Could it BE any more of a sad news.!? Matthew Perry, known for immortalizing a character from FRIENDS – Chandler Bing, has left his fans in a state of shock after being found dead in his Los Angeles home. Reports have cited that he was drowned in the hot tub. A confirmed report is yet to surface; however, it is a loss that the world was not ready for.
One widely known fact about him was that he was a great fan of sports, namely pickleball, tennis, and the NHL, among many others. He was mostly known for his love for tennis. This is to the extent that he even reported regretting giving up the sport. His interaction with Men’s Health from 2012 has come to light, and he can be seen saying that giving up tennis was not a decision he had to make.
What killed his spirit was Los Angeles, where he later took up the charge of pursuing acting as a career.
Perry’s love for tennis is not a random word in the air. He was seen many times supporting his favorite celebrities and even making an appearance with them at an event. For instance, he joined the tunes of Andrew Agassi and Jennifer Capriati for exhibition tennis events. This was when he was at the peak of his career while playing the role of Chanandler Bong.
Actually it’s, Miss Chanandler Bong, was an epic reply of the character on the screen. The late actor was 54 years old on October 28, 2023.
His love for Ice Hockey and the NFL was known as well. He loved seeing the New England Patriots play in the NFL. Perry even witnessed the era of Tom Brady. That is when the team won the title six times. The Ottawa Senators were his favorites in the NHL, while the Toronto Blue Jays had him as a huge supporter in Baseball.
As per the sports news report, sports teams and celebrities have paid tribute to him by publishing a post on X, formerly Twitter. Fans have done the same by gathering outside the building that was often shown in the series.
Matthew Perry addresses Federer and Nadal playing together in 2017, saying he was in heaven. He never hesitated in congratulating the game winners—this was when Iga Swiatek won the US Open last year.
Additionally, Perry was a speaker on mental health. Some of his last posts on X, formerly Twitter, were also related to the same matter. Perry published on October 25, seeking everyone to make stigmas a stigma with the hashtag mental health.
Matthew Perry will be known for his portrayal of Mr. Bing and as a sports fan, having played a couple of games himself. Interestingly, he was ranked among the best in Ottawa at the very young age of thirteen.