Matthew Perry Receives Fan & Celebrity Support Following Hospitalization
Actor Matthew Perry is receiving a lot of love after opening up about a health scare this weekend.
Most beloved for his role as Chandler Bing in Friends, Perry has most recently appeared on the small screen in projects like The Good Fight, The Odd Couple, and The Kennedys: Decline and Fall. But it's been a while since he's been in the spotlight, and now we're learning why.
The actor posted on Twitter on September 15, "Three months in a hospital bed. Check."
Three months in a hospital bed. Check.
— matthew perry (@MatthewPerry) September 15, 2018
It turns out that Perry was hospitalized after he underwent a surgery to repair a gastrointestinal perforation, according to Deadline. His representative said in a statement, "He is grateful for the concern and asks for continued privacy as he heals."
The 49-year-old's condition could have been much worse if it went untreated, as such perforations can cause serious infections and other complications. More details remain private at this time, but the revelation has spawned a lot of support from both fans and celebrities as they comment on the actor's tweet.
Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan star Wendell Pierce and TV personality and actress Yvette Nicole Brown were quick to wish their fellow actor well.
Wishing you nothing but GOOD HEALTH
— Wendell Pierce (@WendellPierce) September 16, 2018
Glad you're on the mend, friend ❤
— yvette nicole brown (@YNB) September 16, 2018
While quite a few fans shared their support for Perry by tweeting gifs and other meaningful messages with well wishes. See what they had to say below.
— Linda infinita 💚 (@lxzjuarez) September 15, 2018
Hope you’re doing better pic.twitter.com/xyDiaTVXlz
— Brenda Williams (@W88119000Brenda) September 16, 2018
Get well soon. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/JRqw25MHId
— jenn (@tommo_jenn) September 16, 2018
I am SO sorry to hear of your recent "sentence" in the hospital! I think you are HYSTERICAL sir and I hope you heal & are out of your "cell" soon! Best of luck to you Mr. Perry. 😎
— The Fluffy-Balled Snarky McSnarkface (@MikeHermenet) September 15, 2018
Woww ... sending lots of love your way 💗 💗💗 Hope you are starting to feel better!!!
— The HollyBeat (@TheHollyBeat) September 15, 2018