Matthew Perry has apologized for comments he made about Keanu Reeves in his new memoir.
In his book, Perry wondered why an actor like Heath Ledger would die if Reeves “still walks among us.”
According to US Weekly, Reeves reportedly thought Perry’s comments came out of “left field.”
Keanu Reeves has responded to comments Matthew Perry made about him in his new memoir. us weekly.
“Perry’s New Memoirs”Friends, Lovers and The Big Terrible ThingAn insider previously revealed in his memoir how the actor nearly died. his colon ruptured from opioid use when he was 49 years old.
However, the book also contains several references and anecdotes about other celebrities, some of whom died of drug overdoses. variety When Sunday TimesPerry, 53, mentioned Reeves twice while reflecting on the untimely deaths of River Phoenix, Chris Farley and Heath Ledger.
“River was a beautiful man inside and out—it turned out to be too beautiful for this world,” Perry wrote.・Why is Keanu Reeves still walking among us when original thinkers like Ledger are gone?
The comment caught the attention of Reeves, who is best known for his roles in the “Matrix” and “John Wick” franchises.
According to an anonymous insider cited by the publication, Reeves thought the comment came “from left field,” but thought it “backfired” after Perry apologized.
Perry apologized in a statement to deadlinehe was “actually a huge Keanu fan” and chose a “random name.”
“My mistake. I’m sorry,” he said. “I should have used my name instead.”
Representatives for Perry and Reeves did not immediately respond to an insider’s request for comment.
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