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Matthew Perry has promised to remove gratuitous swipes at Keanu Reeves from future printings of the Friends actor’s memoirs.
in Friends, lovers and the big terrible thingPerry twice mocked Reeves when he wrote about the deaths of “talented” actors like Heath Ledger, Chris Farley and River Phoenix.
“Why do original thinkers like River Phoenix and Heath Ledger die, but Keanu Reeves still walks among us?” Berry wrote in one chapter. On his reaction to Farley’s death, Perry added, “I blew a hole in the wall of Jennifer Aniston’s locker room when I found out. Keanu Reeves walks among us. “
Readers did not take very kindly to Perry’s criticisms of the John Wick The actor and all nice dude accounts, forcing Berry to apologize immediately. After nearly six months of controversy, photographer Chandler Bing has promised to go one step further by removing references to Reeves from his tome when it is republished.
“I said something stupid,” Perry said at the Los Angeles Times Book Festival on Saturday (via diverse). “I withdrew his name because I live on the same street. I have publicly apologized to him. Any future editions of the book will not have his name in them.”
Perry added, “If I met the guy, I would apologize. It was just stupid.”
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