Fans Concerned for Matthew Perry After Reunion Selfie

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A recent picture shared by Courteney Cox has left everyone worried about Mathew Perry…

He just doesn’t look the same.

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And some fans think they have the answer to his “worrying” picture…

Now, Friends is arguably one of the most successful sitcoms of all time.

We were introduced to the Friends gang back in 1994, when Ross (David Schwimmer), Rachel (Jennifer Aniston), Chandler (Matthew Perry), Monica, (Courteney Cox), Phoebe (Lisa Kudrow), and Joey (Matt LeBlanc) first burst onto our screens.

It was an instant hit…

Created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, the comedy follows the friends, who live in the same New York apartment block, as they together navigate through the turbulent years of their late twenties.

And we grew to become incredibly attached to these characters…



The show truly made us feel like a member of the Friends gang, even when we were conflicted over whether Ross and Rachel really were on a break or not… FYI they totally were on a break.

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And we watched through our tears as the gang said their final goodbyes to the apartment we had all grown to know and love for the past decade.



Monica and Chandler were starting a family, Phoebe was newly married, Rachel had a new job in Paris… As with a lot of friendships, the gang had grown apart and were embarking upon their separate journeys.

Oh, and Rachel got off the plane…



Fans rejoiced as Ross and Rachel finally put their differences aside and got back together.

We have never found out what happened to the gang. Did Rachel and Ross stay together? Would Monica and Chandler ever get divorced? Did Joey ever make it as a big actor?



Apart from the occasional reunion on talk shows, fans have had their fair share of disappointments when it comes to waiting for a Friends reunion.

A trailer for a Friends movie went viral a couple of years ago, giving superfans false hope that the sitcom was hitting the box office…



But it wasn’t to be.
The trailer was quickly confirmed to be fake and, again, our dreams were shattered.

Matt Le Blanc left fans heartbroken last year as he rejected calls for the show to return, saying the sitcom simply “wouldn’t be the same” in an interview with the Mail Online. He added, “People want to know what happened to them. But it was about a finite period in a person’s life after college, before you settle down and start a family.”

The show’s co-creator Marta Kauffman, says she constantly gets “nagged” by fans to bring the sitcom back. “Watch the old ones – there is no way we could win that. And there’s no way it would be satisfying and it’ll never happen. We’ll never do it,” she said in an interview with Deadline.

So, yeah… Things didn’t look too great on the reunion front…

Many worry that, because Friends was about a group of people in their twenties and thirties, it just wouldn’t work following the gang through their forties and fifties.

Well, the news we were all waiting for arrived …

All of the cast posted the same throwback picture on Instagram confirming the news of an official reunion.

But sadly, the reunion will simply be a sit-down with the entire cast and crew to just catch up and reminisce on the good times. It still sounds brilliant, though!

Fans were asking a lot of questions…

And thankfully for them (and us), Courteney Cox has revealed exactly what to expect.

Speaking with Kevin Nealon on Hiking with Kevin, Courteney explained what the show would involve…

She said, “So the exciting thing is that we’re all going to get together for the first time, in a room, and actually talk about the show, and it’s going to be on HBO Max, and I’m so excited.”

“We’re going to have the best time. It’s going to be great. We really haven’t all done that and actually sat there and talked about and reminisced about this incredible experience that we had. It’s gonna be fantastic,” she went on to explain.



Along with the channel releasing all 10 seasons of the sitcom for viewers to watch on-demand.



Due to the pandemic, the Friends reunion was called off “indefinitely,” just a week before filming was set to take place.

No one thought the pandemic could get any worse?!



Because we were given a very special treat.

A first look behind the scenes!



With some photos that have the internet feeling thrilled.




And not only have we been given a sneak peek behind the scenes…

We’ve also seen an influx of cast pictures in the last few months.

But the one person who has remained absent in recent selfies?

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Matthew Perry, or Chandler Bing… Or Miss Chandler Bong.

While the rest of the cast have been working on various projects…

Perry has instead remained out of the spotlight as he deals with health and addiction issues.

People have been left feeling pretty worried about the actor…

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Especially after he was seen lunching with Courteney Cox.

Courteney recently posted a selfie from their lunch date…

With a very Monica-Esque caption, writing, “Guess who I had lunch with today…I KNOW!! Could I BE any happier?”

The pair haven’t been pictured together in years, so it was a big deal…

Even Lisa Kudrow, who played Phoebe Buffay, commented, “Lucky lucky. #beautifulpeople.” While Jennifer, using her freshly activated Instagram account commented, “MATTY!! I LOVE YOU, GUYS” with a series of love heart emojis.

And many were quick to share their Friends quotes…

One Instagram user commented, “Chandler finally learned how to smile in front of the camera”, while another wrote, “MY EYES! MY EYES!!”

But, as much as we love to see Monica and Chandler reunited…

There’s one thing that many people couldn’t help but notice…

Matthew’s face.

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It just looks… Different. And we can’t put our fingers on what it is that’s so different. Is it the color of his hair? Has he had cosmetic surgery? Why are his lips that color? The questions are endless.

Matthew looks completely unrecognizable in the selfie…

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Which has now been liked over 3 million times.

And people are more than a little worried…







And others have some wild theories…

Maybe it’s just a FaceApp filter?


But most people had a different thought…

Plastic surgery… I mean it is what Hollywood stars do, right?


Maybe it’s just all down to aging?

What do you think?
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