, and David Schwimmer are likely to share their intimate favorite moments from the stage, aiming to show the world how Matthew Perry was in real life. The only thing they now want is the blessings of Perry’s family members.

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If they get through it, the Friends cast will celebrate Matthew Perry and the moments he left behind for them. This brings us to the question, when are the 2024 Emmy Awards happening?

The Emmy Awards 2024 is finally taking place in LA

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For the first time in 22 years, the Emmys met with an uncanny fate owing to the strikes. However, with its conclusion, Hollywood is now eagerly waiting for January 15, 2024, for the 75th Emmy Awards will take place at the Peacock Theatre in LA. Stars like Ryan Reynolds, Jenna Ortega, Sydney Sweeney, and several others are expected to join the glam night to serve iconic fashion as well.

Notably, Matthew Perry has also received 5 Emmy nominations throughout his career. In 2002, he got a nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for Friends. Subsequently, he also got nominations in various categories in the years 2003 and 2004 as well. Though Perry would not be present this year, his ‘friends’ seem to be making sure his presence is felt throughout.

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What is your favorite memory of Matthew Perry from Friends? Let us know in the comments below.

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Neha Chande

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Meet Neha Chande, an entertainment writer at Netflix Junkie, who has written more than 1100 articles. With a Master's degree in English Literature, Neha believes in unbiased journalism. Before delving into her passion for writing and cinema, she taught English and communication skills as a facilitator and lecturer.

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