Dubai resident Anthony Sebaly and many others woke up to the shocking news of Friends star Matthew Perry’s death. They expressed their deep sadness and disbelief about the loss of the beloved actor.
Anthony Sebaly mentioned that Friends has been a constant companion in the UAE. He would watch at least one episode of the show every day, emphasizing the deep emotional connection he had with the series.
Matthew Perry’s Battle and Inspiration:
Anthony admired Matthew Perry even more after reading his memoir, where Perry shared his long battle with addiction.
He described Perry as a true superhero who fought hard to overcome his difficulties and get his life back on track.
For some, Friends is more than just a TV show; it’s a series that binds people together.
Families like Tanvi Menon and her mother Lakshmi have watched Friends together and share emotional moments while enjoying the series.
The Legacy of Chandler Bing:
Lakshmi expressed that Matthew Perry’s character, Chandler Muriel Bing, will always be her favorite.
She believes that even though Perry is gone, his legacy will continue to bring laughter to people’s lives.
Social media was flooded with tributes to Matthew Perry, with many users recalling Friends’ episode-naming convention by calling it “The One Where We Lost a Friend.”
A Heartbreaking Loss:
Afrah Najeeb, who first discovered Friends in Grade 8, expressed her profound connection to the series.
She recalled watching the show during vacations and how it became an essential part of her life.
Perry’s passing has left her heartbroken, and she feels like she has lost a close family member.