The wish that Matthew Perry could never fulfill: he was “depressed” after several failed relationships and wanted to be a father

The actor Matthew Perry, known for playing Chandler Bing in the series Friends, died last night at the age of 54. His lifeless body was found in the hot tub at his Bluesail Drive home, and the cause of death has yet to be determined. The interpreter had been fighting his addiction to alcohol and drugs for years, and a few weeks before he had experienced a relapse. He battled certain shortcomings in his life, as he was looking for love and starting a family, according to reports Daily Mail.

The British tabloid points out that the artist felt “sad” and “depressed” because for some time he wanted to enjoy a stable relationship and be a father. With his last girlfriend, the talent representative Molly Hurwitzbroke up in 2021. He never got married.

Throughout his life, the star of Friends He dated several well-known actresses, including, Lizzy Caplan y Julia Roberts. In fact, in Friends, lovers and that terrible thingthe autobiographical book he released in 2022, the actor confessed that he always felt insecure when he started a romance.

In his book he related that he sent Roberts three dozen red roses after his cameo in Friends. They dated for half a year, but finally he left her for the same reason he broke up with all his girlfriends: he didn’t feel up to the task and, as he feared that they would leave him because he felt very needy, he made the decision ahead of time.

“Dating Julia Roberts had been too much for me. I had always been sure she was going to break up with me.” […]. “So instead of facing the inevitable agony of losing her, I broke up with the beautiful and brilliant Julia Roberts,” the post reads.

“I break up with everyone because I am deathly afraid that they will find out that I am not enough, that I don’t matter and that I am too needy, and that they will break up with me and then that will kill me, because I will have to take drugs and that will kill me,” read the following lines.

An unexpected goodbye

Last Saturday, October 28, a yellow tape blocked the entrance to the actor’s house and, shortly after, at 7:00 p.m., several helicopters flew over the area. Perry’s mother, Suzanne, and her husband, the announcer Keith Morrisonthey arrived at the doors of the house, crowded with journalists and Los Angeles police officers who were trying to block the street to curious onlookers.

Matthew Perry was the son of the actor John Bennett Perry y Suzanne Marie Langfordformer press secretary to the Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau. Matthew was born in 1969 and grew up between Montreal and Los Angeles after his parents separated when Perry was just one year old.

Perry gained his popularity in Friendsa series in which he earned one million euros per episode, and whose protagonists played Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc y David Schwimmer.

He also starred in films such as The Ron Clark Story, 17 Again, Fools Rush In o The Whole Nine Yards, in which he shared the screen with Bruce Willis.