While Mourning Sudden Demise of Matthew Perry, Female World Champion Brings Up ‘Friends’ Star’s Inspiring Words While Advocating for Addiction Awareness Week

Published 10/30/2023, 2:02 PM EDT

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In a shocking turn of events, beloved ‘Friends’ actor Matthew Perry has passed away. The news was first reported by The LA Times and TMZ, and it was revealed that he was found unresponsive in the hot tub at his home on a fateful Saturday. The circumstances surrounding his death have left many in suspense. Currently, the post-mortem examination hasn’t declared anything of substance as of now. So, the officials are waiting for the findings of toxicology tests to unravel the mystery surrounding the actor’s untimely demise.

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His death has left an immense impact on a lot of people. There are many celebrities who are mourning the death of the actor who played the iconic character of  Chandler Bing in Friends. Even the former IBF female champion remembered the ‘King of Sarcasm’, in a few of her stories. She even tried to send messages to her followers through the inspiring story of the comical legend, Matthew Perry.

Ebanie Bridges uses Matthew Perry’s interview to spread awareness about addiction

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As it turns out, Ebanie Bridges admired Matthew Perry for his work, not just for his acting in some great TV shows and movies, but also for his work pertaining to addiction. Perry himself has struggled with addiction. He was in and out of rehab. In one of his interviews, he stated that he always tries to help people who’ve been through the same things he has.

So, Bridges posted an Instagram Story where she shared an Instagram Post of Perry’s interview about how he’d want to be viewed after his demise. He stated that he tries to never back down from helping people. He said, “I created the Perry House in Malibu, a sober living facility for men. I also wrote my play The End of Longing, which is a personal message to the world, an exaggerated form of me as a drunk. I had something important to say to people like me, and to people who love people like me.

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So, Bridges used the voice of Perry to talk about an important issue. She wants the world to think like the actor more, and help people who are struggling with addiction issues, as it’d eventually help in making the world a better place. She also shared one more story, hours before she posted this one.

Bridges remembers the last interview with Matthew Perry

In her story posted around 21 hours ago, the Australian boxer shared a post from an Instagram account named Pubity. Through this, she shared her love and admiration for the actor. It’s evident that the death of the actor has definitely left an impact on the boxer, and she’s finding ways to cope with such devastating news.

 

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In the post, a quote from his last interview has been shared, in which Perry stated that nobody is alone in the world, and there are always people who can understand and empathize with their conditions. He said, “I want people to understand that they’re not alone, that there are other people feeling exactly the way they’re feeling, that their behavior is not insane, that they have a disease and it’s not their fault.

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So, Perry was a kind soul and left this world after spreading joy in this world through his body of work. A lot of people have shared their condolences on the event of his passing. What are your thoughts about this? Tell us in the comments section.

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Chirag Radhyan is a Boxing Writer at EssentiallySports. He has authored over 300 articles and loves to talk about the animosity between athletes, leading up to a fight. His coverage of the off-court drama between Jake Paul and Tommy Fury received widespread appreciation from readers.
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